Company Spotlight: Grammarly

Hello everyone! So, today I am partnering with Grammarly (#westanaffilates lol) to give a rundown of the company and what it does. If you haven’t heard of Grammarly before, it is an online tool that checks your writing for all kinds of mistakes (depending on the plan you get) including spelling, punctuation, grammar, even plagiarism! …

Iconic Books of the Decade: 2010’s

Let’s start off by saying 10 years is a longgggg time and a lot can change in those ten years. In the 2010s, a lot definitely did change, especially in regards to books, even more so Young Adult novels. There were also more than a few markers of these changes, in the forms of the …

It is #BannedBooksWeek, also known as the week where every literary enthusiast comes to arms about the fact that certain books are banned for what some might consider ridiculous reasons, all across the world. Today, though, I wanted to talk about the topic, specifically in highlighting the main reasons books are banned, and consider if …

Do I ever really need a reason to watch David Tennant? The amount of films and tv shows I’ve watched since Doctor Who because of my favorite doctor is…a lot. So just for a matter of perspective, that’s where I’m coming from – a David Tennant fan. I’ve never read Good Omens, even though any …

The Importance of Trigger Warnings

Hi everyone! I’m J from the BookTube channel J.L. Todd the Diction Puppeteer! Today I will be writing about a topic I am very passionate about: trigger/content warnings in books and their importance. First of all, let’s all get on the same page of what “triggered” means. It does NOT mean that someone gets mad …

Harry Potter TV Show In The Works?

Since the debut of Harry Potter and the Sorceror’s Stone in 1997, there have followed six books in the original series, many more spinoffs, eight movies, two movie spinoffs, an entire theme park, and innumerable fanfiction. It’s safe to say that, for millions of people around the world, JK Rowling’s Harry Potter series is home. …

Ultimate Survival Guide to Book Conventions & Festivals

Hello everyone! This week is one of the biggest weeks for bookish people as people from around the world flock to Blogbound, Book Expo, and, Book Con. Whether you have been to one, two or all of the conventions, the experience can be a doozy, to say the least. Over the years, it’s common for …

2018 End of Year Wrap-Up + 2019 Goals

Hello everyone! So it is December 31st, 2018 aka the last day before 2019 begins and, honestly, it’s been a pretty wonderful year. Today, I’m taking the time to look back at 2018 to go over what happened and see what worked & what didn’t. I really liked the way I did my wrap up …

75 Books To Spend Your Gift Cards On

*this post includes affiliate links I have with Amazon* Hello everyone and happy holidays! With the holidays just passing by, you might’ve accumulated a gift card or two which is awesome – I love gift cards as presents – but, it tends to be hard to figure out what to spend it on. Lucky for …

2018 Bookish Holiday Gift Guide

*this post includes affiliate links* Hello everyone! With the holidays coming up, you may be wondering what to get your resident bookdragon! Should you get them a book? Ahhh they may already have it. Should you get them an Amazon gift card and let them choose? Eeep maybe too impersonal. What about a bookISH gift? Yep! …