Tag: Discussion

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! …

DISCUSSION: Book-ish Tips For Students

*this post includes affiliate links I have with Amazon* Hello everyone! So, this month is August and, like millions of people around the world, I’m headed back to school! With going back to school (specifically, university for me) comes buying textbooks, figuring out which books to bring from home, making plans for posts to write …

DISCUSSION: Writing Tools, Resources & Tips

Hello everyone! So, between being a blogger, student, and creative writer, I write a pretty good amount….and I also make a lot of typos and mistakes. Over the years, I’ve learned how to be a better writer spanning across how I come up with & execute my ideas, writing style, techniques, and editing in general. …

DISCUSSION: The Magic of Pre-Order Incentives

Hello everyone! So, today, I wanted to talk about something that’s always fascinated me since I’ve heard of them: pre-order incentives (POIs). It’s a conversation I’ve seen going around Twitter for a long while (legit, I started this post in September) but, before being a book blogger (and actually up until 2 yrs into my …

DISCUSSION: 100+ Muslim Books & Creators

*this post includes affiliate links I have with Amazon* Hello everyone! So, earlier in the year, I made a post with 10 books by/with Muslims, and linked to a couple threads I did on Twitter, Goodreads, and Amazon, however, as the year went on and I added more books between them, I realized I was …

DISCUSSION: Don’t Forget The Young In Young Adult

Hello everyone! Lately, there’s been some discussion that pops up about the YA book community, specifically about the lack of teens/teen authority. Now what I mean by that is: there seem to be a lot fewer teens in the community (aka people 19 or younger) and, adults in the community seem to have more authority …

A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J Maas – SPOILER Review, Art, Questions & Theories

*this post includes affiliate links I have with Amazon* Hello everyone! So last year I wrote a very not-calm, insanity, fangirl-filled review for A Court of Mist and Fury* by Sarah J Maas. This year, and in this post, I’m writing a hopefully more calm but still just as dead but also more numbish filled review for …

DISCUSSION: #POCbent and the Media

Hello everyone!! So this last week I did something kind of interesting on Twitter…..I #POCbent it up. Now for those who don’t understand a word of what I said, let me break it down: Over the last 500 years or so, there’s been an emergence of people wanting characters to be more diverse (and rightly …

How To Get Your Book Reviewed – Part 3, Timing

Hello peepsies! So last week was part 2 of a 3-week long feature I’m running called “How To Get Your Book Reviewed.” It’s mainly for all the authors out there wondering why bloggers may be turning them down and/or how to get more reviews. Today, on my last week, I’m going to talk about timing! I …

How To Get Your Book Reviewed – Part 2, Contacting The Blogger

Hello everyone! So last week, I started a 3 week long feature I’m running called “How To Get Your Book Reviewed.” It’s mainly for all the authors out there wondering why bloggers may be turning them down and/or how to get more reviews. Last week, I discussed genres and policies, and why they are really …