UNPOPULAR OPINION: Should book bloggers get paid for reviews?

UNPOPULAR OPINION: Should book bloggers get paid for reviews?

I've always wondered why there is such a negative connotation towards book bloggers who get paid for reviews. I understand that many people think that being paid then ensures (read: bribes) the blogger to write a good review, but honestly, let's start to move away from that kind of understanding. Let's be honest, unless you [...]

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WEEKLY ROUND UP OF THE BOOKISH GOODNESS I HAVE READ

WEEKLY ROUND UP OF THE BOOKISH GOODNESS I HAVE READ

Well, hello there. How are you? I know, it's been a while since I've done just a sit down and chat type of post. But here we are! And for those who celebrate, HAPPY EASTER! My easter was yesterday, so I've had two weeks of non-stop chocolate. Not that I'm complaining. Those Lindt Easter Eggs [...]

The Fierce Woman in Nalini Singh’s Guildhunter Series #fiercefemalereadsfebrurary

The Fierce Woman in Nalini Singh’s Guildhunter Series #fiercefemalereadsfebrurary

If you have been following me for a while, either through my blog or my Twitter, you may have an inkling as to my overwhelming and whole-hearted love for the author Nalini Singh. One of the most impactful characters she's ever written would have, in my own opinion, to be Elena Deveraux of the Guildhunter [...]

BOOK BLOGGERS’ MOST ANTICIPATED BOOKS OF 2019: Part Two

BOOK BLOGGERS’ MOST ANTICIPATED BOOKS OF 2019: Part Two

I'm baaack. And this time it's part TWO of Book Bloggers' Most Anticipated Books of 2019. I am super excited about this post but I'm so sad that it's over. I've enjoyed this experience immensely and I hope the bloggers that have been so kind have also too. I also want to thank you, readers, for being so supportive! It means a [...]

BOOK BLOGGERS’ MOST ANTICIPATED BOOKS OF 2019: Part One

BOOK BLOGGERS’ MOST ANTICIPATED BOOKS OF 2019: Part One

Finally!, they exclaim. We've only been waiting for what seems like years! I know, I know. I was just blown away by everyone's enthusiasm and I wanted it to be perfect! A few months ago, I took to Twitter to figure out what sort of blog post fellow book bloggers would be interested in doing as a sort of featured post. I'm happy [...]

Mental Health as a Book Blogger. It ain’t always books and rainbows.

Mental Health as a Book Blogger. It ain’t always books and rainbows.

I tweeted a few months ago about the challenges that come with doing what I'm doing right now: blogging. Although I love writing and reading with my entire soul, I have found that it can be extremely easy for us book bloggers (and other bloggers) to fall into fatigue or exhaustion concerning what we do. [...]

An (brief) exploration of modern poetry and the portrayal of the fierce woman

An (brief) exploration of modern poetry and the portrayal of the fierce woman

YAY! Today, I'm hosting the Fierce Female Reads February Blog Tour and this is my post! Be sure to check out Ashley's blog for more deets and follow @fiercefemreads on Twitter so you don't miss anything! Let me get personal for a moment. My understanding of who I am, of my strength, my values, what [...]