Thoughts

The 2nd Annual Book Blogger Awards: Nominations

Thank you, Jenna @ Falling Letters, for nominating me in the young adult section! The Annual Book Blogger Awards gives recognition to book bloggers for all the work they do in the way that awards for other types of blogs do. Joce @ Write Through the Night hosts these awards. I haven’t heard of these… Continue reading The 2nd Annual Book Blogger Awards: Nominations

Graphic Novel · Nonfiction · Review

Fetch by Nicole J. Georges

When Nicole J. Georges was sixteen, she adopted Beija, the shar-pei/corgi mix with a difficult disposition. For the next fifteen, sixteen years, Nicole and Beija live together and fight for each other through depression, heartbreak, and people’s carelessness about dogs’ needs. Nicole learns how to be responsible for and how to care for a pet. In Fetch: How a Bad Dog Brought Me Home, they learn how to deal with each other’s needs.

Image · Thoughts

I love that book’s spine: Spine designs to look for

Amazon Books and Target, be they online or brick-and-mortar, display their books with the front cover out, instead of the spine. They understand the importance of the front cover in convincing people to at least pick it up off the shelf. The front cover gives a big first impression of the book and must entice… Continue reading I love that book’s spine: Spine designs to look for

Modern Fantasy · Review · Young Adult

Happily by Chauncey Rogers | eARC Review

I received this electronic Advanced Reader Copy from the author in exchange for an honest review.

I’m late to publishing this review, but better late than never. Happily, by Chauncey Rogers, is clever retelling of Cinderella. Instead of a helpless goody two shoes, this protagonist is no stranger to crime and taking advantage of incompetence.

Book Tags

2nd Quarter (April – June) Fanfiction Reading Challenge Link-Up

Welcome to the Second Quarter Link-up for the 2018 Fanfiction Reading Challenge, hosted by me, Carrie @ Cat on the Bookshelf. Welcome, challenge participants and fanfic lovers! Last quarter only had me and Cee Arr @ Dora Reads use it, so I am thinking about making what would have been a third and fourth quarter link-up into a… Continue reading 2nd Quarter (April – June) Fanfiction Reading Challenge Link-Up

Book Tags

Monthly Wrap-Up: March 2018 + An Announcement

Welcome to the end of March! It’s time to wrap up what’s been going on the blog and what I’ve found in my blog hopping travels. I also have an announcement to share at the end of this post, so stay tuned until the end. Book Reviews Take Your Medicine by Hannah Carmack | eARC… Continue reading Monthly Wrap-Up: March 2018 + An Announcement

Technology

A Guide to Twitter Hashtags for Book Bloggers

Are you a book blogger who uses Twitter? Are you struggling to find hashtags that work for you? This post is for you. Evelina from Avalinah’s Books tweeted a wish for a resource of hashtags for new book bloggers, like the thread for new authors. I wish someone did this for #bookbloggers too, this is absolutely… Continue reading A Guide to Twitter Hashtags for Book Bloggers