Posts Tagged: book blogging

Blogging Guilt

Blogging Guilt

November 21, 2017 Discussion 9

When uni finished, I was so excited to get back into blogging. I was so sure I’d start posting 3 times a week again, interacting with everyone, smashing out the reviews and reading all the time. But then that didn’t happen… My life got busy and I was distracted by adulting problems and video games. Which is fine, we blog […]

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How I Read 50+ Books a Year in Vet School

How I Read 50+ Books a Year in Vet School

November 18, 2017 Discussion, Tutorial 9

Now that I’ve come out on the other side of the stress filled horror of vet school, I’ve realised it that it’s a pretty decent achievement to keep up with my reading goals of 50 books a year. Clearly this means I’m some sort of expert and completely qualified to enforce my tips on to you. Without further adieu, I […]

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Acquiring ARCs 101

Acquiring ARCs 101

June 8, 2017 Tutorial 24

Please note the first part of this post is not serious in any way. Actually useful tips are at the bottom :) It’s a truth universally acknowledged that ARCs are needed to become a Big Blogger. Every successful bookworm sleeps on a pile of the hottest ARCs, sent especially to them from publishers. Little under-bloggers scrabble at their feet for […]

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The Meaning in the Stars

The Meaning in the Stars

April 18, 2017 Discussion 22

Despite being a scale of 1-5, star rating don’t always mean the same things to different people. It is a subjective scale, and we all have our own reasons behind what we rate and why. The variation can sometimes be quite dramatic. Goodreads provides a guid for the stars, but tbh I don’t really agree with all of it. My […]

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It’s Time for an Intervention

It’s Time for an Intervention

March 28, 2017 Discussion 41

I was innocently perusing Goodreads the other day, adding things to my shelves when I noticed something alarming. I looked at my TBR pile shelf and… well let me show you: And this is where I specify that these are books I actually own. It’s not the Goodreads “To Read” shelf where I add every book I’m slightly interested in. […]

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ARCs of Guilt

ARCs of Guilt

October 12, 2016 Discussion 40

The access to review copies is one of the greatest privileges of a book reviewer’s life… but it’s also one of the biggest pains.  Don’t get me wrong, I am very grateful to receive review copies from publishers. But unfortunately it has created a monumental problem. The biggest problem a reader ever has to face.  The Never Ending, Forever Mutiplying […]

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When Your Alias Takes Over Your Life

When Your Alias Takes Over Your Life

October 18, 2015 Discussion 51

. I know that nowadays a large majority of you blog under your real first name/nickname and a smaller portion uses an alias. I briefly mentioned that I use an alias that is somewhat close to my real name. Anyways, I have been-basically-this persona for more than a few years now. I initially created the alias because of my old anxiety […]

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