bookish · tags, features, memes, etc.

7 ways to get out of the black hole that is called the reading slump (+ book recommendation)

THE READING SLUMP. or, as i like to call it: THE BLACK HOLE. because it’s really hard to get out of it. in fact, sometimes it’s nearly impossible. and, not to brag or anything, but i survived THE BLACK HOLE many times. that’s why i decided to share a post about how to get out… Continue reading 7 ways to get out of the black hole that is called the reading slump (+ book recommendation)

bookish · discussions

what do you look for in a blog?

reasons of following a blog (or following someone in general) vary from one person to another. it usually depends on the topics discussed, the writing style, and, believe it or not, graphics/theme. yes, as much as we try not to judge something by its looks, a blog theme does have a role in attracting people. it… Continue reading what do you look for in a blog?

bookish · monthly recaps

A MONTHLY RECAP: march ’17/april ’17

march ’17 i literally don’t know how march passed by. i feel like we skipped this month. it passed in a blur, and i wasn’t that productive. but honestly? that’s the result when you set too many monthly goals. also, i broke my phone. and now i have to wait until may to get new… Continue reading A MONTHLY RECAP: march ’17/april ’17

bookish · reviews

REVIEW + DISCUSSION: get it together, delilah! by erin gough

+ thank you to chronicle books and netgalley for providing me a review copy of this book. this doesn’t affect my thoughts in any way. + p.s. this book is ALREADY published in australia as THE FLYWHEEL. however, it’s finally getting published in the u.s. as GET IT TOGETHER, DELILAH! in april 2017. + p.p.s. it has come… Continue reading REVIEW + DISCUSSION: get it together, delilah! by erin gough

bookish · discussions

what’s the cure to problematic books?

if you’ve been on twitter or goodreads, you’ll know that a lot of popular books are, in reality, quite problematic, which means they either feature erasure of diverse elements (replacing a diverse character by a white straight cisgender mentally stable one*) , or insulting acts/words about a certain marginalized community. *for example, riverdale’s tv show, erasing the… Continue reading what’s the cure to problematic books?

bookish · reviews

REVIEW: queens of geek, by jen wilde

thank you to swoon reads and netgalley for sending me a digital review copy of this book. this does not affect my point of view in any way. Queens of Geek, by Jen Wilde Published by: Swoon Reads (March 14th, 2017) Genre: Young Adult, Romance, LGBT, Contemporary Pages: 288 Goodreads // The Book Depository ★★★★★ When BFFs… Continue reading REVIEW: queens of geek, by jen wilde

bookish · monthly recaps

A MONTHLY RECAP: january + february ’17 / march ’17

january + february ’17 busy two months it has been (as you can see from the lack of my productivity on here). i had a lot of homework and exams before going on a two-weeks holiday, then traveled, and didn’t get the time to relax from everything when school started again. so i couldn’t balance… Continue reading A MONTHLY RECAP: january + february ’17 / march ’17