Month: January 2016

Tips and Tricks: A “Ho..

Tips and Tricks: A “How To” ARC Reference Guide 

  Hi guys! This is something I’ve wanted to put together for a while. What is “this” you may ask? What is a How To ARC Reference Guide? Well, that’s easy. This guide is a helpful tool for newer bloggers/bookstagramers/booktubers to help them as they grow their following and start to request ARCs. The first […]

January 30, 2016
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Discussion: The Signed Book ..

Discussion: The Signed Book Conundrum

Today I went through my massive collection and pulled out a bunch of books that are going to go to the used bookstore. Now that I live in a small apartment I have much less room for books. Unfortunately I came across a dilemma, a pretty big dilemma. I’ve been to a bunch of author […]

January 27, 2016

YA Review: Captive by Aimee ..

YA Review: Captive by Aimee Carter

More often than not I’ve found that second books in a trilogy have a lot of problems. They tend to drag on and meander all over the place which can be a real let down after a really good first book. But then there are times when the first book in a series is just […]

January 25, 2016
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YA Review: What Happens Next..

YA Review: What Happens Next by Colleen Clayton

Content Warning: Non Consent, Rape  It’s not often that I go back and forth so much on a book. I’m usually pretty clear on my thoughts and it doesn’t take me a month to untangle them. Well, this book changed that. On one hand I think this is a really important book. It has a […]

January 25, 2016

DNF Review: Incarnate

DNF Review: Incarnate

During December I went on a binge. I was determined to add as many unread books as I could to my read pile, and in the process maybe take some of those now read books off my shelves. Needless to say I was successful. Because of this a lot of books were DNFed in the […]

January 25, 2016

Swag Guide: Whats, Hows and ..

Swag Guide: Whats, Hows and Whys

Swag.  We love it, some of us collect it, and it’s a big part of our book world. What what is it for and how do we get it? These are some of the questions this post is going to try to answer. So let’s start with the what. As in, what is swag? Swag […]

January 24, 2016

Marking Your Place: Bookmark..

Marking Your Place: Bookmarks, Paper Scraps, and Dog Ears 

  More than once I’ve been reading a book and suddenly found myself without a bookmark. Really, this should never happen. I have a massive collection of bookmarks from authors and publishers all over so why are they never around when I need them? So what do I do then? I look for something nearby […]

January 23, 2016

Book Product Review: Nook Co..

Book Product Review: Nook Color

*SIGH* Where do I even begin with this thing. Well there’s this, it makes me want to headdesk so hard. Don’t get me wrong, it was better than having to ereader. Granted, the thing irritated so much that I hardly used it, but I was happy to at least have something. But let me tell […]

January 20, 2016

Book Product Review- Samsung..

Book Product Review- Samsung Galaxy S 4 Nook

A while back Jenny came on here and talked about the Kindle Paperwhite. Ever since, I wanted to start talking about and reviewing things that weren’t books. Just think about how many things we use as bloggers and readers everyday that fall into the category of “bookish” but aren’t actually books. Of course, we have […]

January 20, 2016

Waiting on Wednesday: Scarle..

Waiting on Wednesday: Scarlett Epstein Hates it Here by Anna Breslaw

“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating. This week’s pre-publication “can’t-wait-to-read” selection is: Sometimes a book description just grabs you, and this is one of them. Although I’m wary when big name author’s names are used to describe books, I would love […]

January 20, 2016