Tag: Bookish Stats

The StoryGraph Is Amazing & You Need To Join (Warning: Severe Fangirling)

The StoryGraph Is Amazing & You Need To Join (Warning: Severe Fangirling)

Posted December 11, 2020 in Bookish Things // 19 Comments

Hey y’all. I’ve been itching to write a post on The StoryGraph for a while now.  I jumped on the bandwagon back in the summer, when several thousand new members joined all at once and things sorta exploded.  At the time, my pull was that The StoryGraph was a Black-owned startup and an alternative to Goodreads, but Nadia and her team continue to be amazing.  So today, I’m sharing why The StoryGraph is my new primary book cataloging hub, and why I think you should switch over. As if of right now, The StoryGraph is still in beta.  It’s so polished, […]

The Secret Life of a Book Blogger Tag // In Which I Talk About How I’ve Been Blogging Forever. FOR. EV. ER.

The Secret Life of a Book Blogger Tag // In Which I Talk About How I’ve Been Blogging Forever. FOR. EV. ER.

Posted February 17, 2020 in Tags // 4 Comments

We book bloggers are a rare and strange breed, are we not?  We come from all walks of life, from all over the world.  We come in all sorts of shapes and sizes and colors and backgrounds and states of being.  We are united by one thing – a love for the written word, and our platforms. We may not all be on the same platforms, and we may not all read the same sorts of book, but there is that common chain.  And the bookish community is a force in itself.  We have our ups and downs and drama […]

2018: My Year In Books

2018: My Year In Books

Posted January 1, 2019 in Bookish Things // 9 Comments

Annual round up time!  I like this time of year because it’s like this amazing gallery of all the different worlds I’ve visited and the people I’ve meant.  Okay, so granted, all these people and places are fictional, but books are still the sort of thing that make me happy, so taking a brief revisit is always fun. As I predicted last year, 2018 was so much better than 2017 in regards to my personal life, travel, reading, everything!  I’m so grateful for this upturn, and I’m sure 2019 will bring whole new slew of joy and surprises.  I started my […]