Category: Discussion

August 8, 2017

15 Reasons to Read #EpicGenieLo If You Like Inuyasha

15 Reasons to Read #EpicGenieLo If You Like Inuyasha

Happy release day to The Epic Crush of Genie Lo by F.C. Yee!! To celebrate, I’m going to talk about the one comparison I had between the book and one of my absolute favorite animes, Inuyasha! First, a disclaimer: I am aware that there are cultural differences between the book, which is based on Chinese mythology, and the Japanese anime. This […]

August 3, 2017

So You Want a Blogger to Read Your Book

So You Want a Blogger to Read Your Book

You’re an author. You wrote your book and now it’s time to send it out into the world. You jump on social media and you see a bunch of people identified as “book bloggers” hanging out, chatting about books, writing reviews, and spreading the word. Sounds like just what you need. So you go to send a blogger a review […]

July 30, 2017

Making Your eReader Your Friend

Making Your eReader Your Friend

You’re running out of shelf space. You want to carry hundreds of books with you at once. You received an eARC. You want to take advantage of eBook deal prices.  You need to use your eReader and it’s not an enjoyable experience because staring at that screen is a struggle. Obviously this doesn’t apply to everyone. Some readers have zero […]

July 28, 2017

5 Ways to Support Your Fave Book Bloggers

5 Ways to Support Your Fave Book Bloggers

Yesterday I tweeted something that became fairly popular (compared to all my other tweets lol) after a few people commented on some of my reviews this past week. If a blogger’s review helped you decide to read a book, tell them! Those comments mean the world! — Austine 🐉 (@AustineDecker) July 27, 2017 It made me think about the work […]

July 27, 2017

I Used to be a Teen Book Blogger

I Used to be a Teen Book Blogger

It took me a while to figure out what to title this post, if I’m being honest. It’s hard to capture that feeling of what once was and where I am now. If you didn’t know, I started in this community as a teen book blogger. It was the summer before my junior year of high school when I stumbled […]

May 28, 2017

So You Want to Write a Book Review…

So You Want to Write a Book Review…

Great! Wanting to write a review is the first step! I’ve been doing this for over 6 years and I think one of the hardest parts about writing reviews is being motivated enough to actually write them and not just start a new book. General Tips Now there’s no right or wrong way to review a book because it’s your thoughts but […]

May 18, 2017

6 Reasons I Might Unfollow You

6 Reasons I Might Unfollow You

You’re sitting on your computer, going through your social media pages to update your stats, checking your progress, when you notice that one of those numbers has gone down instead of up. Someone unfollowed you. Well that sucks. For some of you, it’s just a number. Others feel the need to check who specifically unfollowed them as though it will make the difference. […]