General

How much has your reading changed while on lockdown?

Unprecedented times. New normal. Uncharted territory. As a marketer, I’ve used all these buzzwords and more in comms I’ve helped pen in the past few weeks. And one decision I made right off the bat was that I would never ever talk about these, well…unprecedented times on this blog. Reading is an act of escapism,…… Continue reading How much has your reading changed while on lockdown?

Satire

9 exhibits from The Museum of Bookish Misery

The Museum of Bookish Misery is extremely happy to have you here with us on this virtual tour. Sit back, relax, and feast your eyes on all the low-grade crappy things bookworms have done to land in this museum! In the collection 1. The first reader to ever dog-ear pages 2. The first person to…… Continue reading 9 exhibits from The Museum of Bookish Misery

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OTT: All the ways I will kill you if you dare to interrupt my reading

Off Tangent Thoughts (OTT) is a kickass meme my girl Charvi of Not Just Fiction fame started. “Off Tangent Thoughts(OTT) is a bi-monthly meme that has a basic list-based format wherein bloggers express their points in the form of a short or long list with the points under the list being merely a couple lines…… Continue reading OTT: All the ways I will kill you if you dare to interrupt my reading

General

Understanding and handling your bookworm: A guide.

The bookworm is a confusing creature. It claims to love books a lot and yet constantly screams, cries about, or throws said books across the room. What’s going on in its head? And how exactly do you handle it without getting killed in the process? Here’s a nifty little guide on what your bookworm means…… Continue reading Understanding and handling your bookworm: A guide.

Book Reviews

A Q & A with Markus Zusak ft. book thieves, bloggers, and balderdash.

On Friday, at 5:30pm, Starmark in association with the Australian Consulate-General, hosted an event–a conversation with the award-winning author Markus Zusak. A bunch of us, bloggers and bookstagrammers, flocked to the bookstore to see our favourite author in person. It was a tightly-packed space, and I may or may not have accidentally (and quite inappropriately)…… Continue reading A Q & A with Markus Zusak ft. book thieves, bloggers, and balderdash.

Wednesday wisdom

45 killer blog post ideas for book bloggers.

In my previous Wednesday Wisdom post, I spoke about certain kinds of posts that you should be writing. Today, we’ll get down to the nitty-gritty and look at actual post ideas that could make your next blog post. This is just a list of blog posts you could use in your blog. If you have…… Continue reading 45 killer blog post ideas for book bloggers.

Book Reviews

Blog tour: Victory for the Shipyard Girls by Nancy Revell

I received a free copy of this book from Cornerstone, Penguin Random House in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own. Goodreads synopsis: Sunderland, 1942 With the war showing no sign of abating, Helen is thriving in her role as shipyard manager. But at home the return of…… Continue reading Blog tour: Victory for the Shipyard Girls by Nancy Revell

Book Reviews

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer

I didn’t know of this amazing book’s existence until the trailer of its Netflix adaptation dropped. Would I want to read an epistolary novel set during World War II about book lovers? HELL YEAH! Goodreads synopsis: “I wonder how the book got to Guernsey? Perhaps there is some sort of secret homing instinct in books…… Continue reading The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer

Listicle

5 ways you should not react when that annoying friend says they don’t read.

If, like yours truly, you’re a bookworm, you probably lead with talking about your love for books while trying to make friends as an adult. In response to your almost incoherent gushing about how books are your babies, some people smile and nod. Some say a long-drawn-out “nice”, the only response they have to almost…… Continue reading 5 ways you should not react when that annoying friend says they don’t read.

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The 5 stages of dealing with all your unread books and ARCs.

There comes a moment in every book blogger’s life where they turn around, look at all the review copies they haven’t got around to reading yet, and wonder what the hell were they thinking. Here are the 5 stages of dealing with your ever-increasing TBR pile. Stage 1: Denial This is where you go numb.…… Continue reading The 5 stages of dealing with all your unread books and ARCs.

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Where HAVE I been? Beds empty! No note! Car gone!

Hiya! *waves aggressively* You know me. I blog about books. I write posts that my sister and one friend find funny, which obviously makes me a very humorous person. I occasionally lurk on your blogs and leave comments that I hope are witty, but probably just come across as weird. I’ve been slacking off on…… Continue reading Where HAVE I been? Beds empty! No note! Car gone!