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.
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.
I received a copy of this book from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own. One of my favorite genres is literary fiction and one of my favorite publishers is St. Martin’s Press. When I saw that they were publishing literary fiction by an Irish author,…… Continue reading When All Is Said by Anne Griffin
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
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
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.
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.