Category: Discussion

Thinking About Blogging Goals for 2018

September 28, 2017 | Discussion by Austine
Thinking About Blogging Goals for 2018

I love lists. Like I really love lists. Making them, crossing things off, all of it. Seeing what I’ve accomplished is just so satisfying and truly a great motivator. And it’s that time of the year again to start thinking about a list of goals for myself as a reader and for the blog! I don’t always write all my goals down, some just float around my […]

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Cover Critique – Minimalist vs Artwork

September 23, 2017 | Discussion by Austine
Cover Critique – Minimalist vs Artwork

You know, I used to think cover re-designs were the worst thing ever (especially) when they happened mid-series and ruined the chances of a matching set of the book because yes that’s important to me. Anyway, I’ve since reconsidered my position and think that there are some books out there that could use new looks. Girls Made of Snow and Glass is a beautifully executed Snow […]

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Using Social Media in a “Smart” Way

September 6, 2017 | Discussion by Austine
Using Social Media in a “Smart” Way

Do you currently have a job, or plan on having a job in the future? Chances are you answered “yes” to that. Now my next question: do you have any social media accounts? I bet most of you said “yes” to that too. We live in a technological world and while our social media may be used more for our own personal use, it can […]

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The Novel Knight’s Plan to Stay Organized

September 5, 2017 | Discussion by Austine
The Novel Knight’s Plan to Stay Organized

Yesterday I talked about a few general tips for managing a book blog while also being a full-time student. Those tips were pretty general because it’s a very personalized thing, staying organized, but today I wanted to dive into how I stay organized. This post may be really helpful for y’all or it could be a waste of time, depending on who you are and what your […]

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5 Tips for Blogging as a Full-Time Student

September 4, 2017 | Discussion by Austine
5 Tips for Blogging as a Full-Time Student

Hello friends. It’s September! I can’t believe the summer is already over but it’s that time of year where many of you are headed back to school and I bet your schedules just got a whole lot busier. I know mine did. In the spirit of the start of the new school year, I wanted to do a blog mini series on aspects of book […]

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15 Reasons to Read #EpicGenieLo If You Like Inuyasha

August 8, 2017 | Discussion by Austine
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 post is not a comment […]

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Find Your Perfect Bookish Subscription Box

August 5, 2017 | Discussion by Austine
Find Your Perfect Bookish Subscription Box

Since I love making lists so much, I was asked to make one of book subscription boxes over on Twitter earlier this week so here you go! Though, a disclaimer: I’ve only tried some of these boxes so can’t attest to the quality of each box. This list is compiled from a combination of my own experience and research! But first… what IS a book […]

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So You Want a Blogger to Read Your Book

August 3, 2017 | Discussion by Austine
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” handing 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 request. And this is where […]

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