Category: Discussion

The Secret to Getting ARCs – Building Your Blog Stats

May 20, 2017 | Discussion by Austine
The Secret to Getting ARCs – Building Your Blog Stats

I know what you’re probably thinking. FINALLY someone cracked the system and is willing to share their wisdom with the world. Because getting ARCs must be a big secret, right? How do those other bloggers get all those books? What are they doing that I need to be doing? Without further delay… the secret to getting ARCs is… there is no secret. I’ll wait until the boo’s and […]

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6 Reasons I Might Unfollow You

May 18, 2017 | Discussion by Austine
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. Either way, it happened. Yet […]

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Don’t Like Contemporaries? Try These!

May 16, 2017 | Discussion by Austine
Don’t Like Contemporaries? Try These!

I get it. Contemporaries aren’t your thing. Trust me when I say they aren’t mine either. In fact, I never chose to read them of my own accord until this past year. Can you believe that? Twenty-two years spent ignoring an entire genre! (We won’t talk about thriller/suspense novels…) BUT this year I made the life-changing discovery of a few books that even this fantasy-obsessed reader could […]

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Small Community, Big Voice

March 15, 2017 | Discussion by Austine
Small Community, Big Voice

What is our role as book bloggers? BookTubers? Bookstagrammers?  It’s a question I ask myself more and more lately. What kind of impact do we make on the book world? What is our place? Is our work worth it? I can only speak about blogging and marginally about bookstagram so my thoughts are more centered around those but blogging is hard. Much harder than just reading […]

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In Which I Talk About My Reviews That No One Reads

February 22, 2017 | Discussion by Austine
In Which I Talk About My Reviews That No One Reads

Okay, not that NO one reads, so let me explain. I am a book blogger. I review books on my blog. It’s how I got into the book world as more than just a reader. It’s my bread and butter when it comes to blogging. And yet, you know what posts receive the least amount of views? Reviews. It’s not that people don’t read them, but […]

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When 140 Characters Isn’t Enough

January 21, 2017 | Discussion by Austine
When 140 Characters Isn’t Enough

It’s crazy how the littlest things can spark so many emotions. This morning, I woke up to a friend telling a few of us that someone in the book community burned a book on a different media platform. My first feeling was that of horror. How could someone feel justified in doing such a terrible thing? Then came the anger. The rage that a book, […]

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The Very Best Books of 2016 (Link-Up)!

January 6, 2017 | Discussion, Other by Austine
The Very Best Books of 2016 (Link-Up)!

Hello, hello everyone! So far all this week we’ve been talking about the community about our goals for the new year, and everything in between here on NovelKnight. And today, we want to reach out to you all and see what you thought were the best books of 2016! So…what do we need YOU to do? Add links to your favorite reviews of 2016 (doesn’t […]

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In Which We Challenge Each Other to Read!

In Which We Challenge Each Other to Read!

Yesterday we talked about the book community and how it led to the creation of Beat the Backlist. Today, we’re challenging each other (within the confines of the BTB guidelines) to make the year more interesting for ourselves. Both of us are participating in BTB and these challenges were meant as something fun for us to do as co-bloggers, and we wanted to share with you […]

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Let’s Chat About the Book Community

January 4, 2017 | Discussion by Austine
Let’s Chat About the Book Community

When it comes down to it, this past year has left an impact on our wonderful community. So much so that we wanted to talk a bit about some of the things that stood out to us, both the good and the bad. We’re all one big family here and families aren’t without their ups and downs, so let’s chat a bit about some of […]

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