Book Review | Not Here To Be Liked by Michelle Quach

Genre(s): Contemporary, RomanceAge Level: Young AdultRelease Date: September 14, 2021Publisher: Harper Children’s 2.5 out of 5 stars Eliza Quan is the perfect candidate for editor in chief of her school paper. That is, until ex-jock Len DiMartile decides on a whim to run against her. Suddenly her vast qualifications mean squat because inexperienced Len—who isContinue reading “Book Review | Not Here To Be Liked by Michelle Quach”

Monthly Wrap-Up | August 2021

August was a month of craziness – just like other months, but also unlike other months. What do I mean? This was my break month – teaching was finally finished and it’s summer break! I thought I would get a lot more reading done this month but I ended up doing a lot less becauseContinue reading “Monthly Wrap-Up | August 2021”

6 Things Readers Hate To See In Books

As amazing as a book synopsis can be, the actual bulk of the book is so important. Beginnings are important in getting readers invested in the characters, middles must continue with momentum, have some good twists, and endings must be satisfying and realistic. I think it’s safe to say that writing a book isn’t easy!Continue reading “6 Things Readers Hate To See In Books”

6 Reasons Physical Books Will Always Have My Heart

If you go up to any avid reader and ask them: “physical books or ebooks?”, they’ll probably have an opinion. I know some people that will only read physical books, and others who swear by their Kindle! Last month, I posted a blog post called I’ve Converted to eBooks! (Kinda). I’ve always been a physicalContinue reading “6 Reasons Physical Books Will Always Have My Heart”

Monthly Wrap-Up | July 2021

I anticipated this past month to be one of the busiest and that it was. I taught two high school Summer School courses and for one of them, it was my first time ever teaching it. Luckily, I still managed to get through the month and even ended up reading one more book than IContinue reading “Monthly Wrap-Up | July 2021”

11 Reader Problems | Book Tag

I am super excited to participate in my first book blog tag! The questions included are pretty specific so it actually took some thought to come up with my answers. Hopefully after reading through this, you’ll feel like you know me and my book habits a little bit more.  Here we go! You have 20,000Continue reading “11 Reader Problems | Book Tag”

6 Things Book Lovers Do At Bookstores

Before I started seriously reading books, I still always enjoyed going to bookstores. They have this charm to them that other stores don’t and usually carry journals and stationary (things I love)! The ironic part of it is that I’d go to bookstores all the time to look at everything but books. Obviously things haveContinue reading “6 Things Book Lovers Do At Bookstores”

How To Be A Book Blogger If You Have No Time

Having a book blog takes a lot of time, organization, and dedication but it’s worth it because it’s so rewarding and fun too! Not only do you create a platform where you can express your own style and voice, it’s also a great way to connect with other readers/bloggers and have the chance to connectContinue reading “How To Be A Book Blogger If You Have No Time”

Monthly Wrap-Up | June 2021

Like I mentioned last month, June was probably going to be a busy month, and it was! The school year is finally over and report cards are done but there will be no rest because I’m also teaching Summer School this year. Teaching high school kids is something I love doing so despite how timeContinue reading “Monthly Wrap-Up | June 2021”

7 Book-Buying Mistakes I Used To Make

When we first start something really new, we usually don’t know how to navigate it until we’ve made some mistakes and learned from them.  When it comes to buying books, I definitely made my fair share of mistakes. Looking back, I didn’t have much of an idea of the bookish world – all I knewContinue reading “7 Book-Buying Mistakes I Used To Make”

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