I want to start a discussion about something that's been on my mind for a long time - do we, as book bloggers, have a moral responsibility to raise awareness about authors from our country? The situation Sometimes I feel that me, as a book blogger from Romania, have a responsibility to discuss about authors … Continue reading Let’s talk about blogging: Do we have a moral responsibility to raise awareness about authors from our country?
Well, the short answer is - to avoid the "danger of a single story" (Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie). Now let me get to the longer and (hopefully) more interesting answer 🙂 It starts with the talk The Danger of a Single Story by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie that I discovered after reading her book Americanah (my review). … Continue reading Why should you read stories about cultures that are different from your own?
Back in December 2020 I shared about my short and quite unsuccessful experience with Edelweiss. Based on the comments I received to that post from fellow bloggers, I decided to try Netgalley as well ... My conclusion after less than 2 months: Netgalley is THE place for bloggers to receive advanced reading copies!
I would like to hear your take on this topic: do you work on updating old posts? While writing the review of "Homegoing" by Yaa Gyasi I realized that my style of writing book reviews changed a lot compared to my first year of blogging - "The Circle" by Dave Eggers was my first book … Continue reading Let’s talk about blogging: Do you update old posts?
Today I would like to share with you something I've been thinking about for quite a long time - it's about reading reviews of books I haven't heard of (and here I include also reviews of books written by authors I haven't heard of). In a nutshell, if I do not recognize the book nor … Continue reading Let’s talk about book reviews: Do you read reviews of books you haven’t heard of?
Do you know that awesome feeling when you discover a new favourite blogger, you spend tens of minutes reading all his/her posts and can't stop but commenting to all the book reviews and bookish discussions? I'm sure you know what I'm talking about 🙂 In this post I want to share with you the paths … Continue reading How to discover new bloggers to follow
Wow, how did one year pass so quickly? It seems like only yesterday that I was brainstorming the name of the blog and thinking what to write in the "About" section ... After celebrating the one-year anniversary of Readers' High Tea with the launch of WanderBooks, I think it's a good time to reflect on … Continue reading Personal insights after one year of blogging about books
Since I've started blogging I've read many blogs that are either dedicated or just touch upon the topic of diverse books. Being the first time I've encountered this term, I did a little research* about it and I want to share my findings with you. About diverse books ... Let's start by making sure we … Continue reading About diverse books and where to find them