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?
I want to share with you 2 tricks I discovered to increase my NetGalley feedback ratio. And no, it's not the obvious "do not request more books than you can handle", and it does not involve anything dodgy. Disclaimer: I do not promote in any way cheating on NetGalley, such as giving feedback on books … Continue reading How to increase your NetGalley feedback ratio
So ... I've been blogging for 5 years. That's a lot. Half a decade - that sounds even longer! I am super grateful that I managed to maintain this hobby for such a long time, writing book reviews and other book-related discussions. I would also like to thank all of you who read my posts, … Continue reading 5 years of blogging and reading plans for Autumn
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!
In September 2020, after 4 years of blogging, I decided to give it a try with reading eARCs (electronic Advanced Reading Copies) - the books that are sent to bloggers / librarians / other interested parties before they are officially published.
Fellow bloggers inspire me so much to read and explore books that I wouldn't have thought of myself! I join this week's Top Ten Tuesday with a 5+5 formula: 5 books I already read and 5 books I want to read soon, all recommended by bloggers.
Today is celebration day - exactly 4 years ago I posted for the first time on Readers' High Tea! Thank you very much for being part of my blogging journey, for engaging with my posts, reading my stories, and being awesome blogging fellows!
Mangoes and books - how could I resist doing this tag? It was super educational and fun to write this post, as I learnt so many things about mangoes in India! ❤
One of the beautiful things about blogging is that you meet awesome people who are interested in similar topics as you are. Because of my recent interest in sewing I got to know Tierney and her quilts stories. Tierney nominated me to the Liebster award - and here I am, answering her call! Answer the … Continue reading The person behind the blog (Liebster award tag)
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?