I know what you’re thinking: “but alecksis, you are objectively terrible at readathons.” Maybe you’re also thinking: “you have a full time job, you have a new video game (or seven), you’re supposed to be writing a book, you can’t keep up with the BTathon and also date otome boys in real-time via Mystic Messenger.” The … More BookTube-a-Thon 2016 | TBR + Reading Progress
As I mentioned in my earlier post, I am participating in the Summer Biannual Bibliothon from July 3-9. Click here to see my TBR! Here is the information for the Biannual Bibliothon: YouTube | Twitter | Reading Challenges | Video Challenges | firstname.lastname@example.org And your hosts… emmmabooks | MissSassyKassie | sierrareads | Brittni’s Book Find | Kellys BookSpill … More Summer Biannual Bibliothon 2016 | Reading Progress
As some of you may know, I participated in the Winter Biannual Bibliothon in January (here (1) are (2) my (3) posts (4)). The Biannual Bibliothon is a weeklong readathon which spans seven reading challenges and seven video challenges. It is hosted by 7 lovely ladies over on BookTube, plus 2 guest judges for this summer Bibib. Here … More Summer Biannual Bibliothon 2016 | TBR
Yesterday, June 12, I woke up at 6:30AM and heard the news of the shooting in Orlando, FL. Over 100 LGBT+ people of color at a (predominantly Latinx) gay club in Orlando were shot. Of those, 50 were killed. The shooter’s father confirmed the shooter was motivated by rage at seeing two men kissing during Pride in Orlando. … More praying for orlando.
Hi all! If this post seems familiar, it’s because I have a similar one right here! That’s right: I’m participating in the Dewey’s 24-Hour Readathon again! Here’s the website if you’re interested: http://www.24hourreadathon.com This post will be updated throughout the day on Saturday, April 23rd. Fair warning: I’m terrible at scheduling my life around readathons and am … More Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon | April 23, 2016
When you have very little money and your to-read wishlist runs a little too close to the thousand-book mark, you have to be pretty selective and put a lot more thought into what you’re buying. I’ve outlined a simple plan for my book purchasing, which goes like this: Continuing series– whether I have read the … More only diverse books 2k16
I’m officially-enough the wielder of one Bachelor’s in English and another in International Studies, and if you think I have any idea what to use these quite expensive and frankly underwhelming pieces of paper for, you should lower your standards. i’m almost kidding ask me again in two weeks. All I know is, I have a … More reading bigger books
Having posted the opposite end of the spectrum with my Top 5 Most Disappointing Reads of 2015, here were my favorite reads from this year. (NOTE: Not all books on this list were published in 2015.) Half of these were also discussed, in detail, in my Top 5 Reads (So Far!) in 2015, and others … More Top 10 Reads of 2015
This week (January 3 – 9) is the week of the Winter Biannual Bibliothon, hosted by seven lovely ladies on BookTube. This readathon consists of seven reading challenges and seven video challenges. For more information on the readathon, check out my Day 1 post! So today is the final day of the Winter Biannual Bibliothon… … More Winter Biannual Bibliothon 2016, Day 7 | Where Did I Go Wrong?!
Some of my favorite videos to watch on BookTube are when people discuss some of the more negative reactions to books they have read– be it negative reviews, or a segment talking about what they didn’t like in a book they overall enjoyed, unpopular bookish opinions, an unhaul, or their least favorite reads of the … More Most Disappointing Reads of 2015