Cutting Down on Blog Tours

    So this may or may not be the a discussion post you can relate to but it's something I wanted to 'announce' & discuss today. Blog Tours. Some of you have seen me go crazy with them, I mean I went and stayed crazy with them, sometimes having two on the same day… Continue reading Cutting Down on Blog Tours

Racial Color Blindness and its Negative Effect on Authors of Color

Hey guys, just some light topic discussion to get our Thursday going. Half kidding. It's not light, but, it is something I've wanted to discuss! It's an important topic and one that doesn't get enough discourse [outside of Bookish Twitter]. Picture it: You walk into a bookstore, you browse the books, pick one or two… Continue reading Racial Color Blindness and its Negative Effect on Authors of Color

The Dreaded 3 Star Review

    Discussion post today, and I'm tackling the three-star head on! I know that writers aren't fond of the three-star rating, and well, I mean, it makes sense. But, why do we as reviewers issue them? I do completely understand when an author would like an explanation of why a three-star if we seem… Continue reading The Dreaded 3 Star Review

Handling Stress

    Hey everyone, how are you all? If you ever need to comment just to talk, I'm here! Even if it's about what you had for breakfast or anything at all lol. Anyway, so, I know everyone has their ways of dealing with stress. I have always immersed myself in something, reading, playing a… Continue reading Handling Stress

Reading Rate Shaming

    Hey guys, it's been a hot minute since I've done anything besides crank out reviews. I needed a small break lol. So here we are, let's discuss reading rate shaming. What do I mean by that? [I'm clarifying because I know I make little to no sense lol] I mean how fast or… Continue reading Reading Rate Shaming

The ‘Strong’ Female Character Archetype

This post was inspired by Samantha Shannon, as some of you know, I saw her at Cymera Fest and again last month at the Edinburgh International Book Festival. Both times, something that really hit home for me was her take on 'the strong female character' because she was 200% right. This stereotype is such a… Continue reading The ‘Strong’ Female Character Archetype