Category Archives: 2012

What do you look for in a review?

What do you look for in a review?Whether you’re writing or reading one, there are certain things you always look for. What are those? What do you think are the most important elements you think the reviewer should include? What would you like see more? Less? What is the role of a review? How important is it?~ Reading RomancesOk, well. I've been giving this some thought, so it's fun to share what I've come up with for now. I'll begin with the last two questions.What is a review?What I'd like to share with you first is my understanding of what a Read more [...]

Summer Reads Giveaway Hop – Int, July 6 – 11

Giveaway hosted by I Am A Reader, Not A Writer and Rex Robot ReviewsBeen a while since I did one of these. Ok, so, let's get right down to it.The Loot:Any Kindle ebook title within or of 10 $. You give me the title(s), I get it as gift for you and email it :)The Rules:1. In order to enter the giveaway, you must follow my blog in some way: GFC (preferred), NetworkedBlogs, LinkyFollowers, feed/email, etc. One method of following is required to enter, not all of them. :D2. Giveaway open internationally, to any and all age groups.3. Winner will be announced Read more [...]

Wicked Wildfire Read-a-Thon: Wrap-Up #WWReadathon

So, the read-a-thon is over. I didn't read all I planned on, but I did get enough going. I think, lol.I had much bigger plans, but reading on my desktop PC is pure torture, it's like 40 degrees Celsius in here after the computer runs for like 1 hour +. And no, I don't have AC, so yeah, I gotta roll with the blasted weather.Whoever invented summer and high temperatures was looking to pay me some evil-doing or something, lol. I hate heat and it sticks to me, of course. Gah.Anyways, here's what I managed to read:Two of them I did Fluttering Thoughts Read more [...]

Wicked Wildfire Read-a-Thon: Reading List & Such #WWReadathon

Hey guys! It's been too freaking long since I did a read-a-thon! I loved doing them, I just keep forgetting they're happening when they actually do. Like with Dewey's last 2 read-a-thons I think, I just forgot about them though I wanted to do them again. iFail. I know. Luckily, the lovely girls Rebecca @ Kindle Fever & April @ My Shelf Confessions were kind enough to send out a reminder for this baby right here, or I would probably have forgotten about it too, because, you know, iFail. But they reminded me thank God, so here we are :DDoing some Read more [...]

Armchair BEA: Ask The Experts

Last day of the fab Armchair BEA! This thing ends too soon, can't we, like, make it 2 weeks? 😀 Neah, I know. But it's been really awesome!Now, I'm not an expert. This obviously means I'll be giving you some advice based on the wisdom I've gathered in my 1 year and a couple of months of blogging it bookish style. 1. Plan ahead!When you get that "Hmmm, how about I'll book blog too?" idea, rejoice. Now stop and draft up a plan, lol. Think about your blog name, your niche, what you'd like your identity to be. Think of this now, months later when you Read more [...]