Save the restaurant. Save the town. Get the girl. Make Abuela proud. Can thirteen-year-old Arturo Zamora do it all or is he in for a BIG, EPIC FAIL?
Thus far you've put together some posts on your own, made some fancy images for them, and scheduled them for some date in the future. Now let's clean it all up. This... will be my most catty post about blogging. I have many visual preferences and coming from a new media background certainly does not… Continue reading Formatting Your Posts: Part 1
If you think for a second that I wake up in the morning and type up and post my blogs at exactly 8am on the dot--you are--incredibly--wrong. All of my posts are scheduled, let me repeat that: ALL. OF. MY. POSTS. ARE. SCHEDULED. Reviews, book tags, TBRs, recaps, updates, all of it. All scheduled. In… Continue reading Scheduling Content
The time has come for your first review! Hooray! It's time to tell the world how you felt about that book. Did you laugh? Did you cry? Did you feel... nothing? All very important. I have a few rules about reviews that I think most, if not all, newbie book bloggers should listen to: Reviewing… Continue reading Your First Book Review
Everyone loves reading books before they come out! I know I do! But how do we book bloggers get our hands on advanced reader copies? Let me count the ways. #1 NetGalley/Edelweiss and Other Services NetGalley, Edelweiss, First to Read, Bookish First and many other programs offer a way for you to get an e-galley… Continue reading Requesting ARCs
Let's talk images! Every post should have one! You heard me. One. Yes, there are exceptions and personal preferences so let's just dive right in. Feature Images Feature Images are great! They are the first image people see for your post. You can see mine for this series right at the top of this post!… Continue reading Feature Images
It's time to get started! You're not writing a review, you're not posting your "Hello, World!", you're not creating content. You're choosing from a plethora of themes, colors, and widgets. But even before that, let's talk names. Naming Your Blog For most free accounts for blogs your username will become part of the URL to… Continue reading Setting Up Your Blog
So you want to start a book blog, or vlog, or podcast, or bookstagram, or literally anything online having to do with any awesome book you're reading. Great! Good luck!
So I've been beyond fed up and bored with Facebook lately. It's beginning to feel a lot like MySpace and the ads are out of control. Similarly with Twitter, although I like Twitter more than Facebook since I can actually see content from Businesses and People that I follow rather than a million different spammy… Continue reading Discussion: Connect with Me
Tomi Adeyemi conjures a stunning world of dark magic and danger in her West African-inspired fantasy debut, perfect for fans of Leigh Bardugo and Sabaa Tahir. Zélie Adebola remembers when the soil of Orïsha hummed with magic. Burners ignited flames, Tiders beckoned waves, and Zelie’s Reaper mother summoned forth souls. But everything changed the night… Continue reading Giveaway: Children of Blood and Bone