Bookish Ponderings

Blog Tours: Are they still working? A few authors weigh in…

I made a goal this year to post more non-review, non-promo blog posts this year, and this topic has been rolling around in my head for quite a while now. As a book blogger, I have participated in a number of blog tours.  Sometimes as a review stop, sometimes only posting promo, and other times … Read more


Unpopular Opinion Book Tag

I was tagged by Fiction’s Mistress to do the Unpopular Opinion Book Tag.  I’ve never seen this one before, but it looks super fun, so here we go! 1) A popular book or series you didn’t like. Hmm…this doesn’t happen to me very often, but I think I’m going to have to go with Marie … Read more

2015 End of Year Book Survey

As I’m sure a number of you will also do, I borrowed this book survey from Jamie @ Perpetual Page Turner.  She set up this awesome survey a few years back, and a ton of people just sort of jumped on using the same thing.  So without further ado, my year in review: Number Of Books You … Read more

Bookish Ponderings

Authors Who Have Influenced Me

Alright, so I am TOTALLY taking a ‘chain’ Facebook post, and turning it into a blog post.  After answering this question, I realized just how much authors (and their books) have influenced my life!  Here is what the original Facebook post asked me to do (along with my answers):Fifteen Authors: (So I totally tried to … Read more

A Review of 2013…And What a GREAT Year it Was!

Looking back on my year of reading, I am in awe…and having an EXTREMELY hard time picking which books I want to put in as my favorites from 2013!  As of right now (4:19 PM on December 26th) I have read 353 books this year.  How do you even choose a favorite from that many?! … Read more