Book Blogger Problems: The Dreaded Information Search


If you’ve been following my blog for more than a minute, you’ve seen that I like to include a photo and short biography of the author(s) along with my reviews. I also include purchase links, as well as links to the publisher’s and author’s websites. It wasn’t my idea, of course—numerous others in the bookblogging community were doing it long before I did—it seemed like a nice little extra to include with my reviews, so I started doing it, too. Once I’ve got a review ready for posting, I have to admit it pleases me a great deal to see all those extras added to the bottom of the page. It gives it a nice finished look, and I still can’t believe it took me so long to start doing it.

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5 Rules of Book Reviewing


Earlier today, I was scrolling through my Twitter feed when I came across this image (see below) listing the five ‘rules’ of book reviewing, and it got me thinking…

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Bookish Problems: Small Print, Older Eyes


I don’t mind getting older. Granted, it hurt my vanity to start seeing glints of silvery strands in my hair when the light shined on my hair just so… as did seeing those faint lines around my eyes (and others) deepen into something that could no longer be hidden. But that’s a natural part of aging, so I don’t let it bother me, most of the time. The one thing about getting older that I do mind, however, is how it’s affected my eyesight.

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