Hi everyone, this isn’t the usual kind of thing I post but I wanted to share this article from The Irish Times with you all about book blogging and blogging in general really.
I know many of the people who read my blog are fellow bloggers so this may be of interest to you. You may find it interesting as a reader as well 😉
The article is written by Irish blogger Margaret Madden and refers to a backlash book bloggers received in 2017 from people believing they weren’t real readers.
“They’re not paid to review. They do it mostly because they enjoy discussing books with like-minded people.“
Book Bloggers are Real Readers – The Irish Times @elainehowlin_Tweet
To be fair, this is more of a Might Be Read list cause I am terrible at sticking to TBR’s. Hopefully, you’ll get some ideas for what to read for the readathon but if you don’t I have a Goodreads shelf with loads more recommendations. As always, there’s no pressure to complete the challenges. You… Read More The Irish Readathon TBR & Recommendations
My idea behind this was a collection of items a Georgian lady might be given by her lover/sweetheart. So I created this keepsake envelope collection that can be used as a reading journal and included Persuasion by Jane Austen because of the letter near the end of the book. Any book where the characters exchange… Read More Persuasion by Jane Austen Valentine's Keepsake Journal
The Irish Readathon is taking place again this year for the month of March. It’s hosted by myself, Aoife from Fred Weasley Died Laughing and Leanne Rose. We have set 5 challenges but there’s no pressure to do these. You really only need to read one book to participate. We’re fairly relaxed about the whole… Read More The Irish Readathon 2020 Announcement
I’m sure I will!! Thanks again!!
haha thank you!! I hope you enjoy some of the new books you’ve found 🙂
Love your posts!! Loving discovering new-to-me Irish authors!! Thank you for taking the time to do this!! If you wonder…
I’ll check it out. 👍
Yep, I have a video on how to make them on my YouTube.