Earlier this year my mom surprised me with a few bookish gifts, including a reading journal. I had toyed with the idea of one in the past, but I had decided that's what Goodreads is for. But when I got that reading journal I began to use it as I read books throughout the year … Continue reading 10 Reasons to Keep a Reading Journal
Month: September 2017
Why Do You Use the Library?
Some people say libraries are going to be obsolete in the future due to the rise in technology and the fact that so many people are using and buying ebooks. I say that going by that alone is showing just how little people know about libraries. Libraries offer more than just a vast collection of … Continue reading Why Do You Use the Library?
PicMonkey Is No Longer Free
Sure, you can still use their tools to edit a photo, but if you want to save it? Well, then you'll have to purchase a membership. Without any real warning, PicMonkey has changed how they operate, and users are not happy. https://twitter.com/leejennaa/status/912395029137604609 https://twitter.com/LancsKaren/status/912437662446968832 What makes matters worse is that if a free user goes on … Continue reading PicMonkey Is No Longer Free
Playlist: Songs for When You’re Mad or Annoyed
Anger is something deal with in different ways. Some people lash out, others shun the person who hurt them, and there are some who bottle everything up until they explode. I am typically the 'bottle everything up' person, though I've had a few tantrums in my past. I've gotten better, thank God, but I'm nowhere … Continue reading Playlist: Songs for When You’re Mad or Annoyed
5 Years of Blogging
Five years ago, this blog came into existence. It's hard to believe that it's been five years already! There I was, sitting in the computer lab at a new school, when I got the idea to start a blog. I didn't have a real plan going into it - I just thought it'd be fun … Continue reading 5 Years of Blogging
You Know You’re a Goodreads Member When…
I've mentioned Goodreads before, and I'll keep mentioning it because I love the website/app and will use it for the rest of my life (as long as it's still around). I warn anyone who hasn't yet signed up for this... it's addicting! Not in a bad way though (well... mostly). Basically, you'll find out that … Continue reading You Know You’re a Goodreads Member When…
How I Choose My Books Tag
Hey bookworms! Today I present to you yet another book tag. Why? Because they're fun! That's why! I found this tag on Amber's blog - The Literary Phoenix - and immediately loved it! It's interesting to learn how other readers pick the books they read. We all have our reasons, and they all differ. So … Continue reading How I Choose My Books Tag