20 Underrated Books to Read in 2020

Last week, I was wracking my brain to come up with a comparable and relevant list of books for a booktube video I wanted to do called "If You Liked That Book, Then You'll Like This Book." And since that video has not come to fruition, you can probably guess that I ultimately couldn't come…

Discussion: What Counts as a “Spoiler” in Book Reviews?

Though the bookish community has been a lot better about traversing the thin line between spoilers and non-spoilers, it still happens on occasion. I've read/watched reviews multiple times in the past that have contained huge pieces of the book's plot, but was not marked as a spoiler. It got me thinking: what counts as a…

I Have an Announcement to Make!

Hi all! Super short but EXCITING post for this week's Thursday blog. Basically...I've been keeping secrets. A secret. To quote a majestic Taylor Swift: are you ready for it? October 15th, I was contacted by someone at Penguin Teen to become a #PenguinTeenPartner!! I was FLOORED when I received this email! I wish you all…

Discussion Post: Let’s Talk About the Language of Book Reviews

With the sort-of hiatus I took while I was migrating my blog here to WordPress, I took that time to really think about the beneficial changes the migration could bring. I was particularly reflective about the quality of my book reviews. As a blogger of any kind, I think one of the tools you should…