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What should you read next featured

What Should You Read Next?: Quiz

Do you like bookish quizzes? What should you read next? Have you read these books and how did you like them? Let us talk.

Book blogger tag Feature

The Book Blogger tag: Behind the screen

Have you ever done the Book Blogger tag before? If you have not feel free to answer these questions here or on your blog. Let us talk.

10 things I wish I knew when I started blogging

10 things I wish I knew when I started blogging

Last week, Wordpress reminded me that it has been four years since I signed up and that got me thinking about the things I wish I knew when I started blogging. There are lot of things that I wish I had learnt faster, and much earlier. I wish I had given a thought...

What’s a successful blog to you?

What’s a successful blog to you?

Despite your claims that you want to just blog for fun, I am sure all of us want to have a successful blog, deep down. When I started as a full time book blogger, all I wanted was publishers to look my site and send me free books. That is what success meant to me,...

Book blogging is more than ‘just for fun’

Book blogging is more than ‘just for fun’

Earlier I spoke about how book blogging is so unlike other blogging niches and how we book bloggers blog mainly for ourselves. While there is no harm in that, I feel disheartened when some book bloggers dismiss their work as "oh, I blog just for fun". My dear book...

How to write book reviews – a guide

How to write book reviews – a guide

You have just finished reading a book. Now what? Why not write a book review on your own blog or other sites, so that the author and the other readers might benefit from it? Here is a quick guide on how to write book reviews to help other readers decide whether they...

Adding WordPress follow button to your self hosted sites

Adding WordPress follow button to your self hosted sites

One of the main reason I switched over to Wordpress years was the nifty follow button that shows your follower count and more importantly the ease of new posts showing up on your WP feed Reader. So imagine my surprise when I found that the self hosted Wordpress sites...

Tag: Behind the blogger

Tag: Behind the blogger

I have been talking about my favorite and not-so favorite books and book related things here for a while a long time now. But how much I have divulged about me, the face behind the blog? Yes, I can hear it - I have spoken about myself quite a lot. And here is...

How to improve engagement in book review posts?

How to improve engagement in book review posts?

As many of us would agree, book review posts draw the least traffic and engagement in a book blog. Despite this notoriety, many of us don't want to stop posting reviews as many of us including me started our book blogs initially to talk about the books we read and how...

Book reviews don’t get much engagement: Why?

Book reviews don’t get much engagement: Why?

As many of us did, I started my blog to talk about the books I read aka book reviews. At some point, people in my real life could only take so much of my nerdiness and were glad that I found a place (where they weren't required to be present) to do that. ...