*slams the big red panic button* THIS IS NOT A DRILL IT’S APRIL TOMORROW AND BOOKENDING SPRING BEGINS! I REPEAT THIS IS NOT A DRILL! April is going to be an awesome month, but before we let April, roll us over into a pancake. Let’s rewind March, what did I get up to, books I read, upcoming event and more!
This Is What It Feels Like by Rebecca Barrow
Beautiful Broken Things by Sara Barnard
Seven Days of You by Cecila Vinesse
The Problem With Forever by Jennifer L Armentrout
Shadow of the Fox by Julie Kagawa
- reply to comments
- blog hop frequently
- schedule & graphics
- keep writing
- read one book
- GYST days
- Weds = Social Media Free
- maintain a consistent sleep schedule
My replying to comments was erm…decent, I may have missed a few and if I did then I’m sorry. I do read all my comments, I just don’t always reply to every comment. But appreciate you all ❤ I fell off the wheel with blog hopping for a bit, March was a bit of a weird month for me to be honest. I fell behind with scheduling and graphics, although the weather played a major role, in terms of falling behind on graphics.
I did however keep writing this month, rewriting the bits I’d written, rereading old fanfictions too I’d written. Hilarious entertainment that is, mostly I find my own dialogue amusing, what can I say. Sarcasm, dirty jokes, I’m gonna be snickering ok. I did read a book this month so woooooo and I mostly stuck to no social media on Weds. GYST days ended up happening sporadically and at times daily…I just have a lot of shit to get together ok dragons.
My sleep schedule has improved a lot, the latest I got up this month was just gone 8am and that was only on one day. The rest of the time I was up between 6am-7am so huge improvement for me. Yes, even on weekends I’d be up at that time.
Treasures From My Travels
Kristina @ Books and Dachshunds talks about being Bilingual By Choice vs. By Need
Soph @ Bookwyrming Thoughts reviews Opposite of Always by Justin A Reynolds
Kal @ Reader Voracious discusses whether Stats Should Dictate What We Post Kal also has a fabulous post on Stats Transparency where she’s dives deep into her own stats to help give the community some transparency on stats.
Haley @ The Caffeinated Reader discusses the important topic of Book vs. Book vs. Book…in other words the ducking format us readers choose to consume our books in shouldn’t matter.
Makayla @ Makayla Sophia shares an exciting project New Adult Writers Union. If New Adult books interest you, whether it’s reading them, writing them, boosting them then go check out this post!
March has been a time. It’s the month leading up to Bookending Spring, so naturally things get a wee bit chaotic for both Sam and I. Making sure everything’s in place for the prompts, getting the announcement post live. Keeping each other sane in the lead up to this event, which we couldn’t put on without our awesome Hosts.
I also handed in my animation assignment this month, and started my second to last assignment ever. *squeaks* I don’t know how but I’ve nearly finished my college course and wow…where did these 2 years go? Anyhoo, I will finish college in July so I’ve still got a while but erm…yeah our current assignment is on advertising and branding. It’s fun, I love it and I love it all the more because I’m working on something super exciting.
I’ve also been having a ton of fun with my bullet journal this month, it’s relaxing and helps me stay on top of things. However, graphics for some of my posts featured images haven’t been there. This is due to two things…the weather this month was against me. The days I wasn’t at college, it was cloudy, rainy or just crappy weather. The days I was at college it was sunny.
So I didn’t have good lighting for most of this month, in terms of sorting out featured images. Second thing, I was spending more time getting my assignment sorted, posts written, formatted and scheduled than worrying about graphics. The featured images can be put in later, so for that…I am sorry about the lack of featured images. I am on it, trying to play catch up but it’s a work in progress.
Oh and the book blogging 101 series is going to be on a month break in April, in the interests of keeping me sane. Those posts will be reappear in May, so if you’re wondering where they are…just wait for May and they’re return!
Bookending Spring 2019
AAAAAH IT STARTS TOMORROW! If you haven’t already, go check out the announcement post, for the event over on Sam’s blog. All relevant links, information can be found within that post! If you are wanting to sign up, then sign ups CLOSE Sunday 14th April 2019 for the spring event. After that, you can no longer sign up to be part of this event. (if you miss out on this event, don’t worry…we’ll be back again in July for Bookending Summer!)
Just a reminder that you’re welcome to join this discord server! It’s a place for all book lovers, whether you’re a book blogger, bookstagrammer or booktuber. Hell if you’re just a reader you’re welcome to join, you will need either a twitter or goodreads which can verify you are indeed a reader. (just because we don’t want trolls ruining our bookish fun!)
The whole idea of the server, is to bring the bookish community together. We can also support everyone better, across the platforms which is great, spreading love is so important in this community. Particularly across platforms I feel, you can also make friends too.
At the moment we’re still a smol server, but we truly hope you’ll swing on by and join in the fun. ❤
Rewind The Posts
As we spring on into April, what books are you hoping to get to this coming month? Are you taking part in Bookending Spring? Anyone joining me in the Tidyathon? Favourite moment from March, bookish or not, let me know in the comments!