five tips for new bloggers: on first setups, schedules and handling traffic (aka tips i wish i had been told)

so you think you can handle a blog? just kidding. you can. everyone can. seriously, you just have to put your mind into it. ever since i started blogging, i have faced many surprises. things i wish i had been told before i started so i could handle them better. but that’s totally okay, because …

ten of my most anticipated romance releases of july – december 2021 (spoiler alert: i could not contain my excitment)

when i was in a reading slump, i kind of fell out of the loop concerning new romance releases as i wasn’t really interested in getting any reading done. but now, as i’m slowly getting back into the reading game, i recently have come across many upcoming books that i grew really excited about! that’s …

twice shy, by sarah hogle (i found a romance novel better than therapy)

Twice Shy, by Sarah Hogle Published by G.P. Putnam's Sons (April 6th, 2021) Genre: Adult, Romance, Contemporary Goodreads Can you find real love when you've always got your head in the clouds? Maybell Parish has always been a dreamer and a hopeless romantic. But living in her own world has long been preferable to dealing …

BLOG TOUR: Counting Down with You, by Tashie Bhuiyan (Review)

I received an Advanced Reader’s Copy of this book from the publisher and Caffeine Book Tours as part of my participation in their tour. Title: Counting Down With You Author: Tashie Bhuiyan Cover: Samya Arif (artist), Gigi Lau (art direction) Publisher: HarperCollins Publication date: 04 May 2021 Age group: Young Adult Genres: Contemporary Synopsis: A …

a chill chat about my plans for the summer (what i plan to read, watch and do)

*brushes dust off the blog* well, it’s been a while, hasn’t it? i have been...busy, to say the least. life has unexpectedly taken all my motivation and will to blog away, and college would not let me go. like,,,literally. i feel like all i’ve been doing for the last month was study, study and then …

12 heart-warming romance reads to pick up on valentine’s day (psa: mushy feelings await)

it’s valentine’s day! aka a great opportunity to recommend some great romance reads (though i do that every day). it comes to no surprise that i have something special planned today (did you expect me not to post anything on valentine’s day? me? a romance blogger?). but without much talking, let’s get right into business. …

how to fail at flirting, by denise williams: a beautiful story about healing and finding love (arc review)

How to Fail at Flirting, by Denise Williams Published by Berkley (December 1st, 2020) Genre: Adult Romance, Contemporary Goodreads ★★★★.5 One daring to-do list and a crash course in flirtation turn a Type A overachiever’s world upside down. When her flailing department lands on the university's chopping block, Professor Naya Turner’s friends convince her to …