a hopefully helpful guide to requesting ARCs and review copies (where to start and how to do it)

today, i decided to write a post about requesting ARCs on netgalley and edelweiss instead of actually catching up all the ARCs i have to read or studying for my finals. is it productive? maybe? i don’t know? i don’t care? as a bookish content creator, ARCs are part of what i do. of course, …

there’s still time to ace that goodreads challenge! tips to read more books in a shorter amount of time (+ some recs!)

the end of the year is approaching, and with it comes the dread of not completing your goodreads challenge. though it’s a challenge we deliberately take part of, it’s still source of a lot of pressure, especially during this time of the year. this is when i, your ultimate savior, intervene. if you wish to …

a quick notion tour (how i keep track of my different activities, studies & habits) + some tips!

about two months ago, i was drowning because of college; i couldn’t keep up because i have 11 subjects per semester (i’ll let that sink in) and no time for any other activity whatsoever. the only free time i had was during the evenings or weekends, and i used those to sleep and/or talk to …

a busy bee’s guide to being a busy bee – studying, blogging, reading, etc. (aka how to keep up with the mess that is life) + ANNOUNCEMENT

as a fellow busy bee, i can safely say that it’s not an easy job. busy-beeing usually recquires a lot of work and effort. and between all the activities, it’s hard not to just abondon everything and lay down (which is still something we should also do). i personally always have this very bad habit …

i share my most treasured secrets…or as people like to call them: my good reading habits

while i’m not the fastest reader (my goal is to read 50 books this year), i have learnt, throughout the years, how to keep a good pace for reading and not fall into a bad reading slump. i wish i could read more (i mean, who doesn’t), but reading 4-5 books a month is what’s …

a blogger/reviewer’s guide to book reviews (what to include, type of reviews, and more!)

well, well, well, guess who has come for another guide. (okay, i KNOW i write too many of these. i feel like half of my posts are guides. but i just have so many ideas so you'll have to bear with me.) book reviews can be exhausting, time-consuming (oh boi the time it takes me …

five tips on how to read even when you’re in hell (aka when you’re busy)

we're already halfway through september and we all know what that means. school. college. work. and less time for reading. which is honestly the saddest thing ever. i personally already miss those days where you didn't have to do anything and you just sat there reading and watching shows, which, in retrospection, is the best …