The Book Apothecary

I came across this site and find it a really cool concept!
You pick what mood you are in and the website automatically suggests an appropriate read.

Have you tried it? What do you think, accurate?

Click the image to access the website!

Click the image to access the website!

Bloglovin’: What It Is And Why You Should Be Using It

I tried Bloglovin’ for the first time yesterday and am still feeling my way around it, so this post definitely helps.

Do you use Bloglovin’?

Bookishness and Tea

If you’re a blogger or reader of blogs seeing this post, and have either never heard of Bloglovin’, don’t know how to use it, or just haven’t set it up yet… I encourage you to keep reading, because it’s one of the most useful things I’ve found since I started blogging and reading others’ blogs.

First off: What is Bloglovin’?

Bloglovin’ is a blog reader that allows you to keep up with your favorite blogs and discover new content. You can follow all of your daily reads and read them in one convenient location. Plus, you’ll always be aware of new content. No more missing posts!

Allyssa Barnes

That sums it up much more eloquently than I could, and really is the basics of Bloglovin’.

Remember: Bloglovin’ is not just for bloggers- It’s incredibly useful for blog readers as well. I’m here to convince you that you should be using it, because I…

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Oops, I did it again

I just cannot stop myself from requesting books from Netgalley! Argh!
As a result my feedback rate dropped below 70%. Bummer.

They’ve had really good stuff though and I just can’t help myself.

Luckily some requests did get denied so these are the new titles I have pending for now:


Have you read any of these or do you plan to?

Use Chrome? Love books? You should have Bookindy already. Come on, hurry up.

Originally reblogged by Chris The Story Reading Ape

Probably not something that will be of much use to me here in Portugal but figure someone out there might want to give it a try :)

The Literature Life

So at the end of May I discovered (see: probably stumbled upon on Twitter and decided to claim it as my own discovery) something pretty awesome. It’s free, it’s going to help you, and it’s going to help your local independent book stores. (As long as you live in the UK – sorry!) Sounds great, right?

Unfortunately, not everyone is aware of how horrible Amazon is. I’ll admit I still buy things from Amazon when I don’t have much other option (needing next day delivery, something I can’t find in person, etc.), but refuse to buy my books from there – considering that most of my shopping is books, it’d be pretty terrible if I did. I’m not going to go into why Amazon is the devil, but you can find out for yourself here, here, and here (though that was a quick Google for links, I’m sure…

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