are bookstagram and booktok accessible??? // let’s talk about privilege and poc creators for a sec

It’s been a while since I’ve done a discussion post, but this topic has been in my drafts since July because these articles take a long time to write. It might be a little controversial but I sincerely want to talk about this. So let’s do this! First, let’s discuss the platforms themselves. Instagram and Tiktok both have wonderful advantages. However, both of them have also come under fire for having biased algorithms. An article by City News published earlier this year talks about the Instagram algorithm’s effects on accounts of plus-size people, especially. Of course, a bookstagram account does … Continue reading are bookstagram and booktok accessible??? // let’s talk about privilege and poc creators for a sec

WWW Wednesday!

You know, guessing which weekly meme I’ll participate in depending on my mood could be a game all by itself. Anyways, WWW Wednesday is hosted by Taking On A World Of Words! What are you currently reading? I’m buddy reading this with Andge from Down the Rabbit Hole just in time for Our Violet Ends to come out. It’s really good so far but I’m silently praying that I’ll fall absolutely in love with it by the end. What did you last finish reading? This book! You guys! I literally cannot express how stressed I was reading this one. It … Continue reading WWW Wednesday!

the ones we’re meant to find mini-review! // it’s not you, it’s me

I had really high expectations for this book and well, this is going to be a bit of an awkward review. But hey, things could be worse! One of the most twisty, surprising, engaging page-turner YAs you’ll read this year—We Were Liars meets Black Mirror, with a dash of Studio Ghibli. Cee has been trapped on an abandoned island for three years without any recollection of how she arrived, or memories from her life prior. All she knows is that somewhere out there, beyond the horizon, she has a sister named Kay, and it’s up to Cee to cross the ocean and … Continue reading the ones we’re meant to find mini-review! // it’s not you, it’s me

bank it or bin it #2

We’re back, and it’s time to stare in terror at my Goodreads Want To Read shelf yet again! The incredible @vee_bookish created this fun idea! The Shadowhunters Codex | Don’t get me wrong, I love Shadowhunters stuff. But I don’t have the time to read about the history, and the laws, and blah blah important worldbuilding stuff that’s also slightly irrelevant. So this is a bin for me! Stars Above | Technically, I’ve read three of the short stories in this already. Actually, I’ve read the last story two or three times alone. But I want to do a full … Continue reading bank it or bin it #2