Original Posts


Trigger Warnings and Books
Criticizing and Critiquing a Book Does NOT Equal Disliking
How Formatting Can Make or Break Your Book
Do You Feel Obligated to Finish a Series?
Using Stars In Reviews: Yay or Nay?
Handling DNFs: When to Review & When to Forget
Authors Aren’t Infallible
Blog Themes That Scare Me Away
Physical Books, E-Books, and Audio Books, Oh My!
Reviewer and Author Relationships
What Being a Mature Reader REALLY Means
Why Do People Get Personal Over Books?
Are Book Reviews Effective For Their Intended Purpose?
Do You Follow the Hype?
NetGalley Vs. Edelweiss
The Book Community & Authors Behaving Badly
Attacked or Called Out: What’s the Difference
On Book Blogging & College

– Diversity

Why Diversity Matters
Historical Accuracy and It’s Place in Fantasy/Fiction
How Representation Reflects on the Author
Authors Aren’t Infallible, Part 2: #OwnVoices Authors Writing Problematic Content
On Giving (Higher) Ratings to Indie/Self-Pub/Diverse Novels
Romanticizing and Eroticizing Mental Illnesses
On Mainstream Representation and Why I Have Problems With It
Adults in the YA Community
Trans Tropes that Have Got to Go (As Told by Trans Readers)
Audiobooks, Ableism, & Knitting
Diverse Books Shouldn’t All Be Contemporary
Critical Reviews of Diverse Books by Non-Own Voices Reviewers


– Diverse Author Spotlight

Diverse Author Spotlight is a past monthly post series in which I introduced and interviewed a diverse author. This post series ended in March of 2019.

[Nov ’17] Richard Ford Burley
[Dec ’17] Taylor Brooke
[Aug ’18] Cit Callahan
[Sept ’18] Molli Moran
[Oct ’18] Suzanne van Rooyen
[Dec ’18] E.S. Yu
[Jan ’19] J. Emery
[Feb ’19] Amara Lynn
[Mar ’19] Dax Murray

– Hey, Pubs!

Hey, Pubs! is a post series that is meant to point out the flaws in the publishing industry, and hopefully encourage change. There is no schedule for these posts, and are posted randomly when a discussion post happens to touch on publishers.

Give ARCs to #OwnVoices Reviewers
Ever Heard of Sensitivity Readers?
There’s More than LGT to the LGBTQIA+ Community
Trigger Warnings Need to Be Normalized
Listen to Your Readers

– Avery’s ABCs

Avery’s ABCs is a post series/meme I made for myself to work through the monster book collection that I have. I use a random number generator to select a book in alphabetical order.

Introduction and A-C Selections

Guest Posts/Author Interviews/Cover Reveals

Author Interview: John Flanagan
Cover Reveal: The Secret Ingrediant is Love. No, Really. (Stake Sauce #1) – RoAnna Sylver
Author Interview: Elizabeth Tammi
Cover Reveal & Launch: Life Within Parole Volume 2 – RoAnna Sylver
Guest Post: Queer YA Releases That I’m Most Excited for in 2019 – Julia Ember
Author Interview: Ceillie Simkiss

Blog Tours

[REVIEW] Thanks a Lot, John LeClair – Johanna Parkhurst
[REVIEW] The Rules and Regulations for Mediating Myths and Magics – F.T. Lukens
[GUEST POST] How Laguna Beach Inspired a Story – Taylor Brooke
[EXCERPT] Not Your Villain (Sidekick Squad #2) – C.B. Lee
[REVIEW] The Mad Wolf’s Daughter – Diane Magras
[NERD BLAST] Ruin of Stars (Mask of Shadows #2) – Linsey Miller
[REVIEW + QUIZ] Song of the Dead (Reign of the Fallen #2) – Sarah Glenn Marsh
[REVIEW] Not Your Backup (Sidekick Squad #3) – C.B. Lee
[REVIEW] Dead Voices (Small Spaces #2) – Katherine Arden
[QUIZ] Can You Survive the Road in Briar Glen Forest?
[REVIEW] The Four Profound Weaves – R.B. Lemberg

Book Memes

Diversity Spotlight Thursday (via Bookshelves & Paperbacks)
The Sunday Post (via Caffeinated Book Reviewer)
Top Ten Tuesday (via The Broke and the Bookish)
State of the ARC (via Avalinah’s Books)
Down the TBR Hole (via Lost in a Story)

Book Lists

Books I’ll Never Read JUST BECAUSE They’re Popular
Books That Were Disappointingly Disappointing
Best Books of 2016
7 Recent Diverse Reads that Blew Me Away
The WORST Second/Middle Syndrome Victims
Black Lives Matter Inspired Novels
13 Diverse SF/F Books That I Adore
11 Hidden Indie Gems
14 Books I’ve Been Meaning to Read But Haven’t Gotten Around To
Non-YA Books That You Have to Read
Best Books of 2017
Books That Are Important to Me
9 Nostalgic Series I Need to Reread
10 Books I Would Probably Like…But Will Never Read
18 Books I Want to Read Before the End of 2018
My Spooky Halloween TBR
4 Non-Fiction Novels I’ve Liked & 4 Non-Fiction Novels I Want to Read ASAP
Most Disappointing Books of 2018
Best Books of 2018
Alphabetical Book Recommendations
Anthologies I Need to Read
Upcoming Queer Books I Need to Read IMMEDIATELY
10 Books I Want to Read ASAP After Finishing College

Author Lists

Non-Binary Authors You Need to be Reading (Old Version)
5 Authors I Really Want to Meet
Non-Binary Authors You Need to be Reading (Updated Version)

Book Tags

Pokemon Go! Book Tag
NetGalley Book Tag
The Ultimate Book Tag
Totally Should’ve Book Tag
Fall Book Tag
The A-to-Z Book Tag
Pride Flag Book Tag
Anonymous Bookaholics Book Tag
Netflix Book Tag
Buzzfeed Unsolved Book Tag
Out of My Comfort Zone Book Tag
Reader Problems Book Tag


Which Queer Fantasy Should You Dive Into Next?
Which Song of the Dead Magic Do You Have?
Can You Survive the Road in Briar Glen Forest?

Blogger Awards & Nominations

The Sunshine Blogger Award – Nominated by Laura @ the Book Corps
The Versatile Blogger Award – Nominated by Kristin @ Kristin Kraves Books
The Sunshine Blogger Award – Nominated by Nicky @ Small Queer, Big Opinion

Misc. Posts

Monthly Wrap-Ups

One Year Anniversary: How Book Blogging Has Changed My Life
Cis Authors: How to Make ME Hate Your Non-Binary Character
Life is Hard and That’s Okay
My Favorite Relationships
Weird Bookish Opinions
Books I’m Bringing With Me to College
My Blog’s Name in Book Titles
US vs. UK Covers
Being Out as Non-Binary At College & Work
Blogging Burnout: My Experiences & Struggles

– Reading Challenge Sign-Ups/Wrap-Ups

A Very ARC-ish Readathon: Sign Up / Wrap Up
Queer Summer Reading: Sign Up
Series to Finish 2019: Sign Up
#IronTomeAThon: Sign Up