It happened! I’ve made it to 1 year of DAILY blogging!

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This is huge for me!!! Guys! I’ve managed to post every single day for a year now! Since July 5th of 2015, I posted everyday on this blog, sometimes even more than once a day, with a grand total of 706 posts published from that day until today.

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I should mention that this roughly coincides with the time that I started book blogging almost exclusively 🙂 , so it has also been a year of intense reading 😉 .

Let’s Talk About: Are (Blog) Looks Important?

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Hey!!! Today I thought it was about time to do a small discussion on a topic that it’s important to me, and that is:

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For me they are. I have to admit that I’m must more likely to look, browse and read a blog and its posts if the looks are appealing. So, here are some things I look forward to while looking at other people’s blogs.

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I love a clean look on a blog. It helps if you only have one sidebar, if your fonts’ colours don’t clash, etc. It will make it easier to read.

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Another thing that I look forward in a blog is organization. I want to reach a blog and be able to find the right tags or sections. But most importantly, have a search bar and an about/introduction page!

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This goes with both of the above. I’m most likely to read a blog post if it looks good. Yeah, ultimately the content matters the most, but if I don’t like how a blog post looks, I might never reach its content.

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I will admit that I do love the use of images in post, whether they’re gifs, book covers, quotes, …, it doesn’t really matter, as long as it’s a break in the text. If you do long posts or tags and don’t use any visual aid, the post gets tough to get through, no matter how amazing the content is.

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People, take your minds outta the gutter here, I’m talking about font sizes! When you’re picking up a theme for your blog, make sure the font that comes with it isn’t tiny tiny small. I’ve found a few blogs that use a very small font and my eyes do not cooperate.


To sum it up this very short “discussion”, I do think that content is more important, but I can only reach it if the blog appeals to me on certain levels. I get tired of looking into a blog if I can’t find a search bar, or if the main page/blog doesn’t show their latest posts. I find graphics useful, and huge blocks of text usually send me away easily.

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Book Fangirling Award

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Hey people! Today I’m doing a brand new Blog Award: the Book Fangirling Award! I was nominated by Anette @Anette Reads, thank you so much Anette. 🙂 This award was created by Book Fangirling, so visit up the original blog 😉 .

blogawardbuttonTHE RULES:

  • Create a post to accept your award.
  • Add the blog award button into your post and put it on the side of your blog as a widget. Visit fangirling for the award button.
  • Answer the questions I have below.
  • Nominate between 5-10 book bloggers who you think also deserve this award.
  • Come up with your own 5 questions for your nominees.

1. What’s the first book you remember being really obsessed by?

Now now… this is a judgement free zone, right? Just kidding, I’m not in the slightest embarrassed by it: Twilight! This was the book (and series) that really got me into reading. Twilight was the only reason I even read Harry Potter. So, I don’t care if it’s not quality writing, it isn’t, but it will always hold a special place in my heart. Also, this book started a revolution in terms of Young Adult Books and made it “cool” to read. 🙂

2. Who’s your book OTP? 

My answer to this question would always be Ron and Hermione from Harry Potter, but can I only pick one? Because now I have loads of OTPs… oh well, I might have to do a post about it.

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3. Do you read/write fanfiction? If so, what kind? 

No, I don’t write at all, nothing, not a thing. But after I finished reading Ignite Me, I did wander and started looking at some fan fiction, but I have troubles with it. True that I never searched for one that had a truly feel of the characters I love, I’m sure there are some great ones out there, but the ones I came across either portrayed the characters in a way I couldn’t imagine them, or the setting and plot were just weird. So I gave up on that kind of fanfic. What I did find, and became slightly addicted to, was one-shots fanfic of some of my favorite couples (and yes, confession time now, I do love a good smutty well written scene!).

4. What kind of merch do you own? (Include pictures if you want!)

Book merch? Not much, just Hermione’s wand and now I have two Funko Pop! figures of Hermione and Ron – if you had any doubts how OTP they are!

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5. Now for the most important question. What’s your Hogwarts house? 

I’m a proud Ravenclaw 😀 .

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My questions:

  1. Book series or standalones? Why?
  2. Did you watch anime/cartoons when you were younger? Which ones?
  3. Tell me a music that reminds you of your childhood/early teens.
  4. Favorite movie growing up?
  5. Where do you live? Tell us something about your city (that us tourists can’t read on the books).

I Nominate: