Friday, May 26, 2017

Six Years of Blogging + Giveaway

Hello, friends, dragons, and random person on the Internet! Today is a special day.


Six years ago, I decided to start a blog. I had no idea what I was doing. I just knew I wanted to discuss books and writing and maybe my life. (Plus, I was promised I could get free books in exchange for reviews, and if that doesn't motivate me, I don't know what will.) Six years ago, I was a junior in high school and had no idea how much books and writing would mean to me. As I look back over the years and all the posts I've written, I'm glad I started this blog. It's helped me grow in my writing, strengthened my ability to schedule and plan posts, and given me a place to share my thoughts without worry.

Six years later, I don't know if my blog is the same as what it started. I definitely still focus on books still, but I also include snippets of writing and deep insights of my mind and heart. I also revamped the site, changed the URL, and try to keep a consistent schedule. Overall, I'm proud of the hard work I've put into this small space on the Internet.


In celebration of such a feat, I'm hosting my own giveaway! I received a new, hardback copy of The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli in my April Owl Crate box and decided to show my appreciation for my followers and readers by giving it away. In addition, the book has a signed bookplate and a cute sticker that matches the cover! All you have to do is enter the rafflecopter below! Due to shipping costs, this giveaway will have to be U.S. only.


Thank you for reading my blog, taking the time to comment or liking a post on social media, and reminding me that my words and my thoughts matter! I appreciate all of you, and I'm glad to still be here after six years.


8 comments:

  1. yes this is so awesome!! Congrats!! I've heard so much about this book from the book community!

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  2. congrats!! and happy blogoversary. :)) my most anticipated summer release is If Birds Fly Back :)

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    1. Thank you! I haven't heard of that before, but I looked up the synopsis and it sounds interesting. When you read it, you'll have to let me know what you think!

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  3. I'm extremely grateful you started blogging because if you hadn't, I wouldn't have gotten to meet one of my closest friends. ♥

    I can't really think of a particular anticipated read that comes out specifically this summer, but my TBR is SO huge. I'm looking forward to all the comics I want to read, Summerlost by Ally Condie, and Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein. Plus, the huge pile of books in my room that I bought and have yet to read! Haha. It'll be a good book year, I think!

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    1. Thank you so much, Sky! I'm grateful also!

      My TBR is huge as well. Always. Never ending. Agony! (*rips shirt*) I'm excited for the comics you're going to read, and I've heard good things about Code Name Verity, so you'll have to tell me how it is!

      :)

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  4. I'm waiting for Into the Water by Paula Hawkins to be release this summer :)

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    1. Ooh! I've never heard of that title, but I looked up the synopsis and it sounds thrilling! Let me know what you think whenever you have the chance to read it. Thanks for stopping by.

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