Category: Chatterbox

Bec’s Book Journals

Bec’s Book Journals

Hello, my name is Bec and I’m a notebook hoarder. I love notebooks and own a ridiculous amount. I’ve probably forgotten where half of my unused notebooks are. Most of them have been started, but I’m not sure I’ve ever actually filled one. Quite a few of my notebooks are dedicated to bookish things. Currently, […]

October 11, 2021 | 0 Comments
By Bec
Posted in Books, Chatterbox
#Bookstagram Analysis: Hashtag Patterns

#Bookstagram Analysis: Hashtag Patterns

This is a post I originally planned to post back in October or November last year, but I just never got around to writing. Why? Because it frustrated me. Many of you probably feel the frustrations of trying to be moderately successful on Bookstagram. As much as we tell ourselves the numbers don’t matter, we […]

February 15, 2021 | 2 Comments
By Bec
Posted in Books, Bookstagram, Chatterbox
Bec’s 2021 Buying Ban Strategy

Bec’s 2021 Buying Ban Strategy

2020 was an excellent reading year for me but it was not a good year for my TBR pile. I read over 390 books last year. Such a high number. Surely that would mean I demolished my 250 book TBR pile? (Yes, you did read that number correctly. It is fairly accurate too…) It should […]

January 11, 2021 | 8 Comments
By Bec
Posted in Blogger Chatterbox, Books
I’m Terrible at Writing Negative Reviews

I’m Terrible at Writing Negative Reviews

It’s a truth universally acknowledged that not every book you pick up is going to be a good book. It’s impossible for a single book to click with every single person who picks it up. The vast majority of people probably just put a book they don’t enjoy aside when they finish and forget about […]

December 1, 2020 | 8 Comments
By Bec
Posted in Books, Chatterbox
Book buying, consumerism & being judged: A RANT

Book buying, consumerism & being judged: A RANT

Lately, I’ve seen a few tweets and comments from others criticising booktubers and bookstagrammers for being too consumerist and buying way too many books and bookish merchandise. Large book hauls and the towering TBR are not new concepts in the book community – however, many within the book community may feel the pressure to constantly […]

October 2, 2020 | 6 Comments