Here’s a look at some interesting things I read/ saw / thought / did this week.

1. Have you ever had Reading Amnesia? Where you forget the details of a book you read weeks later? Or even forget that you read a particular book until you’re a few pages in … again? I’ve had it! Which is why a few years ago, I purposely decided to slow my reading down – and to stop writing individual book reviews here. I didn’t want to be pressured to read at a pace that left me not remembering a book – or not wanting to slow down and savor the details.

2. Do You Use Library Books for Bookstagram? (Discussion Post) – of course – and display those sticker tags proudly people!

3. Are Book Hauls “Meaningless” Content? I think authors are happy to get their books out there in any way they can, so I think these posts offer some value.

4. Here are a few Summer Reading Picks from Authors and Favorite Fiction Authors Share Their Summer Books – are any of these books on your reading list?

5. Our Monthly Motif Reading Challenge for June is Destination Unknown – have you read any books recently that qualify? I finished The Boy on the Bridge by M.R. Carey – which was awesome.

6. Didyaknow June is #AudiobookMonth? I got you covered, so Here’s Where to Get FREE Audiobooks.


7. The internet has changed so much, and the effective ways of getting your blog out there has changed too. Here are 4 Surefire Ways to Grow Your Blog Traffic.

8. Plus 5 Essential Pinterest Strategies to Quickly Grow your Traffic – so much useful information!

9. Let’s Talk About Following Feeds – it’s interesting to see all the different ways people follow each other online. Both myself and Kim use Feedly.

Feedly in the Bloggers Toolbox

10. I can totally relate to some of these 7 Blogging Confessions … Netgalley is like a rabbit hole. I swear I’m only going to get just 1 or 2 books – and the next thing I look up a dozen book request later!


11. Spotify predicts the biggest songs of summer – and it’s not too bad at all.

12. Are you playing any of these 10 Classic Board Games Gone Mobile? I have Words with Friends.

13. I’m always looking for ideas on getting more creative with my salads – so I loved seeing these 8 Healthy Salads to Savor this Summer and 20 Epic Salad Recipes. I pinned both to my Salad Yum Pinterest Board.

13. Do you use any of these 16 Android Apps for Saving Money on (Almost) Everything? I’m trying out Saving Star.


// Comments //

  1. Andi

    Jun 12

    LOOOOOVE these posts! I’m so keen to read some of the blogging posts since I haven’t really thought about traffic or best practices for a while. I might be ready to dip my toe back in. And YES to Feedly! I love it! It’s how I got here today! lol

  2. Kim@Time2Read

    Jun 12

    I also use Feedly and have been for several years!
    These ‘x Thing posts’ you do each week are great for getting information I’d otherwise miss. Thanks!