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August 20, 2013

Top Ten Things That Make Your Life As A Reader/Book Blogger Easier

Top Ten Things That Make Your Life As A Reader/Book Blogger Easier

This week’s topic over at Broke and Bookish. Sorry we missed last week. I got sick and never posted my Road trip books

Ashley: Life as a Book Blogging Made Easy

©     Other Bloggers that post how-to posts. (i.e. Parajunkee, Caffeinated Reviewer)

©     Goodreads. Even though I don’t use it as often as I should it is helpful.

©     Amazon Prime. If I actually paid full price for all the books I bought this year Sean & My Parents would have a cow.

©     Dropbox. Sean and I don’t live together so dropbox makes it easy to share our posts with each other so we can edit.

©     Outdoors. I do actually leave the confines of my bedroom when typing posts and reading. I have a lovely hammock that I sit and read in while my turkeys try to jump up and join me.

Sean: Life as a Reader Made Easy

x       Comfortable and Quiet Setting. Makes it easy to focus on the book.

x       Great Plot. Every book must have a story to be followed.

x       Intense Adventure. Books are like movies, fast paced and intense really draw me in.

x       Descriptive Qualities. Details are important so I can play the book in my head as a movie, requires a ton of description.

x       Relatable Characters. The more relatable they are, the easier they are to attach to and then caring about what happens next.


  1. Goodreads is a fantastic tool. I love it so much!

    1. We actually just got sent a link about using BookLikes. It is very similar to Goodreads.

      Lately we have used Goodreads just to list books we need to write reviews for because it is turning into more social and drama if people do not like your reviews.


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