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Stress-Free Book Blogging: 7 Personal Tips

I think we can all agree that before starting book blogging, we had no idea how time-consuming it would turn out to be! As well as actually reading books and writing posts, there are social media platforms to manage, photos to take, websites to design and emails demanding responses. It’s no wonder that many bloggers (myself among them!) have found themselves getting overwhelmed.

Over four years of book blogging, I’ve developed a number of strategies focussed on keeping me sane above making my blog uber-successful! I thought I would collect these tips together into an ultimate guide to stress-free book blogging… Continue reading Stress-Free Book Blogging: 7 Personal Tips

Miscellany Pages Turns 4!

This week I’m celebrating 4 years of blogging here at Miscellany Pages! To be honest, I started this blog because I thought it would look good on my personal statement when I was applying for university. I had no intention for it to become a significant part of my life. But I fell in love with the writing process and the ever-inspirational book blogging community, … Continue reading Miscellany Pages Turns 4!

Hiatus Announcement

Hi everyone! I hope you’re all doing okay in these very strange times. I’ve just started the final semester of my English Literature degree and I’m already feeling a bit overwhelmed. Between day-to-day uni work, assessments, blogging, writing for the magazine and running my book club, it’s all got a bit much and seems there aren’t enough hours in a day. Unfortunately, something had to … Continue reading Hiatus Announcement

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Better World Books: The Ethical Online Bookshop and Affiliate Network

If you’ve been on Miscellany Pages recently, you’ll have noticed that I’ve switched my affiliate network from Amazon to Better World Books. There is absolutely nothing wrong with Amazon – I’ve always found it to provide good deals and quick service – but I decided to support a smaller company.

Not that Better World Books is particularly small. They have over 8 million books and ship worldwide for free! I stumbled across them through a quick online search for ‘ethical affiliate networks’ and knew straight away this was the company I wanted to promote. Continue reading Better World Books: The Ethical Online Bookshop and Affiliate Network

Reblog: Diversity in YA Books — One In a Million

I am a proud member of the Better World Books affiliate network – the ethical online bookshop. Please note that this post contains affiliate links. The wonderful Aditi has a comprehensive range of posts on her blog, from author interviews to discussion posts. Her unique poems on both familiar and more unusual topics are 100% worth a read as well. It’s hard to believe she’s still in … Continue reading Reblog: Diversity in YA Books — One In a Million

Reblog: July Wrap Up — Carla Loves To Read

I am a proud member of the Better World Books affiliate network – the ethical online bookshop. Please note that this post contains affiliate links. As if you didn’t need even more books to add to your never-ending list, I can highly recommend Carla’s blog: Carla Loves to Read. Her July Wrap-Up post demonstrates the insane number of books she reads, of all shapes, sizes and genres… … Continue reading Reblog: July Wrap Up — Carla Loves To Read

Reblog: Dogs, Man’s Best Friend, as Illustrated by Art — Patricia Furstenberg, a Writer’s Blog

I am a proud member of the Better World Books affiliate network – the ethical online bookshop. Please note that this post contains affiliate links. If books are my first love, dogs are a close second! Unfortunately, I can’t have my own because my little brother is allergic – I make up for it by spending as much time with other people’s dogs as possible! I’m dog-sitting … Continue reading Reblog: Dogs, Man’s Best Friend, as Illustrated by Art — Patricia Furstenberg, a Writer’s Blog

100 Followers & Share Your Blog!

Miscellany Pages has now reached 100 followers! I never expected this when I decided to try and write a book review a year-and-a-bit ago. Thank you to everyone who has supported the blog so far, I appreciate you very much! I started a book blog simply because I thought it would look good on my university application, without realising how much I would become immersed … Continue reading 100 Followers & Share Your Blog!