Saturday, September 24, 2016

How Blogging About Books Has Changed Me


Okay, so obviously it's not really going to change my life drastically. But it many ways, it has changed me and the way I go about doing things.

When I begin a book now, I do not really read the synopsis or any reviews. I always feel put off if I don't like the synopsis or read negative reviews. I know what everyone is going to say, "Why buy a book if you don't know what it's about?" I generally buy books from the same genres. I also judge a book by it's cover, sue me. I'm 99.9% sure almost all book bloggers do.

Now when I read books, I look more into reasoning. I look more into why characters are the way they are and whatnot. It makes for better reviews and better understanding for those who couldn't understand it themselves.

Instagram. Instagram. Instagram. I now buy books based on whether I think they'll look good on my Instagram account. I'm an awful person for this, I know. But I like my feed and I like to show pretty books on it. Sorry.

With all of the blogging and Instagramming, I feel closer to reading than I have in my entire life. When my husband and I moved in together back in 2012, I only had probably 35 books. I now have 240 books. It's been a long journey but it's no where near finished.

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