[LET’S CHAT] The Pros and Cons of Writing Book Reviews

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Yeah, it’s time for another edition of Let’s Chat! This one centers around a pretty interesting concept to me, and some thoughts I’ve been having.

I really got this idea from a super old discussion post from Briana @ Pages Unbound, where she talked about some blogs considering running without book reviews (obviously, I highly recommend checking it out).

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This honestly got me thinking because confession time: I don’t like writing reviews.

Yes, some of my reviews are easier to write because I have a lot of feelings – whether those feelings are positive or negative is up to how I feel about the book – but what do I do for books that are just meh? Or if I continue a series, and I feel as if I’m repeating the same things about each book over and over again? Or for an ARC I DNF?

As you guys know if you’ve been around for a while, I still do reviews! I post reviews once a week, and then something non-review for the other three days. Personally, this schedule has worked for me, and I will probably continue with this schedule unless something changes or I do something drastic with my blog out of nowhere. But I wanted to look at some reasons as to why people would give up doing reviews and some reasons why people would continue doing reviews (a.k.a. I basically sort out my thoughts through writing).

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Keep Writing Reviews

1. I want ARCs. I’m sure everyone in the book blogging community knows about Advanced Review Copies, and, as you can tell, you sort of have to review them. I can’t imagine publishers are going to be too happy if you request a book, and they find out that you don’t even write or publish reviews anymore. And, yes, I love getting ARCs via Netgalley, and I’d love to eventually delve into the world of physical ARCs, and I have to review books to get there. I know; I’m shallow.

2. I want bookworms to broaden their horizons. Really, this can mean anything. Personally, my reason for starting to blog was the fact that I wanted to sort of bridge the gap between YA and Adult, since I’ve seen so many people see they’re tired of YA, but don’t actually go out to read adult books, because they don’t know where to start. So, I’m here to read and review some blog posts since I took the plunge last year and haven’t looked back. I don’t know if anyone has ever read said books because of my reviews, but if you do, that’s awesome! For other people, I know it’s reading fantasy or dystopian if all they usually read is contemporary, or maybe reading some YA after reading so many adult novels.

3. We want to share our love of books (or rant). I mean, nothing is more fun than raving about a book that you feel isn’t getting enough attention, or reviewing an ARC that you’re so excited to come out so everyone can get their hands on it. And there’s also the other side, where you get to rant about a book that really disappointed you or you want to warn someone else about something that you know that person won’t like, such as the dreaded insta-love.

4. It brings the book community together. I always anticipate posting reviews for popular books everyone has read except for me (which happens so often, and way more than it should) because I can finally gush about all my ~feelings~ without sounding weird to everyone else. In real life, I don’t know too many people who are fans of books, so this is pretty much one of the few places where I feel like I can talk about books, and people understand what the heck I’m talking about. How else would I be able to talk about horrible cliffhangers or heart-breaking deaths or how good a book is.

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Stop Writing Reviews

1. I can still get ARCs. I know I said this in the previous part, BUT you really don’t have to have a blog anymore to receive ARCs. If you have a large enough following on Instagram, for instance, you can receive boxes of book mail and early releases, and a large majority of those people don’t have a blog at all. I will say, I think it’s ten times harder to get over 50k followers on Instagram than it is to get some traction on your reviews. In fact, I think Instagram is the hardest place to get connection and interaction, because you can do literally nothing wrong, and six people could unfollow you overnight, so there’s that. But, still, you could do it!

2. No one really reads reviews. I know there’s sort of a stigma in the book blogging community that people don’t really read reviews. I will say that this sort of rings true. Honestly, unless it’s a book I’m anticipating or I’ve heard a lot about, I’ll probably just like it and move on. And, personally, reviews are the least interesting thing on blogs for me. I do follow some blogs that primarily do nothing but reviews, but those are mostly niche ones – thrillers and mysteries, to be exact – and I think it’s a bit harder to do that for YA books and keep people coming back, probably because there’s a larger audience. I’m a bigger fan of advice posts, discussions, recommendations, etc.

3. I don’t like writing them. Like I said earlier, I just don’t like writing reviews. I can do them, of course, but I’d rather spend my time writing any other type of blog post, and it’s definitely something I have to be in the mood for. So, I can definitely understand if someone just stops doing reviews, because if they hate writing them, and only 20 people are actually reading them, then why continue writing them?

4. You have to be reading. I think a problem for some people is the fact that they might not read too fast, or they could read a book and not find it good enough to review, but don’t have anything else to write about or can’t think up any good ideas. Of course, you could totally take a break from reviewing, but for some people who want to have a couple of reviews up per week or the ones that their entire blog is dedicated to just reviews and blog tours, it might be a challenge finding the time to read a book and then finally write a review for it.


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These are probably some of the more basic pros and cons for continuing to write reviews.

In the end, though, I’ll probably still keep on writing reviews, and, honestly, I’ll probably mainly do it so I can at least have a shot at getting ARCs. And I occasionally enjoy blabbing about my thoughts as well.

Let's Chat

How do you feel about reviewing books? Would you still keep up with a book blog that doesn’t review books at all? What are your reasons to review books?

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    • Haha, I feel you! I have a full summer worth of ARC reviews, and have I started reading them? LOL NO. πŸ˜‚ I write them the least as well; I haven’t written one in two weeks. TERRIBLE I KNOW. But I’m too lazy to write any. πŸ™ˆ

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  1. I love reading other bloggers reviews for the exact reason that I can gush about my feelings to them and they will TOTALLY understand :). I like to write my, in the format that I do, to give bloggers and general readers a slightly deeper idea of what the book is about beyond what a book jacket would say.

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    • Yep, that’s definitely true! I feel like I’m never passionate about talking about books in review comment sections (weird, I KNOW), but if someone mentions a book in a list or recommendation post or something, I’ll blab about it forever. I don’t even know. πŸ˜‚ I usually never talk about the plot unless I want to talk spoilers (and I like only knowing what the back of the book tells me; I go in blind ALL THE TIME πŸ˜‚), but it’s all up to personal preferences!

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  2. I think I’m the opposite to you. 95% of the time I tend to ignore non-review posts unless I find them really engaging.

    I’m more of a review writer and lover as I love sharing my thoughts and seeing what other people think.

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    • Oh, that’s so interesting! Reviews have just never been able to keep my interest – I usually skim them, if anything – but I know there are people out there who don’t understand why I find social gatherings boring, so there’s that. πŸ˜‚

      That’s awesome! It’s so nice to be able to talk with other bookworms, no matter what format it is! πŸ˜„

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  3. I post one review a week on my blog, which for me is a good balance. It keeps me reading and writing regularly but I don’t feel overwhelmed the with pressure of posting multiple reviews every week. I also like writing reviews because it’s a way of recording my thoughts about a book in the moment. I often find myself going back to read old reviews if I can’t remember exactly what I thought about a book.
    Great post! πŸ™‚

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    • I definitely agree! I’ve been in a reading slump and just lazy with writing back-up reviews (thankfully, I have back-up posts for those days lol), and I sued to post reviews twice a week, so I’m glad I cut down, or it would’ve been bad. πŸ˜… When I reviewed on Goodreads, it was definitely nice to go back and see my reviewing style change over the course of time I’d been there (and slightly cringe-y oh my God). πŸ˜‚

      Thank you! ❀

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  4. I really liked this post because I can totally relate with both sides! πŸ™‚

    I try to post one review a week and that works out quite well! It’s true that reviews are usually the posts with the least likes and comments but I don’t mind that. I’m also not the biggest fan of reading reviews unless it’s one of my all time favourite books so I understand! πŸ˜€

    I think the reason why I still write reviews on my blog is for the ARCs I get from Netgalley (I can’t imagine I’ll ever get physical ones lol).

    Lovely post πŸ™‚

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  5. I’m trying to write reviews at the moment, but it’s not the overall theme of my blog. Yeah, they’re tough, I find I’m better at reviewing books I didn’t enjoy as opposed to the ones I did.

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    • Same for me! Early on, I decided that discussions was what I wanted to be known for, and I guess people thing that??? I don’t know. πŸ˜‚ And I agree! I’ve written two one-star reviews (one published on the blog, one an ARC review for next month), and I typed them so easily. I just know what to talk about easier, I guess??? πŸ˜„

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  6. I’ve noticed over the years that there are two people in the book community – those who like to write reviews and those who don’t lol. I’m on the “like” side. I love to write them and it’s what I view most on peoples blogs. Like you said about broadening horizons, a review helps me see further than just the synopsis and get a feel for the book itself. I never would have read a Sci-Fi book if it wasn’t for someone’s review. Now it’s one of my favourite genres! But I’ve noticed that the days I get the least views are the days I post a review. Having said that I find blogs that don’t post reviews at all (or that often) still help me grow as a reader. Great post! As always lol. You make some really great points for both sides of the review spectrum!

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    • I totally agree that people either love or hate writing reviews – and ya I’m also on the ‘love’ side 😜 But for me i feel like writing a review is almost like writing in a diary – like my thoughts on a book will rattle around in my brain until I finally just write them down πŸ™ˆ

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      • Ooh, that’s an interesting way of thinking of it! For me, I’m fine with that – but the again, I have a bookish BFF that I text when I’m ready to fangirl, and by that point, I don’t feel like I NEED to review! πŸ˜‚ I LOVE talking about books, but it’s weird how reviews just are the most boring way to express that to me – but when it comes to lists and recommendations, I can rave FOR DAYS. I guess it’s personal reading preference!


    • Haha, that’s definitely true! It’s one of those things that doesn’t have a middle ground – but I guess because it deals with writing, and when it comes to writing, you either like writing it…or you don’t. πŸ˜‚

      That’s true! I usually end up going into a review blind, personally; it depends on how heavily reviewed it is by the blogging community. Like, if I’m reading Let the Right One In (a horror novel), which I’ve never seen reviewed, I’ll go in blind, but for something like Geekerella, which has been reviewed by everyone and their mother, it’d be much harder to avoid hearing the HYPE!!!!

      Yeah, same! I don’t think my daily views change (those are absurdly high for some miracle reason lol), but the interaction is lower on that post compared to others! And that’s true! I wouldn’t really notice if someone never posted reviews, tbh.

      And thank you! ❀

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    • Yep, that’s definitely one of the reasons to keep reviewing! Even though I don’t like reading them, I actually prefer writing negative reviews because I usually have a lot to talk about! πŸ˜‚

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    • Ooh, yes! I know there are some bloggers who post all their reviews on Goodreads and only a couple of them on their blog, which seems like a good idea! I don’t have a Goodreads, though. πŸ˜‚ And I’m failing at reading, so it’d probably be a short amount. πŸ˜…


      • I agree! I’ve seen people say they spend hours on reviews, and I’m like, “BUT HOW???” I don’t have that patience! πŸ˜‚ I will spend hours editing and re-editing a discussion post that in really excited for though!


  7. I like writing reviews but not a lot, like, I do it because I am expected to do so for ARCs but when it comes to other books, I barely write more than a mini-review in my wrap-up. I post weekly reviews, but that’s about it. I also barely read reviews (same for tags though), which actually improved my experience as a blogger, I think. When I quit making myself read them all, I found more time to read posts that I think are actually interesting (such as this one).
    Reviews are definitely important for the community and the publishing business, but it’s not what book blogging is about (if you ask me, that is). So I’ll keep posting reviews, but more for the writers and publishers than for my followers, because I know there will not be as many people reading my review compared to a discussion post for example.

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    • Yes, this comment is SO ME! I’ll still continue to do reviews for ARCs (like, I’m slated all summer because I requested so many ARCs published in the summer lol) but books I read on my own. Meh. I might have to start doing min-reviews! And, same! I still somewhat read tags depending on which ones it is, because some are interesting, but I usually skip reviews! Even for books I love, there’s only so many times I can say, “Glad you loved this book as much as I did!” And, aw, thank you so much; I’m glad you found it interesting! ❀

      Yes, same! And I know there are some people who think it’s a blogging crime to cater to other people because you MUST only blog for yourself (more on that topic on Sunday lol), but I do it more for publishers, for sure! It seems my followers prefer discussions and lists and recommendations more, so I’m fine with it! πŸ˜„

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      • Haha I know, I’m always curious to see what other people think about the books that I love but after a while, it gets a bit the same over and over.
        Ooh are you writing a discussion? I can’t wait to read it! Yeah, I did this questionnaire and it wasn’t really apparent that people wanted to read more reviews so I’m okay with that, they seem to like discussions more and I feel the same way so… πŸ˜€

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      • Exactly! And, yes, I’m posting a discussion about blogging success and how bloggers define it tomorrow, which I’m very excited about! πŸ˜„

        Ooh, I’ve seen so many people do surveys; I feel like it’d be fun to do one sometime in the future just to see what you guys like and don’t like (and I like to cater my posts mostly towards what others want to see, not just me)! I’m going to guess by stats that people like Discussions more. πŸ˜‚

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  8. Thanks for linking to my post!

    I like reviews, so I continue to write them, even though I agree it’s an open secret that reviews frequently don’t get the page views that other posts often will. But I partially blog and review so I can remember my own thoughts about books, so there’s that. Half the time when people ask me what I thought about a book I read five years ago, I have to go back and read my own review to remember! :p

    I think the point that you have to continuously read to keep reviewing is a valid one. Book blogging is difficult in that sense. To “compete” (not saying it’s a competition literally, but, well, to get a very large audience) you need to read quickly and A LOT. Even to write lists and discussions posts and non-review things, you really have to keep reading to be able to keep offering new content. This is part of the reason I love having a co-blogger to help me keep up with all the work.

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    • No problem! ❀ Your old discussions have inspired so many discussions! πŸ˜‚

      Ooh, yes, I feel that! For the last couple of years before blogging, I just reviewed on Goodreads, and even some of my favorite books I reviewed on there, I couldn’t remember the names of the characters if I tried. That might just be my poor memory, though. πŸ˜‚

      Yeah, definitely! Like, I’m in a slump-ish reading mood at the moment, and I haven’t been reviewing much! Summer will be better because I have ARC reviews planned until August, but reading books on my own TBR??? Failing. And even the books I have read, I’m too lazy to write reviews for. IT’S A VICIOUS CYCLE!


  9. I love writing reviews!!😊 Although I totally get that it’s not everyone’s thing. Althoooough, I do think like with blogging reviews, you are still likely to be picked up on a google search? Whereas on something like instagram, your review won’t be found that way. I’ve gotten a lot of hits on reviews from just random google searchers! (Even if I don’t get that many comments/interaction with actual book bloggers.)πŸ˜‚ So for me reviews are worth it because I love it! but if someone didn’t like writing/reading reviews, I don’t think they’d have to. (Unless they want ARCs because that’s kind of what you sign up for with getting them hhaha.) I do only one review a week too though on my blog and it’s generally my least read post. πŸ™ˆ BUT OH WELL.πŸ˜‚

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    • Yes, same! I do get a lot of searches from reviews (I know that some reviews that were meh when I posted them now have a lot of views because of Google, so yeah!)! That’s definitely true about Instagram, but I usually see it as if you approach someone with over 100k followers, that lasting power doesn’t really matter??? Like, if 6k people like the photo, that’s 6k people who at least saw the cover of the book, so job done for promo! Yeah, same; I’ve been slacking on posting reviews because I have no motivation to write them and I’m sort of in a slump, but when I did, they did meh compared to my other posts. πŸ˜‚ OH WELL INDEED.


  10. If the review is like super funny, I’ll enjoy reading it. Otherwise, if you’re just basically restating the plot and adding your own opinions without making it entertaining for readers to read, I find them… boring. I mean, obviously, reviews can help you know whether you want to read a book or not, or get introduced to a super awesome book, but sometimes bloggers’ reviewing voice is super bland and not that enjoyable to read.

    I think that if I have strong enough feelings for the book (like FANGIRL LOVE or ABSOLUTE HATRED) I’ll enjoy writing the review. Or maybe I really liked it but there was something off about it. And I always notice that if I post a review on my blog, less people read/comment on it. XD

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    • Yeah, I feel that! I feel like I don’t really have a blogging voice, to be honest (or maybe I do??? Like how people have accents but you might not notice your own lol), and that I guess it’ll change depending on what I’m reviewing. Like, my ACOWAR review will probably be me fangirling because I LOVE SJM, and that’s the only mode I can talk about her in. πŸ˜‚ When I rate a book one star, I tend to rant and spoil it. And for three star books, it’s like, “Meh. Whatever.” At least, that’s how it feels to me. I agree! I don’t really mind them because I don’t like them, and I like my Discussions better, but it is weird how reviews are more unpopular among book bloggers. You think they’d be higher up!

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  11. This is a great post. I often do not read book review posts, particularly if it is for a book that I am really anticipating as I am worried that the review will give away too much about the book. A lot of people are really good at avoiding spoilers in their reviews, but book reviews can give away some of the themes of the book, or if there is a twist at the end – that kind of thing. I like to go into my highly anticipated reads knowing as little as possible.
    I find book review posts are great for those books you pick up incidentally; you read a book by an author and am considering whether to read another, you keep hearing about a book on BookTube but want to check it is not over-hyped.
    I find book reviews the most difficult to write – I do not want to accidentally write spoilers – and it is most difficult to write a book review for an OK read. Something you love or even dislike makes the process much easier. πŸ™‚
    Thanks for a really interesting post.

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    • Thank you so much, Sarah! ❀

      Yeah, I know there are some people who just don’t want to know anything about a book EVER. Like, not even if there’s a plot twist (for me, if someone mentions that, then I want to read the book now πŸ˜‚). Now that I’ve cut myself off from the constant feed of Goodreads and can only really get information from books from blogging, it’s different! I don’t read too many reviews in full (I usually skim lol), but I feel like I can get over saturated with one book to the point where I don’t want to read it anymore because I feel like I’ve read it already (like every time I see a Geekerella, Queens of Geek, or When Dimple Met Rishi review in my Reader, I’m probably going to skip it lol). Yeah, 3 star reads are the worst unless there’s something different about it!

      And, aw, thanks for the compliment! ❀

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  12. I actually love writing and reading reviews. As much as I think other posts are rlly fun and mix it up, I really love blogging about a book and getting responses from other book bloggers who’ve also read the book. So many of my friends don’t read or don’t read the same books I do, so my blog is like an outlet for me to fangirl or rant about a book and connect with other people too.

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    • I also like talking to others about books, but I just find it hard to talk about them in review format. I’m more likely to comment on a post where you mentioned a favorite book of mine among others than just a straight-up review – they just bore me. But it’s really all up to preference! I just find reviews to be a professional way to talk about books, which is usually the way I never talk about books. And the most tedious. πŸ˜‚

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      • Haha, definitely! I’ve seen people say they can churn out reviews easily, and I’m jealous of that, because I just can’t focus on a book review no matter what. πŸ˜‚ But discussions come super easily to me and I’m finished writing them before I know it! We all have so many different strengths and weaknesses! πŸ˜„

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  13. I CAN SO FEEL THIS POST. Sometimes it’s easier for me to write reviews, sometimes it’s not. I usually like to make list formats.
    I like to read some people’s reviews, tbh. Sometimes I enjoy reading their style (like Paper Fury) or Khanh’s (Alliterates) because they make reviews interesting.

    I try to limit the reviews on my own blog: I mostly post about my favorite books and/or reviews for ARCS I’ve requested. But I do try to review all of my books on Goodreads (but I’m SOOO behind rn) And I personally try to make my reviews fun (the ones on my blog, at least) with gifs and all that jazz, so who knows?

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    • Yeah, I’m thinking of changing up my reviewing format to avoid completely burning out on reviews because it’s terrible. πŸ˜‚

      I agree! Like, even though I’m not on Goodreads anymore, I still occasionally go and check up on Emily May’s reviews because I love her style and trust her recommendations! πŸ˜„

      I’ve seen other people review all their books on Goodreads and only review a couple on the blog, which is a good idea! I just feel like I don’t read enough, especially with this slump I’m in! 😝

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  14. I feel like sometimes it’s handy and sometimes not. When I want to know about a book it’s good to read about it but it’s also a pain in the ass πŸ˜‚ Like I sometimes don’t know wjere to start or just want to fangirl about the characters haha

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    • Haha, same! A lot of the time I just don’t care to learn more about a book; I want to go in blind! πŸ˜‚ I feel you on that. My reviewing process usually is me writing a topic sentence for a paragraph regarding a different section (characters, plot, writing, world-building, etc.) and then I’m like, “Okay, how do I fill this up?” πŸ˜‚

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      • Hahah same here! I usually write my favourite quotes or interesting ones but I just need time to think about what I want to talk and sometimes I don’t bother to write a review just because I hardly have anything to say about it πŸ˜‚

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  15. I would still read your blog, your blog is amazing and anything you do with it will still be amazing, I think it’s good to change things up a bit xx

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    • Aw, thank you so much for the extremely kind words! ❀ That means so much to me! And, yeah, it's definitely good to change things up! My blog's content is much different and better than what it was back in January, and I'm happy with those changes! πŸ˜€

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  16. I think I have a love/hate relationship with writing reviews. Sometimes I really love it and can’t wait to get my thoughts out about a book. I mean I actually started my blog simply because I wanted to review a book that I loved and wanted to talk about with others. But then there are those times where I dread writing a review so much that I avoid blogging and reading and fall into a slump, which sucks big time. But mostly I don’t think I could blog without writing reviews just because some of them I have so much fun writing. I don’t think they’re a must though and I follow several bloggers who don’t write reviews. Most of which have incredible discussions or share the books they love in different ways (like recommendations which are some of my favorite posts). To each their own, I say. Great post, Mikaela!! 😁β™₯

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    • Yes, I definitely feel you! A couple months ago, I was just banging out reviews, but now it’s like, “Meh.” And it totally sucks. Oh, really? That’s so interesting; I have yet to stumble across a blogger that doesn’t write reviews! Yes, I love recommendations and lists, and love sharing my fave books that way! Thank you, Melissa! ❀

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  17. REVIEWING BOOKS IS DEFINITELY NOT AN EASY JOB. After I finish a book, I grab a piece of paper and a pen and just start scribbling my thoughts. After that, I try to write a full review based on the key points. And then I edit it. Re-edit once more*because I suck at editing* Now, after all of these things, I take photos of the book for my review and find suitable gifs (i.e if the book was really rant worthy). I add the details of the book and now it’s ready to be posted. THE THING IS, ALL THE HARDWORK GOES IN THE DRAINS. πŸ˜‚ Sometimes I just feel like not writing reviews at all. AND that’s when I don’t, because, let’s be honest. A review written when you’re not in a mood to write a review is really crappy. (Anj doesn’t want that, so she spends hours working on one single review )😜

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    • See, I don’t do all that. Which is terrible. πŸ˜‚ I have the worst book memory on this very earth, and I can never remember things, so I SHOULD write notes…but I don’t. Which is probably just me making reviewing ten times harder for myself. Yeah, that makes total sense! When I’m not in the mood to write, the review is always crappy, and then I don’t feel like posting it EVEN MORE. The cycle is vicious. πŸ˜‚

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  18. I enjoy writing reviews because it feels good to get my thoughts on paper, but I’m always behind because I get roughly half the interaction/views on reviews than anything else, so I only want to do ~3 a month. Discussion posts and lists are so much more fun to write, plus I get more comments, which is 90% of what I love about blogging.
    Plus, I often read older books or books that nobody cares about, so it is very very hard to get people to want to read the review.
    I will keep writing them because I need my Netgalley % to stay up though!!!

    ps if you’re looking for physical copies of books sooner rather than later, I recommend checking out Library Thing, where you can enter raffles basically for physical copies each month. (I won a book 1/2 months I’ve done it so far) I think they raise your chances if you write reviews and post them on their site, but you don’t NEED to to win. And also Blogging for Books gives you books with no prerequisites, although you can only get one, then write a review, then get another, and they have some physical copies.

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    • Yes, I agree! Discussions and lists are just so much fun! And then I get to reviews, and I’m just like, “Meh.” And because they get so little interaction, you sort of get bored with them.

      I feel you! I want a balance between new books and backlist books (which I sometimes fail at lol). There are some reviews that I sort of never want to write because I know my stats will suck (or maybe they won’t; who knows??).

      Haha, same! Mine is at 53%, and I still get accepted??? I guess my stats are good, then. πŸ˜‚

      Ooh, sounds nice! I’ll have to make note of that! I’m going to Bookcon in a couple of weeks and hoping to get some ARCs, so fingers crossed! πŸ˜„

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      • IM SO JEALOUS!! I’m working during bookcon and I can’t move it and I’m sooooo sad 😭😭 but I hope you have fun and I can’t wait to hear about it!!!

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      • Ooh, you have a job! My mom wants me to get one, but it terrifies me. πŸ˜‚ Literally every job involves talking to people, and I suck at that! I’ll be writing an entire post about the trip though (and probably updating about it on Twitter). 😁

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  19. I am not a huge fan of writing reviews either hahah They don’t get any love, they’re not fun to write, and then I stress if I’m not reading fast enough. I’ve actually been considering NOT writing reviews anymore and maybe just doing monthly mini reviews of the books I read (because I only read like max 4 books a month anyways). That way it’s not as stressful and I don’t have to talk as much about the books.

    Also, I totally just spammed your blog with comments. oops.

    Molly @ Molly’s Book Nook

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    • Yes, those are all reasons that I don’t like writing them! I’m doing terrible at reading lately, so I barely have anything to review??? Honestly, thank God I have so many summer e-ARCs to fill in review spaces. πŸ˜‚ And, yeah, I’ve been thinking about Mini Reviews as well! I mean, Mini Review Mondays sort of has a ring to it??? πŸ˜‚

      AH IT’S FINE! I don’t even check my notifications till 8, so I don’t notice till I click on them! πŸ˜„


    • Yeah, when I was a smaller blogger, my reviews got next to nothing. πŸ˜‚ The more I’ve grown, my reviews do well to my “review standards,” I guess you could call it? But compared to my discussion posts, they do really meh. Thank you! πŸ˜„


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