Feminist Fridays

Feminist Fridays: Carrie Hope Fletcher

Today I'd like to talk about one my favorite people to watch on Youtube: singer, actress, blogger, and vlogger Carrie Hope Fletcher. I've been a fan of her videos for years (since I was in middle school?!) and it's been amazing to watch her grow and develop her channel over such a long time. I want to… Continue reading Feminist Fridays: Carrie Hope Fletcher

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Read-A-Thons

Booktube-A-Thon 2017 TBR

HAPPY BOOKTUBE-A-THON TIME! The Booktube-a-thon is an annual event hosted by Ariel Bissett that encourages people to read as much as they can in seven days. Packed with challenges, giveaways, and fun videos, the Booktubeathon is guaranteed to be a blast! This year the Booktube-a-thon is taking place from July 24th to July 30th. (That's right:… Continue reading Booktube-A-Thon 2017 TBR

Tags

The Happy Videos Tag

Hello, hello!! I'm super excited about today's tag because it was actually created by my awesome friend Christina @ The Penniless Optimist. She often talks about her "happy videos," or the videos that she watches whenever she needs a bit of a pick-me-up. As a way to spread some smiles she decided to make this Happy… Continue reading The Happy Videos Tag

Bookish, Discussion

Are Book Hauls “Meaningless” Content? | Discussion

When I saw that Ariel Bissett made a video titled "Why Do Booktubers Make Book Hauls?" I was immediately intrigued. To tell you the truth, I had been asking myself the same question for quite some time. Book hauls have sort of been a controversial topic in the online bookish community as of late. Some people claim… Continue reading Are Book Hauls “Meaningless” Content? | Discussion

Books

ON THE OTHER SIDE by Carrie Hope Fletcher | Review

I've been a fan of Carrie Hope Fletcher's Youtube channel since middle school, back in the days of wearing crocs and starting stories I would never finish writing and pretending that I could run fast enough to be on the cross-country team (fun fact: I could not). Not only have we both grown older since… Continue reading ON THE OTHER SIDE by Carrie Hope Fletcher | Review

Bookish, Discussion

How fast do I read? | Discussion

Usually when people realize how many books I read in an average week/month/year, their immediate response is to exclaim: "WOW. You must read really fast." This remark has always struck me as rather odd because I don't picture myself as a very fast reader; rather, I've always though that the reason I read so much is that… Continue reading How fast do I read? | Discussion

Bookish, Discussion

Do we prioritize “shareable” reading? | Discussion

As you can probably tell from some of my previous discussion posts, I get a lot of my inspiration from Rosianna Halse Rojas, one of my favorite Youtubers. Early in March she posted a video called "The Currency of Sharing" in which she discusses our frequent desire to share everything we do online. Even more… Continue reading Do we prioritize “shareable” reading? | Discussion

Discussion, Video

How Do You Prevent Blogging Burnout? | Discussion

A few months ago Rosianna Halse Rojas created a video called Knowing When To Stop in which she discusses the feeling of not knowing when to stop working and striving to be as productive as possible. As someone who has been thought of as an “overachiever” throughout her entire life, she explains how challenging it can… Continue reading How Do You Prevent Blogging Burnout? | Discussion

Music

Musical Mondays: Corey Gray

Corey Gray is this fantastic singer on Youtube who does covers of songs. As well as singing, he also plays the guitar, piano, drums, etc. His covers are really cool to listen to because a lot of the time he takes faster songs and makes them slower, or takes pop songs and gives them an… Continue reading Musical Mondays: Corey Gray

Thoughtful Thursdays

The Tea Chronicles

The Tea Chronicles is an awesome short film created by Charlie McDonnell. He is one of my favorite Youtubers, and his channel is called charlieissocoollike. The topics of his videos vary widely, however they are always, to quote the Ninth Doctor, fantastic. This short film is witty, clever, suspenseful, and overall very entertaining. Who knew… Continue reading The Tea Chronicles