Blog Update

For the past 5 years, I’ve reviewed about 1,600 books on my blog. For the first 3 years, I reviewed a book a day. Then I reviewed 6 books per week and since July, I’ve reviewed 5 books per week. This has taken a lot of my time and I was reading in any spare moment I could, whether that was while I was waiting in a check out line in a store or listening to audiobooks while driving.

For those of you who don’t know, I’m also a writer. I’m currently revising my 5th manuscript. I queried a manuscript to agents last year but I didn’t get much response from that (querying is when you send out a letter to literary agents to see if they would represent your book). I feel really good about the manuscript I’m currently working on, and I’m planning on querying it in the next few months.

I’ve decided to take a step back from reading and reviewing books to focus more on my writing career. I will still be reading, reviewing, and posting on social media daily but I won’t be reviewing a book a day. I’ve proven to myself that I can do it, but I can’t sustain that pace anymore. I want to be honest about my writing and blogging journey. Since I decided to read less last week, I’ve felt much less stressed out and I’ve gotten a lot more work done for my own manuscript. Reading has always been a source of self-care to me, but it was becoming more stressful than it was helping me. I’m looking forward to moving closer to my goal of becoming a published author.

Brand Rep (and Sale!) – Inked Illusions Co.

✨Brand Rep Announcement✨

I’m so excited to announce that I’m now a Brand Rep for @inkedillusions.co

Some even better news is that she’s having a sale for this long weekend! Right now, you can get 25% off storewide, $20 off lounge sets and 10% off her next bookish box! The sale is on right now and ends September 6 @ 11:59 PM.

I love her products. The apparel is well made and the bookish accessories are so adorable! I highly recommend picking up some of her merch during the sale this weekend!

Also, don’t forget to use my exclusive discount code: JEMMETT10 for 10% off!

Here’s the link to her shop!

Being a brand rep has been one of my dreams since starting bookstagram, so I’m honoured to be representing a fabulous brand like @inkedillusions.co

QOTD: Do you have any plans for this long weekend?

Special Announcement: Once Upon a Book Club VIP (Very Important Page-Turner)

Hello everyone!

Today I have a special announcement: I have been accepted into the Once Upon a Book Club VIP program!

If you don’t know about the Once Upon a Book Club subscription box, here is the history of it, taken from their website:

Once Upon a Book Club was created by the owner/designer Michelle Wolett of Chick Lit Designs and Once Upon a BookCase. Always being an avid reader, and an entrepreneur, Michelle finds herself inspired by books.

Once Upon a Book Club was dreamed up after recently reading “The Nightingale” by Kristin Hannah. She found herself in a different world when reading the book and once it was over she immediately became inspired. What if we could create something that makes you feel like you were physically a part of that world? You become so engrossed by your book and then open a package to find an item that was just mentioned in the book. It would feel like the reader is really there! Michelle’s mind started brainstorming and she came up with the Once Upon a Book Club.

It not only allows readers to fully integrate into the story but also gives them a “Book Club” community. Where they can log onto Instagram and discuss the book with other members each month. There is something magical about turning words of a book into an actual physical object. It’s like bringing the book to life.

https://www.onceuponabookclub.com/about

I have received these boxes in the past, and they are great! They provide a unique reading experience, because you get items in your box that come directly from the book.

Since I am now a VIP, I will be sharing information about these boxes.

I also have a special discount code for my subscribers. Use the code JEMMETT10 to get a discount on your box!

Thanks so much for reading! I hope you enjoy this box as much as I do!