The Trope Tag

Happy Friday, everyone! After an eventful week filled with school, lesson preparation, insanely hot weather, and me narrowly avoiding a kitchen inferno because I decided cooking and simultaneously catching up on Eurovision content was the ultimate time management hack, I've decided I'm too tired to be trusted with any creative ideas of my own and … Continue reading The Trope Tag

What I’ve Been Watching Recently || (Yes, We All Know This Post is Actually An Excuse to Gush About Heartstopper and Rant About The Secrets of Dumbledore…)

Happy Friday, everyone! Currently, I seem to be dragging myself from one exhausting week to the next - this one featuring a six-hour teachers' conference, the struggles of using a big compass on the blackboard to show my seventh graders how to construct triangles, and my general behindness on lesson-planning due to me spending all … Continue reading What I’ve Been Watching Recently || (Yes, We All Know This Post is Actually An Excuse to Gush About Heartstopper and Rant About The Secrets of Dumbledore…)

Our Experience Using StoryGraph as a Buddy Reading Tool || A Discussion by Line @ First Line Reader and Naemi @ A Book Owl’s Corner

Happy Friday, everyone! If you’ve been keeping up with our wrap-ups, you’ll already know that Line @ First Line Reader and I recently buddy read Brandon Sanderson’s Elantris together. However, what you probably didn’t know was that we used StoryGraph to do it! (That’s right – this idiot has finally figured out how to make … Continue reading Our Experience Using StoryGraph as a Buddy Reading Tool || A Discussion by Line @ First Line Reader and Naemi @ A Book Owl’s Corner

Series Review: The Tawny Man Trilogy by Robin Hobb || FEATURES HEAVY SPOILERS, SO PROCEED AT YOUR OWN RISK!!!

"He came one late, wet spring, and brought the wide world back to my doorstep." - Fool's Errand, opening line - What better way is there to start off April Fool's Day than by gushing about a trilogy named after the Fool? The Fool, whom I have always absolutely adored, but who has now, with … Continue reading Series Review: The Tawny Man Trilogy by Robin Hobb || FEATURES HEAVY SPOILERS, SO PROCEED AT YOUR OWN RISK!!!

You Asked, I’m Answering || Welcome to a Monstrous 500-Follower-Thank-You-Q&A!

Happy Friday, everyone! And welcome to a post that is positively ginormous even by my standards! I'm really going to have to try to keep this intro brief because, well, the rest of this most certainly isn't going to be... Seriously, when I asked for Q&A questions in celebration of A Book Owl's Corner hitting … Continue reading You Asked, I’m Answering || Welcome to a Monstrous 500-Follower-Thank-You-Q&A!

What if… ? || What Synopses of Popular Books Would Look Like If I Were the Protagonist

Happy Friday, everyone... ... and welcome to a new, still ugly, but at least slightly prettier version of A Book Owl's Corner! I know, I can hardly believe it myself, but AFTER YEARS OF BEING INCREDIBLY LAZY, I HAVE FINALLY UPDATED THE LOOK OF MY BLOG! I mean, it's definitely not a masterpiece, but at … Continue reading What if… ? || What Synopses of Popular Books Would Look Like If I Were the Protagonist

The Ultimate Step by Step Guide to Designing a Bestselling Book Cover

Happy Friday, everyone! You're in for a treat, because today, I am once more going to bless you with my all-knowing graciousness! You see, while discussing the merits of international book covers, Marta @ Monogamist Reader and I happened to stumble upon the absolute gem that is the Italian edition of Daughter of Smoke and … Continue reading The Ultimate Step by Step Guide to Designing a Bestselling Book Cover