Discussion Posts

Trigger Warnings and Books
Criticizing and Critiquing a Book Does NOT Equal Disliking
How Formatting Can Make or Break Your Book
Do You Feel Obligated to Finish a Series?
Using Stars In Reviews: Yay or Nay?
Handling DNFs: When to Review & When to Forget
Authors Aren’t Infallible
Blog Themes That Scare Me Away
Physical Books, E-Books, and Audio Books, Oh My!
Reviewer and Author Relationships
What Being a Mature Reader REALLY Means
Why Do People Get Personal Over Books?
Are Book Reviews Effective For Their Intended Purpose?
Do You Follow the Hype?
NetGalley Vs. Edelweiss

– Diversity Posts

Why Diversity Matters
Historical Accuracy and It’s Place in Fantasy/Fiction
How Representation Reflects on the Author
Authors Aren’t Infallible, Part 2: #OwnVoices Authors Writing Problematic Content
On Giving (Higher) Ratings to Indie/Self-Pub/Diverse Novels
Romanticizing and Eroticizing Mental Illnesses
On Mainstream Representation and Why I Have Problems With It
Adults in the YA Community
Trans Tropes that Have Got to Go (As Told by Trans Readers)

Post Series

– Diverse Author Spotlight

Diverse Author Spotlight is a new monthly post series in which I introduce and interview a diverse author. This post series will hopefully bring lesser known authors into the spotlight.

[Nov ’17] Richard Ford Burley
[Dec ’17] Taylor Brooke
* [Feb ’18] Open slot! Email thebookdeviant@gmail.com if interested!

– Hey, Pubs!

Hey, Pubs! is a new post series that is meant to point out the flaws in the publishing industry, and hopefully encourage change.

Give ARCs to #OwnVoices Reviewers
Ever Heard of Sensitivity Readers?
There’s More than LGT to the LGBTQIA+ Community
Trigger Warnings Need to Be Normalized
* Listen to Your Readers

Guest Posts/Author Q&A/Cover Reveals

Author Q&A with: John Flanagan
Cover Reveal: The Secret Ingrediant is Love. No, Really. (Stake Sauce #1) – RoAnna Sylver

Blog Tours

[REVIEW] Thanks a Lot, John LeClair – Johanna Parkhurst
[REVIEW] The Rules and Regulations for Mediating Myths and Magics – F.T. Lukens
[GUEST POST] How Laguna Beach Inspired a Story – Taylor Brooke
[EXCERPT] Not Your Villain (Sidekick Squad #2) – C.B. Lee

Book Memes

Diversity Spotlight Thursday (via Bookshelves & Paperbacks)
The Sunday Post (via Caffeinated Book Reviewer)
Top Ten Tuesday (via The Broke and the Bookish)

Book Lists

Books I’ll Never Read JUST BECAUSE They’re Popular
Books That Were Disappointingly Disappointing
Best Books of 2016
7 Recent Diverse Reads that Blew Me Away
The WORST Second/Middle Syndrome Victims
17 Harmful Books and 3 Authors That People Need to Stop Promoting
Black Lives Matter Inspired Novels
13 Diverse SF/F Books That I Adore
11 Hidden Indie Gems
14 Books I’ve Been Meaning to Read But Haven’t Gotten Around To
Non-YA Books That You Have to Read
Best Books of 2017

Author Lists

Non-Binary Authors You Need to be Reading (Updated 08/23/17)
5 Authors I Really Want to Meet

Book Tags

Pokemon Go! Book Tag
NetGalley Book Tag
The Ultimate Book Tag
Totally Should’ve Book Tag
Fall Book Tag
The A-to-Z Book Tag

Blogger Awards & Nominations

The Sunshine Blogger Award – Nominated by Laura @ the Book Corps
The Versatile Blogger Award – Nominated by Kristin @ Kristin Kraves Books

Misc. Posts

Monthly Wrap-Ups

One Year Anniversary: How Book Blogging Has Changed My Life
Cis Authors: How to Make ME Hate Your Non-Binary Character
Life is Hard and That’s Okay
My Favorite Relationships
Weird Bookish Opinions

– Reading Challenge Sign-Ups/Wrap-Ups

A Very ARC-ish Readathon: Sign Up / Wrap Up