Month: August 2014

The Sunday Post – Stacking the Shelves (80)

The Sunday Post – Stacking the Shelves (80)

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by Kimba the Caffeinated Book Reviewer Stacking the Shelves is a meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews.I have decided to try to participate in all of their memes with only one post…thus The Sunday Post – Stacking the Shelves.   BOOK HAUL:   From library:   Only Everything(True Love #1)by Kieran Scott Complete Nothing(True Love #2)by Kieran Scott Complete Nothing was actually an ARC that was in the library’s prize pile for summer reading (if you read more than a […]

Posted August 30, 2014 by Emz Chang in Meme / 30 Comments

August 2014 Wrap Up

August 2014 Wrap Up

I know August is technically not over yet, but I know I won’t have time to write this post when it does “officially” end so… August was… interesting. I kind of took a week or two off. But I still did not manage to hit my goal of reviewing two books in August. Hopefully September will be more productive. Speaking of my reviewing fails (hey, I like writing discussion posts a lot more than writing reviews), I’m thinking of adding a reviewer or co-blogger. I […]

Posted August 29, 2014 by Emz Chang in wrap up / 5 Comments

Tips & Tricks – Add an Email Widget to Self Hosted Wordpres

Tips & Tricks – Add an Email Widget to Self Hosted Wordpres

A week or two ago Ashley @ Nose Graze asked if you had a way to subscribe via email on your blog. My answer was “no”. Before, back when I still hosted my blog on Blogger, I had one, but after I moved to WordPress I couldn’t figure out how to add one. On Blogger it was simple and obvious. On WordPress… not so much, so I wanted to share how I got my email widget. This tutorial is written for SELF HOSTED WordPress only. […]

Posted August 28, 2014 by Emz Chang in Blogging Tips and Tricks / 4 Comments

Back to School Book Blogger Challenge – Day 9

Back to School Book Blogger Challenge – Day 9

Today is the first day of school sorry I mean the Back to School Book Blogger Challenge hosted by Rachel @ Parajunkee. Classes (I mean the challenge) takes place over the course of nine days. And you can see the lesson plan below to learn more about what we will be learning / teaching on each day. The Story of One of My Favorite Teachers Now I have a lot of favorite teachers so I can’t say the one featured in this story is my […]

Posted August 26, 2014 by Emz Chang in challenges / 2 Comments

Back to School Book Blogger Challenge – Day 8

Back to School Book Blogger Challenge – Day 8

Today is the first day of school sorry I mean the Back to School Book Blogger Challenge hosted by Rachel @ Parajunkee. Classes (I mean the challenge) takes place over the course of nine days. And you can see the lesson plan below to learn more about what we will be learning / teaching on each day. Biggest Lesson I Learned as a Blogger The biggest lesson I learned as a blogger is that statistics don’t matter as much as you think. It doesn’t matter […]

Posted August 25, 2014 by Emz Chang in challenges / 2 Comments

Back to School Book Blogger Challenge – Day 7

Back to School Book Blogger Challenge – Day 7

Today is the first day of school sorry I mean the Back to School Book Blogger Challenge hosted by Rachel @ Parajunkee. Classes (I mean the challenge) takes place over the course of nine days. And you can see the lesson plan below to learn more about what we will be learning / teaching on each day. Most Inspiring Assigned Reads I really liked To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee. It was inspiring because it showed that sometimes just because some people have an […]

Posted August 24, 2014 by Emz Chang in challenges / 1 Comment

Back to School Book Blogger Challenge – Day 6

Back to School Book Blogger Challenge – Day 6

Today is the first day of school sorry I mean the Back to School Book Blogger Challenge hosted by Rachel @ Parajunkee. Classes (I mean the challenge) takes place over the course of nine days. And you can see the lesson plan below to learn more about what we will be learning / teaching on each day. My Steps to Get Things Flowing Around Here I’m working on creating a blogging routine. Sort of. I mean I’m trying to figure out the most effective way […]

Posted August 23, 2014 by Emz Chang in challenges / 1 Comment

The Sunday Post – Stacking the Shelves (79)

The Sunday Post – Stacking the Shelves (79)

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by Kimba the Caffeinated Book Reviewer Stacking the Shelves is a meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews.I have decided to try to participate in all of their memes with only one post…thus The Sunday Post – Stacking the Shelves.   BOOK HAUL:   Brought:   Poison Danceby Livia Blackburne I read Midnight Thief and I loved it so I thought I’d give the prequel a try.   Last Week on Icy Cold Reads: Back to School Book Blogger Challenge – […]

Posted August 23, 2014 by Emz Chang in Meme / 7 Comments

Back to School Book Blogger Challenge – Day 5

Back to School Book Blogger Challenge – Day 5

Today is the first day of school sorry I mean the Back to School Book Blogger Challenge hosted by Rachel @ Parajunkee. Classes (I mean the challenge) takes place over the course of nine days. And you can see the lesson plan below to learn more about what we will be learning / teaching on each day. Who Fostered My Love of Reading That person who is responsible for my book addiction is probably my mom. I don’t have a specific story to share, just […]

Posted August 22, 2014 by Emz Chang in challenges / 3 Comments