Reading Around the Globe: Ahana in India

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“There are libraries where I live. However, the content isn’t always related to what I read. They are often based on the native tongue or the few books that are related to the genres I read are often of an older set of releases.”

Welcome to Reading Around the Globe, a series here on Reader Voracious Blog geared at fostering a culture of understanding in the bookish community about access to books in various countries around the world. Each post in the series highlights a full interview with one international reader. You can read more about this series and catch up on previous interviews on the master post.

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Accessibility Matters: How to Make Your Blog More Accessible

National Disability Day on December 3 is a day to help everyone become more compassionate and understanding of the challenges faced by people with disabilities.

In the United States alone, the truth is that one in five visitors will need some kind of accommodation on your website. As an able-bodied person, there are a lot of things that I take for granted when it comes to browsing the Internet, and I’m sure to not be alone in this.

When thinking about the design of your website, there are a lot of best practices that you can (and should!) use so that all visitors of your site have a positive experience. This post outlines some things you can do… for free!

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Bookish Reader’s Choice Awards: Voting round is now open!

Welcome to the inaugural year of the Bookish Reader’s Choice Awards! 🎉 Designed to actually give readers their voice to determine the “best” reads of the year, the goal of these awards is to recognize all of the amazing stories we got to read this year!

Related: Read more about why the awards were created!

I am so excited to reveal the nominations to you all! A total of 66 nomination forms were submitted, nominating 395 books! And now YOU get to vote for YOUR favorites – which ones will make it to the semi-final round? It is up to you!

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My Bookish Reader’s Choice Award Nominations!

Hi friends, long time no see! (Is a week a long time?) I’ve had a rough week or so and fell behind on my posting schedule, but I am here today to share the books I nominated for the 2019 Bookish Reader’s Choice Awards with you all!

Designed to actually give readers their voice to determine the “best” reads of the year, the goal of these awards is to recognize all of the amazing stories we got to read this year! You can learn more about the awards and rules for participation by visiting the announcement post here.

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Reading Around the Globe: Greyson in South Australia

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“I would say there’s less of a range and it can be very expensive in Australia. Especially in bookstores. There’s no way I could afford to spend $20+ on each book I buy. I would love to be able to support book stores more but I just can’t afford to. Like I said earlier, it is harder to get approval for books on Netgalley as well.”

Welcome to Reading Around the Globe, a series here on Reader Voracious Blog geared at fostering a culture of understanding in the bookish community about access to books in various countries around the world. Each post in the series highlights a full interview with one international reader. You can read more about this series and catch up on previous interviews on the master post.

Read more