2021 Ultimate Book Blogger / Reader Spreadsheet Template

We all know that I live by my lists as a very Type A personality. I made the first version of my Book Blogger and Reader Spreadsheet Template in July of 2018. Since then, I have updated and improved the template each year and made it available to anyone who wants it for free. (If you want to leave me a tip to support my work, please check out my ko-fi!)

As a note: this template began as a book blogging-centric tool but over the last three years I have made it available it has evolved. This spreadsheet can be used by anyone who reads – you don’t need to be a blogger! If you aren’t a book blogger, simply delete or hide the sheets that do not suit your needs.

You can access the spreadsheet template here!

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2020 Bookish Jazz Awards Nominees: Vote now for your favorite books!

Welcome to the second annual Bookish Jazz Awards! πŸŽ‰ 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!

πŸ† Related: Read more about the history of the awards & why they were created!

I am so excited to reveal the nominations to you all! 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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The Bookish Jazz Awards: nominate your favorite YA & Adult books of the year!

Welcome to the second annual Bookish Jazz Awards! πŸŽ‰ Established in 2019 as the Bookish Reader’s Choice Awards, the awards are designed to give readers their voice to determine the “best” reads of the year unlike the Goodreads awards. It’s our time as readers to celebrate all the amazing books published this year – both YA and Adult – across all genres!

Nominate your favorite 2020 books for the Bookish Jazz Awards

The 2020 Bookish Jazz Award Season is now open and accepting YOUR nominations for the best books of the year! Nominations across genres for both YA and adult books will be accepted until November 10, 2020…. so what are you waiting for?

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All About StoryGraph – a better goodreads, finally!

It’s no secret that I hate Goodreads. The platform hasn’t seen any meaningful updates in several years, it is owned by my nemesis Amazon, and looks like it was designed in 2006. But until now there wasn’t a good alternative for tracking books, reviews, reading challenges, and stats that was all in one place. Until now.

When I found out about StoryGraph, I was intrigued. A clean and modern interface? Actually good recommendations? Statistics and charts already there for me?! StoryGraph sounded like a dream come true, and let me tell you the dream is now reality! In fact, I’m so excited about it that I needed to write this post to share the love and get you all started!

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