A Reflection On Social Media, Social Sharing, And Mass Sociogenic Illness

Last night I read an article about how TikTok has triggered tourettes-like symptoms in young women, due to a medical condition called MASS SOCIOGENIC ILLNESS. In layman's terms, it's when you are part of a community or group (like Bookstagram, for example), and due to your empathy with the persons in the group, you begin… Continue reading A Reflection On Social Media, Social Sharing, And Mass Sociogenic Illness

Why I Decided To Uninstall Instagram & Say “Bye” To Bookstagram

Last week, I made the decision to uninstall my Instagram.  I haven’t outright deleted it, because the name is reserved for my business and because I don’t want extreme restrictions to tempt me to fall back into it. But I removed the app, made a notice to my following that I was leaving for a… Continue reading Why I Decided To Uninstall Instagram & Say “Bye” To Bookstagram

The Undying by Melissa Welliver – Agora Books Blog Tour Review

Thank you to Agora Books for the review copy. When I was first sent the book synopsis for The Undying by Melissa Welliver, I screamed a little bit. It was, quite literally, like someone taking the book idea I wrote onto a scrap of paper back in 2012 and amplified it by a bazillion and… Continue reading The Undying by Melissa Welliver – Agora Books Blog Tour Review

Blog Tour – The Girls From Alexandria by Carol Cooper

Thank you to Agora Books for inviting me to be a part of this book's blog tour. Before I dive into my review for this book, let's give you a little blurb of this novel by Carol Cooper: ‘Memories are fragile when you are seventy years old. I can’t afford to lose any more of… Continue reading Blog Tour – The Girls From Alexandria by Carol Cooper