Goodbye, and thanks for all the books

I simply realized about ‘breadcrumbing’ and it hit me that that is exactly what I am doing with this weblog.

Twelve years in the past, I left the personal Livejournal the place I had been monitoring my studying to start out this weblog. In 2010, individuals had been already speaking about ebook running a blog being a ‘dying’ scene however I discovered it vibrant, thrilling, and busy. I used to be newly married, simply coming into my 30s, and had tons of free time. I used to be placing time, power, and a focus into the ebook weblog world and it was unimaginable.

After which my life shifted. My work required extra on-line time and between that and having a child, I discovered myself desirous to spend much less of my free time on-line. I finished interacting with the bloggers I knew, and after I would attempt to dive in, I discovered that most of the individuals I knew had been not running a blog. I wasn’t making the time to fulfill new of us nor connecting with these nonetheless on-line; and so I felt lonely and out-of-the-loop. 

However I could not fairly convey myself to stop right here after placing a lot time and power into this weblog. Being a ebook blogger was type of an id for me.

Now I simply really feel responsible with a swirl of FOMO — however not sufficient to, you understand, make the time to prioritize life right here. And that is what made me understand I would like to maneuver on. 

Ebook running a blog has been an unimaginable expertise for me: I’ve met the authors who’ve written books I like; obtained to deep dive into a few of what publishing is like; and my world view has been broadened attributable to ebook bloggers and different bookish thinkers who’ve challenged me to be an lively reader reasonably than a passive one.

Finally, I must say THANK YOU to all of you. (Now I am getting all emotional and doubting myself.) It is not hyperbole to say ebook running a blog modified my life. I am so grateful to the bloggers, authors, publishers, and other people who nerded out with me concerning the magic of books.

Significantly. THANK YOU.

I am leaving this weblog up a short while as I attempt to determine what to do
with all of the content material. I plan to delete my Fb web page in addition to my
Twitter. Right now, I anticipate remaining on Instagram,
so be happy to good friend me there. I count on I am going to delete my GoodReads
account, too, however want to determine how I am going to observe all my Wanna Reads
(suggestions welcome!). I can nonetheless be reached by e mail: unabridgedchick at and hope you attain out anytime you need.

Goodbye, and thanks for all of the books, all of the reads, all of the wonderful. Like to you.