Tell Me Something Tuesday: March 31, 2020

Posted March 31, 2020 by Jen in TMST Tags:

Tell Me Something Tuesday is a weekly discussion post hosted by Rainy Day Ramblings where bloggers discuss a wide range of topics from books to blogging. Weigh in and join the conversation by adding your thoughts in the comments. If you want to do your own post, grab the question and answer it on your blog. Feel free to leave your links in the comments if you are participating.

March 31, 2020: Are you an impulsive book buyer?

First, I am making the qualification that “auto-buy” authors and books in a series I’m already reading do NOT count. They have to be books/authors I’m not really familiar with and wasn’t already planning to purchase. Second, I define “impulsive book buyer” as someone who sees a review or discussion of a book on social media and then immediately goes to one-click and purchase the book…

With those qualifications in place… I can be. I don’t typically just purchase books based on the cover; I need to know it’s something I may like. Lately (over the past 3-4 months), I’ve been trying to expand my reading to include more authors of color and diverse books, so I’ve been looking for recommendations on blogs and Twitter. I’ve done a lot of impulse buying (one-clicking) based on book summaries, promo posts, and word-of-mouth.

What about you? Tell Me Something and leave a comment!