Here's a mildly relevant topic that has been plaguing me recently. Okay, so I have been thinking for the past few days how marketing can be so important for the way the book is perceived and then also, how well it does because of that. So I thought it'd be a fun thing to chat… Continue reading Discussion: How Marketing Makes or Breaks a Book
Let's talk about our specific reading quirks. I thought it would be fun to make a post that could also be a tag but not really (I know, that's so not confusing). Anyways, I thought that today I could talk about some specific things that relate to my reading. For example, rereading books is fairly… Continue reading Chit Chat: The Idiosyncrasies of My Reading
What makes you fall in love with a book? Recently, someone mentioned how I've got a really unique reading taste, because I rarely stick to genres and read and enjoy a bunch of different stuff. And it's true, I have a pretty versatile reading taste. So that got me thinking - what makes me love… Continue reading Discussion: What Makes Me Fall in Love With a Book?
Let's see if I have forgotten how to write discussions. Well, hi everyone. Sorry that February has been slow with posts - I am having a hell of a month and to be honest, things are only going to get worse from here. I haven't been reading that much, even with cramming every bit of… Continue reading The 5 Star Rating System: Why It Does (Not) Work and How I Rate Books
We are getting to all of those end of the year posts and I am excited. I truly am excited for all of the reading stats, wrap-ups, gift guides, reading plans for next year - I want it all. Anyways, it's time to reflect on how my reading has changed this year. I have written… Continue reading Discussion: How Has My Reading Changed in 2018
Let's chat. I find that recently there have been a lot of hot takes on the bookstagram community, mostly from people who aren't part of the community and feel like they should have an opinion on everything. There's one from the Vulture (a really long, overtly flowery piece that has no substance) and one from… Continue reading Discussion: Is Bookstagram Really Just Looks Over Substance?
Discussion time, since we all love it. I have previously written a lot about the internet in general and how it affects our reading. I've spoken about hype, I've spoken about how the community has changed my reading and most recently, how fandom affected the way I experience books. So today we are expanding on… Continue reading Discussion: Thank you, Internet (Author Interactions and the Way We Engage With Books Today)