I recently read and reviewed the book The Awakening by D.J. Torres. If you haven't read my review and you'd like to, you can find it HERE. I realized something about YA protagonists that I hadn't before while reading that book. They all seem to have access to an eternal pool of brave that the… Continue reading Bookish Discussions: YA Protagonists and the Eternal Pool of Brave (and 3 Reasons Why I Will Not Be a YA Protagonist)
It's been so long since I've done a discussion post and this topic has been rolling around in my head for a while and I'm actually becoming a little concerned for myself. So I'd like to talk it all out with ya'll if you don't mind! Let's get into it, shall we?When I first say… Continue reading Bookish Discussions: Am I Becoming An Endings Pessimist?
I think it's time for another bookish discussion! If you haven't heard, the bookish community has been celebrating Banned Books Week which, this year, runs from September 25th to October 1st.Now, what is banned books week, you ask? Well, it's a week spent celebrating those books that are restricted for whatever reasons in schools, etc. … Continue reading Bookish Discussions: Banned Books
I know, I know, I'm finally doing another discussion post! I recently published my review of Me and Earl and the Dying Girl and it made me think a topic that I wanted to write about and discussion with all of you! Today's topic is the purpose of books.If you haven't read my review of Me… Continue reading Bookish Discussions: Do books have a purpose?
Today's Topic is............ Scheduling Posts Ahead Of Time! I know this is a more bloggery post instead of just reading in general but I thought it would be an appropriate discussion to have and I can fit in my apology to you guys for having such sporadic posting that sometimes happens in the future... So… Continue reading Bookish Discussions: Scheduling Posts Ahead Of Time
Today's Topic is what you like to listen to while reading! I've talked to a lot of people about this and it seems like everyone prefers something different. Music, silence, talking, white noise, the list goes on and on! Let's explore some of that!I'm one of those people that if I want to be truly… Continue reading Bookish Discussions: Music or Silence While Reading
Today's Topic is DNF's aka Did Not Finish books! We all have those books. You mean well. You pick it up and are either so excited to find out what happens or are a bit skeptical. Then you get 5, 10, 15, 20 pages in and you're cringing every other page. Soon, you get to… Continue reading Bookish Discussions: The Dreaded DNF Marking
Today's topic is Beautiful Covers! I saw this topic over at Saloni's blog My Fantabulous Bookshelf and at Diaries of a Book Lover! It sounded like such a cool topic so here we are! We all have different definitions of what makes a beautiful cover and which covers catch our eye. Let's explore some of… Continue reading Bookish Discussions: Beautiful Covers
Today's topic is Why Write Reviews? I saw this topic over at Cristina's blog Girl In The Pages and thought it was the perfect topic for this week when I'm kind of falling behind on reviews! So let's get into it shall we?When I tell people I've known for a while in real life that… Continue reading Bookish Discussions: Why Write Reviews?
It's Spring!! Well, at least where I live. And with Spring comes reading outside and all the pleasures and annoyances that go along with it!I was stopping over at The Broke and Bookish and Daisy was talking about reading outside! Well that's just the perfect topic for Spring!I just love reading outside. It's one of… Continue reading Bookish Discussions: Reading Outside