Category: Discussions

Discussion: Trying to Up My Netgalley Ratio

Over the last few months I’ve been trying to get my old ARCs read and reviewed. Some of these go back years. They are also books that at some point in time I thought I’d really like because I had to request them through NetGalley and Edelweiss. Books don’t just show up on these platforms. The majority of my books have been requested throughout NetGalley. […]

Discussion: Sparking Creativity

Today I wanted to discuss creativity. Generally speaking I am not a terribly creative person. I often find myself a follower and not a leader. Being creative or original does not come naturally to me. I have to work at being creative. Coming up with topics to discuss and personal posts requires a bit of a think. I think that my biggest concern is flopping […]

Discussion: Abandoned Series

Today I wanted to discuss series abandonment. I’m going to discuss series that I’ve abandoned and series that have seemingly been abandoned by authors and/or publishers. Series I’ve Abandoned: I read and really, really enjoyed Wither by Lauren DeStefano. I haven’t read a single book past that. I have no idea why. None. I found it to be very different at the time. I read […]

Discussion: The anatomy of my reviews

Today I thought I would deconstruct my review process. I do pretty much the same review for every book I read. The exceptions are the BSC books that I read for my nostalgia project. A blogger I used to follow once mentioned in a blog post that she keeps her paragraphs to less than six lines so that reading her posts weren’t overwhelming. I immediately […]

Discussion: Do you set bookish goals?

Today I wanted to talk to you all about bookish goals. Do you set them? Do you love them? Do you hate them? Personally I love setting goals of all kinds but I really love setting bookish goals. I like to set goals for the amount of books I’ll read in a year. I like to challenge myself monthly with a certain amount of pages […]