Category: Discussions

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 […]

Bookly App Review

Today’s review is a little bit different than the other book reviews I do here at Once Upon a Chapter. Today I wanted to review an app that has been making a big change in my reading life. It’s been around for awhile now and I’ve had it since pretty close to the beginning. I originally paid $5 for the pro version of it but […]