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Bookish Chat: Finishing A Series..Or Not Finishing

January 28, 2014

There’s an unparalleled excitement and sense of accomplishment upon finishing a series. Still, with so many series lining the shelves, it can be rather hard to keep up with them all, especially with new ones popping up all over the place. I’m a bit ashamed to admit the number of series I need to finish. It’s not that I don’t want to – I do, I do! But something’s…

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Bookish Chat: “Authentic” Male Perspectives and Why I Dislike Them

September 24, 2013

It’s no secret that 99% of the books I read are narrated by the heroine. A lot of people ask why I read “girl” books (which is a whole other issue. In short: let’s not gender-type books…or anything.) and my answer is this: I can relate to them more than the books I’ve read with male narrators. There have been very few guy-POV books that I’ve enjoyed and connected…


Bookish Chat: This GIF Is Magical

August 31, 2013

*** Spencer: DIE! This Pretty Little Liars GIF of Spencer going all cray cray on Mona represents me when: one of my books gets wet someone borrows a book and they break the spine I see someone lay a book down open-faced I’m interrupted while reading people tell me Unicorns aren’t real Which bookish pet peeves does this apply to for you? 🙂…


Bookish Chat: Disliking a Book Before Loving It

July 19, 2013

Have you ever read a book and thought, “Huh. Well, that certainly isn’t getting a five star rating from me” and then loving it a few days, or even a month later? There have been quite a few books that I didn’t like after finishing them, but the more I thought about their stories, characters, and writing, I found myself loving them. Some examples are Cold Kiss and Divergent.…