Discussions

The Girl in the Tower by Katherine Arden: A Discussion

"A girl rode a bay horse through a forest late at night."First line in The Girl in the Tower by Katherine Arden It is time for my second post about the Winternight Trilogy by Katherine Arden where I discuss and analyze the books based on the questions in the Reader's Guides at the back of… Continue reading The Girl in the Tower by Katherine Arden: A Discussion

Fun Lists

My Eurovision 2022 Top Ten and the Books They Make Me Think Of

"The circus arrives without warning."First line in The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern It's Eurovision week! Even better, it's the day of the Grand Final, and as a Eurovision fan, I just had to write about something Eurovision-related today. I've chosen to very simply share my top ten from this year and pair them with… Continue reading My Eurovision 2022 Top Ten and the Books They Make Me Think Of

Book Review

The Golden Fool by Robin Hobb – Book Chat

"The loss of a bond-beast is a difficult event to explain to the non-Witted."First line in The Golden Fool by Robin Hobb Author: Robin Hobb Series: The Tawny Man #2, Realm of the Elderlings #8 Published: October 21, 2002 Genre: Fantasy My rating: ★★★★ The Golden Fool is (currently) my lowest-rated book by Robin Hobb,… Continue reading The Golden Fool by Robin Hobb – Book Chat

Discussions

The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden: A Discussion

"It was late winter in northern Rus', the air sullen with wet that was neither rain nor snow."First line in The Bear and the Nightingale by Kathrine Arden I recently reread the entire Winternight Trilogy by Katherine Arden, and since I love that series so very much, I wanted to write posts about it. At… Continue reading The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden: A Discussion

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Our Experience Using StoryGraph as a Buddy Reading Tool || A Discussion by Line @ First Line Reader and Naemi @ A Book Owl’s Corner

A Book Owl's Corner

Happy Friday, everyone!

If you’ve been keeping up with our wrap-ups, you’ll already know that Line @ First Line Reader and I recently buddy read Brandon Sanderson’s Elantris together. However, what you probably didn’t know was that we used StoryGraph to do it!

(That’s right – this idiot has finally figured out how to make the switch to StoryGraph and import her Goodreads data 😁 It only took me what, a year?)

And of course, we wouldn’t be true book bloggers if we didn’t exploit this experience to write a lengthy discussion post. Especially now that we’ve put in the effort and figured out how StoryGraph works!

After several experiments that involved not just our fully fleshed-out Elantris buddy read, but also a trial-run with Hanya Yanagihara’s To Paradise and some final tweaks with Julia Golding’s Dragonfly, we feel fairly confident that we know enough to give you all the…

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3-Year Blogiversary! Looking Back on My Most Popular Posts

"The queen waited."First line in The King of Attolia by Megan Whalen Turner Tomorrow (Sunday) my blog turns 3 years old! 🥳 I must admit, it feels like I've been doing this for much longer but that's probably just time not being real since 2019. Anyway, 3 years old means my blog is still in… Continue reading 3-Year Blogiversary! Looking Back on My Most Popular Posts

Book Review

Fool’s Errand by Robin Hobb – Book Chat With Spoilers

"He came one late, wet spring and brought the wide world back to my doorstep."First line in Fool's Errand by Robin Hobb Author: Robin Hobb Published: October 15th, 2001 Series: The Tawny Man #1, The Realm of the Elderlings #7 Genre: Fantasy My rating: ★★★★★ Review Oh Fitz, how I've missed you! Fool's Errand is… Continue reading Fool’s Errand by Robin Hobb – Book Chat With Spoilers