"The queen waited."First line in The King of Attolia by Megan Whalen Turner I'm starting a new discussion series here on my blog all about tropes that I want to give my opinion on. It will mainly be from a fantasy perspective because that's what I mainly read but that's not to say that the… Continue reading Trope-Discussion #1: The Strong Female Character
It was midday and the passageway quiet and cool.First line in Thick As Thieves by Megan Whalen Turner Hi, today I wanted to explain why I'm weird. And maybe make you feel less weird because you feel similarly about book reviews. The title explains this post quite well: Why I find book reviews to be… Continue reading Yes, I’m A Book Blogger Who Doesn’t Like Book Reviews
"When the letter came I was out in the fields, binding up my last sheaf of wheat with hands that were shaking so much I could hardly tie the knot."First line in The Binding by Bridget Collins Hi, guys. Welcome to this little discussion post about something I've noticed when listening to/reading general debates about… Continue reading Wyrd and Wonder: Embracing the Nuances of the Fantasy Genre
"There was no possibility of taking a walk that day."First line in Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brönte Hi, guys and welcome to my Let's Talk Bookish post for the week. It's been a while since I've done one of these but not because I didn't want to. Life got in the way and I didn't… Continue reading Let’s Talk Bookish: “Problematic” Books
"A secret is a strange thing."First line in The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater You might have heard the term Middle Book Syndrome before as it is a quite common "disease" that befalls (mostly) the second book in a trilogy. In some cases, it's also referred to as Second Book Syndrome, which goes to clarify… Continue reading An Exploration of Middle Book Syndrome
"Your Noise reveals you, Todd Hewitt."First line in The Ask and the Answer by Patrick Ness Welcome fellow readers. I hope you're having a great day and thank you for stopping by. Today's post is for the weekly meme Let's Talk Bookish, which is hosted by Rukky @ Eternity Books. Each week we dicuss a… Continue reading Should readers read books outside their own age range?
"Wind howled through the night, carrying a scent that would change the world."First line in Eragon by Christopher Paolini Hi, guys and welcome to another Let's Talk Bookish post. Let's Talk Bookish is a weekly meme created and hosted by Rukky @ Eternity Books. Each week we discuss a new book related topic and this… Continue reading Are TBR’s necessary to be a book blogger?
"Today is the last day I will see my brother."First line in Taken by Erin Bowman Hi, guys and welcome to my first post for the weekly meme Let’s Talk Bookish, which is hosted by Rukky over at Eternity Books. Each week we get a different bookish topic to discuss, which is always great and… Continue reading Underrepresented Tropes and Characters in Books
"Out in the Waste stood a home, abandoned."First line in Our Dark Duet by Victoria Schwab Hi guys. Today I wanted to talk a bit about what we all wish we had more time for: rereading books. I used to do this a lot more when I was younger. I had 3 or 4 series… Continue reading Books I Want to Reread
"We should agree on some passwords."First line in Half Lost by Sally Green Hello and good day to you. The inspiration for this post came from the booktuber Merphy Napier (if you love fantasy you should really check her out), who made two videos recently called “Books I rated too high” and “Books I rated… Continue reading Discussion: Rating Books Based on Enjoyment or Objective Quality