Let’s Talk: The New Adult Genre

Let's-Talk-The-New-Adult-Genre

So… I very recently buddy-read Leisa Rayven’s Bad Romeo with the lovely Kim from Dreaming of Espresso and Michelle from Undeniably Book Nerdy. It was one of my more recent New Adult reads, and while I didn’t like it (for reasons that Ari from The Daydreaming Bookworm accurately predicted below), it got me thinking about the genre itself.

Continue reading

Advertisements

Let’s Talk: The Green-Eyed Book Blogger

Let's-Talk-Blogger-Envy-Blogging-Green-Eyed-Blogger

One of my biggest, most glaring, most annoying flaws is how very prone I am to comparison. I’m not proud at this at all, but I’m extremely guilty of looking at what other people own or have achieved and finding myself seriously lacking. I’m always not smart enough, not pretty enough, not ‘put together’ enough, not productive enough, not creative enough… et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.

Continue reading

Let’s Talk: The Elusive Five-Star Book

The-Elusive-Five-Star-Book---She-Latitude

Reading is an extremely, extremely personal activity. As it’s often said, no one ever read the same book twice—each of us brings into a book our own perspectives, values, preferences, belief systems, and experiences, all of which determine how we perceive a book and its contents. This is why opinions are largely subjective, and this is why I can love a book you hate, and I can hate a book you love.

Continue reading