Posts Categorized: Discussion

5 Reasons I Turn Down Review Requests

5 Reasons I Turn Down Review Requests

October 22, 2017 Discussion 11

It’s been a long, long time since I accepted any review requests. Half of it is because I don’t receive all that many, but the other half if filled with a variety of reasons. Ain’t nobody got time Being a full time uni student in a veterinary degree, I don’t have all that much time to read my own books, […]

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5 Books that Deserve More Love

5 Books that Deserve More Love

July 8, 2017 Discussion, Recommendations 32

There are lot of book out there that receive a tonne of hype, but only a few books truly deserve it. Of course it’s totally subjective whether you think a book is deserving of the hype or not, and all our opinions are different. But something we can all agree on is that some books really do not get as […]

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5 Reasons Why I Procrastinate Series Finales

5 Reasons Why I Procrastinate Series Finales

July 5, 2017 Discussion 32

Right now, the number of series finales I have sitting on my TBR is embarassing. So many final books have been sitting on my shelf for years. And I do mean years. Some of them are books I bought in 2010 and still haven’t read for one reason or another. Well, mostly 5 reasons actually. I’m saving it for binge reading […]

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5 Superior Standalones

5 Superior Standalones

June 23, 2017 Discussion, Recommendations 24

Eighty percent of the books on my shelves may be part of a series, but I still love a good standalone every now and then. Standalones are great stories that wrap up nicely, they never (well, usually never) leave you hanging. You might be desperate for more of those characters, but the plot is all tied up. Here are 5 […]

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5 Books That Really Intimidate Me

5 Books That Really Intimidate Me

June 17, 2017 Discussion 23

This post was inspired by the special books I have had on my bookshelf for five years or more. Why have I had them for so long without reading them you ask? Because they intimidate me. What makes a book intimidating? For me, it is usually due the hype, size, or content. Some books I just have a tendency to […]

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5 Male MCs I Enjoyed Reading About

5 Male MCs I Enjoyed Reading About

June 14, 2017 Discussion, Recommendations 28

Being female, I’ve had an uncanny experience of reading mostly books with female characters. Who ever thought I’d relate to females more than males, being a girl. It’s so crazy! (please detect heavy sarcasm) As much as I prefer female leads overall, as part of the whole relating to their issues a lot more, I still enjoy the occasional male […]

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5 Bookish Pet Peeves

5 Bookish Pet Peeves

June 5, 2017 Discussion 48

I like to think that overall, I’m a pretty tolerant reader. I push through a lot of books that many others DNF for various reasons (sometimes I kick myself for it). But there are still things that frustrate me when it comes to novels, both physically and story wise. Sappy romance that takes over the plot This is one of […]

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