Posts Categorized: Discussion

I’m Not a Peeping Tom

I’m Not a Peeping Tom

July 24, 2015 Discussion 72

Most people are desperate to get their hands on one little snippet of their favourite characters, a hint of what’s going on, to tide them over until an eagerly awaited novel is released. Such teasing tidbits are great marketing ploys by publishers Read more »

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My TBR Jar and I are Frenemies

My TBR Jar and I are Frenemies

June 18, 2015 Discussion 52

This is my second attempt at making a TBR jar; the first one was a catastrophic failure as I put in ALL the books that were on my Goodreads TBR, which, if you’ve read my post about how my Goodreads TBR is outrageous, you’d know that was a lofty and highly unattainable goal. Read more »

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I need ALL THE BOOKS!

I need ALL THE BOOKS!

May 15, 2015 Challenge, Discussion 42

We’re just over four complete months into my buying ban challenge and I still haven’t bought any books! Not a single one (minus Bookfest haha). This must be some kind of record.

Of course as the year goes on it gets harder and harder to resist all the new pretties that are finding their way into bookstores. Read more »

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When Books Turn Into Decorations (A Short Horror Story)

When Books Turn Into Decorations (A Short Horror Story)

May 9, 2015 Discussion 84

So there I was, staring off into space, admiring the books on my bookshelf. “I should really read some of these,” said I. I glanced over the titles, wondering which one I wanted to start with. … I couldn’t decide so I glanced some more. … They didn’t seem like books. I squinted a little. … Then the awful realization […]

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What are Short Reviews?

What are Short Reviews?

April 30, 2015 Discussion 71

The more reviews I write, the more something becomes apparent: I can’t write short reviews. Aside from a fluke or two every few months, my reviews are all long. Meanwhile Alise has mastered the art of nice, short, concise reviews. Read more »

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