Hello everyone, I hope you had an excellent weekend. We are now a third of the way through 2019, so it is time for an update on my Goodreads challenge progress! I set myself a target of 50 books this year. Maybe I could have aimed slightly higher, but I did not want to put … Continue reading Goodreads Challenge 2019 Update #1
Hello everyone, For those of us who use Twitter, it has been impossible not to notice the 'blog of the day' posts, where each day a book blogger is featured and one of their posts is shared widely to help boost their profile. It is all orchestrated by Dave at The WriteReads, who does such … Continue reading Discussion – How The WriteReads has Helped Me as a Blogger
Hello everyone, The regular task of choosing which books to read next only seems to be getting more difficult. With ever-lengthening TBR lists and a plethora of highly anticipated new releases to contend with along the way, it can sometimes feel like a constant dilemma! Even though I hardly ever read ARCs, I have realised … Continue reading Discussion – How I Choose My Next Read
Hello everyone, While I was taking part in Blogmas during December, I shared my favourite and most thought-provoking quotes that I highlighted on my Kindle in 2018. One of the most interesting of these quotes was taken from Then She Was Gone by Lisa Jewell, which reads: ‘Stories are the only thing in this world that are … Continue reading Quote Spotlight 30/01/2019
Hello everyone, The genre I read the most is mystery/thriller, and almost all of these books typically contain at least one dramatic plot twist that changes the complexion of the story. Some twists are brilliantly revealed and feel as dramatic as they are intended to be, but others have felt underwhelming, so here is a … Continue reading Discussion – What Makes A Great Plot Twist?
Hello everyone, During 2018 I have read a few books that contained abrupt and unexpected endings. Some of them left aspects of the plot unresolved, while others just felt like the rest of the story still had not been told, or was simply rushed. And that made me wonder, are sudden endings ever a good … Continue reading Discussion – Should Books Contain Abrupt Endings?
Hello everyone, Welcome to a discussion post! I have not written one for ages, but now I have finally come up with some ideas and hope to share them with you soon! So what is a good length for a book review? This question has come to me through my experience of being a book … Continue reading Discussion – How Long Should Book Reviews Be?