Hello everyone, A recent post on the Twitter account for the Women's Prize for Fiction claimed that of the bestselling books by female authors, men make up only 19% of their readers. This statistic really caught my eye, but sadly it did not surprise me in the least. I have had conversations with friends and … Continue reading Discussion – Male Readers And Female Authors
Hello everyone, I hope you are having a lovely week so far and enjoying your current reads. Today I have my first discussion post in a while, and it touches on a subject that book bloggers have debated for some time - what constitutes a young adult novel. The reason for this post is that … Continue reading Discussion – What Should Define A Young Adult Book?
Hello everyone, It is my first discussion post of 2022 and today I am talking about themed months in book blogging, where you publish blog posts more frequently than normal, or even every day. We recently reached the end of the most well-known of these, which is called Blogmas, and I take part in that … Continue reading Discussion – Seasonal Book Blogging Themes And How I Approach Them
Hello everyone, Yesterday I posted a list of nine other book bloggers who have become or continued to be amazing friends to me in 2021, and today I have nine more! I adore all of the content they post and in general they just epitomise why I love being part of an online bookish community. … Continue reading Best Book Blogging Friends Of 2021 – Part Two
Hello everyone, One of my absolute favourite things about being a book blogger is that there are so many wonderful people to interact with! I am grateful for everyone I have been able to connect with in the past few years and it is those interactions which more than anything, have made blogging so rewarding. … Continue reading Best Blogging Friends Of 2021 – Part One
Hello everyone, It's discussion time! And brace yourselves, for this is going to be long one. The idea for this post came when I had a particular question on my mind: What makes the ultimate perfect book? Away from thinking about my generic reading preferences, I decided to think about particular authors and which of … Continue reading Discussion – My Favourite Authors By Category
Hello everyone, I have taken a week away from blogging, but now I am back with a new discussion post which I am excited to share with you! When we read a book, we naturally place almost all of the emphasis on the story contained within it, along with the occasional gush about the cover … Continue reading Discussion – The Beauty Of Acknowledgements, Author’s Notes, And Associated Paratext
Hello everyone, I am back with another discussion post and having written last year about the pros and cons of thrillers, I have decided to write something similar about another genre. This time it is historical fiction. Since I first decided to try out historical fiction towards the end of 2018, it has become my … Continue reading Discussion – The Pros and Cons of Historical Fiction
Hello everyone, It is perhaps time for me to put my tin hat on and hide, as today I will be sharing some very popular and much-loved books that I currently have no interest in reading. A couple of them are titles that are talked about really often in the book community, but the main … Continue reading Five Popular Books I’ll Probably Never Read
Hello everyone, It is about time I wrote another discussion post! Today I am looking at how we compare certain books to others and how useful this is for us as readers, as I believe it plays a very subtle yet critical role in shaping our overall opinions and impressions. We all love to compare … Continue reading Discussion – To What Extent Should We Compare Books?