#LetsDiscuss2021 #5 – Reading: Goals and Guilt – #DiscussionSunday.

As people started the year out with lots of reading challenges, from Goodreads to Pop Sugar, I also noticed an increased number of people on Facebook bemoaning the number of books they read in 2020, and are already worried about how many they'll read in 2021. The question is... Why do we set reading goals? … Continue reading #LetsDiscuss2021 #5 – Reading: Goals and Guilt – #DiscussionSunday.

Let’s Talk Bookish #5 – Reading as a Book Blogger – #LetsDiscuss2021 #4.

This article was inspired by the Let's Talk Bookish topic hosted by Rukky @ Eternity Books and Dani @ Literary Lion and this week February 26-March 4, 2021, suggested by Mini @ Book and Corner: How has blogging affected your reading? Examples of questions you can answer: "Has blogging affected your reading in a positive … Continue reading Let’s Talk Bookish #5 – Reading as a Book Blogger – #LetsDiscuss2021 #4.

#LetsDiscuss2021 #3 – Multiple Timelines: Brilliant or Bogus? – #DiscussionSunday.

I recently read a novel where there were two timelines, and I wasn't terribly impressed. Some of the comments on my review noted that it seems this trope has been overused of late. So, the question is... Multiple Timelines: are they brilliant or are they bogus? Disclaimer: These are my personal opinions. I do not … Continue reading #LetsDiscuss2021 #3 – Multiple Timelines: Brilliant or Bogus? – #DiscussionSunday.

Let’s Talk Bookish #4 – Bookish Memes: Worthwhile or Worthless? #LetsDiscuss2021 #1.

This article was inspired by the Let's Talk Bookish topic hosted by Rukky @ Eternity Books and Dani @ Literary Lion and this week January 15-211, suggested by ME: Bookish Memes: Are they worthwhile or are they worthless? Examples of questions you can answer: "How many bookish memes do you participate in? Do you enjoy … Continue reading Let’s Talk Bookish #4 – Bookish Memes: Worthwhile or Worthless? #LetsDiscuss2021 #1.

#LetsDiscuss2020 #23 – They’ve Got a Little List – #DiscussionSunday.

As 2020 draws to its final conclusion, hopefully writhing in unbearable pain, only to be regenerated as a much healthier and far more peaceful 2021, the book world is already filled with a myriad of list of the "best books" published this past year. Yes, I indulge in this, as well. However, my little myopic … Continue reading #LetsDiscuss2020 #23 – They’ve Got a Little List – #DiscussionSunday.

#LetsDiscuss2020 #22 – Older vs Newer Books – Let’s Talk Bookish #3 – #DiscussionSunday.

This article was inspired by the Let's Talk Bookish topic hosted by Rukky @ Eternity Books and Dani @ Literary Lion (and a special thank you to them for making me this new, blue graphic at my specific request. Ain't it pretty? What could I do? I'm just not into green, yellow, or pink), for … Continue reading #LetsDiscuss2020 #22 – Older vs Newer Books – Let’s Talk Bookish #3 – #DiscussionSunday.

#LetsDiscuss2020 #21 – What’s in a Blog name? – #DiscussionSunday.

Some bloggers are very creative, and have these blogs with fascinating names. Others seem pretty straightforward. Hence my question for this post ... Do you have a story behind the name you gave your blog? Disclaimer: These are my personal opinions. I do not expect anyone to agree with anything here, and in fact, I'm … Continue reading #LetsDiscuss2020 #21 – What’s in a Blog name? – #DiscussionSunday.

#LetsDiscuss2020 #20 – Non-Human Narrators – #DiscussionSunday.

Sometimes authors like to get very creative, and do things that are innovative, even if they might not agree with the sensibilities of all of their readers. One of the things that I have a problem with is non-human characters narrating novels. Hence my question for this post ... Non-Human Narrators: Interesting or Annoying? Disclaimer: … Continue reading #LetsDiscuss2020 #20 – Non-Human Narrators – #DiscussionSunday.

#LetsDiscuss2020 #19 – Reviewing Sequels Out of Order – Let’s Talk Bookish #2.

This article was inspired by the Let's Talk Bookish topic hosted by Rukky @ Eternity Books and Dani @ Literary Lion, for the week October 2-9, which is: SHOULD YOU REVIEW A SEQUEL WITHOUT READING THE FIRST BOOK? "When selecting ARCs do you ever choose sequels where you haven’t read the first book in a … Continue reading #LetsDiscuss2020 #19 – Reviewing Sequels Out of Order – Let’s Talk Bookish #2.

#LetsDiscuss2020 #18 – Defining Historical Fiction – #DiscussionSunday.

There's something that's been bugging me for quite a while now, and I think it is time to clear the air, and I think people should understand ... What should be called Historical Fiction, and what should not... Disclaimer: These are my personal opinions. I do not expect anyone to agree with anything here, and … Continue reading #LetsDiscuss2020 #18 – Defining Historical Fiction – #DiscussionSunday.