Let’s Talk About … Spoilers And Why We Shouldn’t Spread Them

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Hello lovelies! Since we’re nearing the end of the week, it’s time for yet another discussion post! I’m one of the few unlucky souls who hasn’t seen Avengers: Infinity War yet. I miraculously have only heard one or two spoilers – you can hardly imagine how much I’ve been avoiding Instagram to avoid them – but this recent turn of events, has reminded me once more, why I cannot bear to hear spoilers. I’ve grew up in a family of movie buffs, and was always taught that it’s essentially a mortal sin to spoil a movie for someone on purpose – How dare I even consider doing such a horrendous act! I’ve held true to this principle throughout the years, so as you may have surmised, I’m a strong advocate for not spoiling anything from books and movies. Without further ado, let’s talk about spoilers and why we shouldn’t spread them!

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Let’s Talk About … GIF’s in Reviews

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Happy Friday everyone! I finally started scheduling posts this week, and it has opened up so much more time for me to read! It’s been positively lovely! If you don’t schedule posts, I highly recommend that you consider it. I’ve been writing a few reviews lately, and have noticed that I’ve gravitated further away from incorporating GIF’s in these posts. This led me to start thinking about how people may perceive these in reviews. Do they make the review appear less professional? Or, perhaps they make the review more enjoyable? Without further ado, let’s talk about GIF’s in reviews!

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Let’s Talk About … How Blogging Affects Reading Habits

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Hello lovelies! My Spring Break has been hectic, and I haven’t finished a single book yet. I think I’ve barely read two or three novels at most within the past three weeks! I’m beginning to feel the shame. I decided it’s finally time for me to address a topic that has been on my mind since I began blogging – how does blogging affect reading habits? For me, blogging typically keeps me on my toes with reading, because I feel a certain level of commitment to updating my blog on a weekly basis. If I don’t read and review many books, what would I fill my feed with after all? While this balance usually leaves no issues, there are times when the opposite result occurs, and my lack of reading leads to a decrease in posts published. Here are a few ways that blogging affects my reading habits!

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Let’s Talk About … TBR Lists And Mood Reading

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Another Friday, another discussion post! With April arriving shortly, I’ve been contemplating whether or not to make an April TBR list. I’m not the best at committing myself to reading a certain set of books – hence why I’m awful with quickly reading ARCs – but recently I’ve had an uncommon desire to plan out which books I’ll read next. My reading often reflects my mood, so the mere idea of determining what I should read in advance, is wholly foreign to me. Without further ado, let’s talk about TBRs and mood reading!

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Let’s Talk About … How Intimidating Big Books Are

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Another Friday, another discussion post! I feel like I haven’t written a discussion piece in a while, but am excited to post this one today! I have always been intimidated by larger books, and was wondering if this happens to anyone else. It’s not that I find myself in reading slumps frequently, but rather, that I experience bouts of time when I refuse to read any books longer than 350 pages. So without further ado, let’s talk about how intimidating big books are!

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Let’s Talk About … Platonic Relationships And Where Have They Gone?

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Hi lovelies! I have been wanting to write this discussion for a while, but never got around to it. I finally decided to write it today, and am really excited to see what all your thoughts are on it! The discussion posts I write are the heart of my blog, so I love seeing all your input in the comments! Today, I wanted to talk about platonic relationships in YA literature … and why they seem so scarce nowadays? Perhaps, this is simply because of my book choices, but I’ve noticed it’s less common now to read a novel where the protagonist has a platonic relationship with a close companion. Is there a reason why authors seem to favor only having romantic relationships for their protagonists? Does today’s society preclude males and females from being friends with no romantic attraction to one another? Without further ado, let’s talk about platonic relationships!

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Let’s Talk About … Changing Book Ratings

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Hi everyone! I hope you are all having a lovely Friday! I’ve been a huge bookworm for roughly four years, and during this time, my appreciation of and the degree to which I critique books has drastically improved. When I was younger, I considered a handful of novels I read to be amazing, but after rereading several years later, realized they were awfully mediocre. I promptly, changed my Goodreads rating to reflect how I felt about it. But, I’ve recently been questioning if I should continue to do this? Should our ratings always mirror how we felt about a particular novel when we first read it? Without further ado, let’s talk about changing book ratings!

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