ARCS: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

The book world has this super magical, amazing thing called ARCs.  They are great. Really. And I didn't even know they existed before I started blogging. Look at all I was missing out on !!!! For all my newbie blogger friends, this post is for you! You won't miss out on precious months of ARC reading … Continue reading ARCS: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

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Discussion: Why Series Work Better in Some Genres Than Others

Hey everyone! This week's discussion topic is about I trend I've noticed recently with books and series. I've noticed that some genres, such as fantasy, science fiction, and dystopian, tend to contain more series while some, like contemporary and romance, tend to be more standalone books. I'm going to discuss my ideas on why I … Continue reading Discussion: Why Series Work Better in Some Genres Than Others

Discussion: What Makes a Good Contemporary Novel (From A Contemporary Fangirl)

As you know, contemporary is my favorite genre. As much as I love fantasy and dystopian and sci-fi, I always return to contemporary. But I'm also a pretty picky contemporary reader, and I won't just read any contemporary novel that comes my way. So what is it that makes a good contemporary novel? 1. Character Driven … Continue reading Discussion: What Makes a Good Contemporary Novel (From A Contemporary Fangirl)