The Most Mesmerizing Settings We’ve Encountered in Books

Even though people tend to analyse the characters, the plot and writing the most, it is unquestionable that the setting and world building are important aspects of novels as well. And not just in high-fantasy, sci-fi, or other genres that create a brand new world - the portrayal of the world is significant for any… Continue reading The Most Mesmerizing Settings We’ve Encountered in Books

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My Nominations for the 2019 Book Blogger Awards

Hello friends! As you can probably tell from the title, I'm here with a really fun (but also super-stressful to write) post today - I'm sharing my nominations for the 2019 Book Blogger Awards. This was created to celebrate bloggers, and it is hosted by May @ Forever and Everly. You can learn more about… Continue reading My Nominations for the 2019 Book Blogger Awards

Life Updates: Announcements, Milestones and Very, Very Mild Freaking Out

Hello, friends! It feels like just yesterday that we started blogging over here at Wordy and Whimsical which makes this announcement feel all the more sudden, but I don't think I can honestly put this off any longer, so: I'm going on hiatus. I can feel you rolling your eyes already if you've been following… Continue reading Life Updates: Announcements, Milestones and Very, Very Mild Freaking Out

Ten of Our Auto-Buy Authors You Should Check Out

Hello friends, and welcome to Wordy and Whimsical! Pleased to see you! *waves* Today, following the day's TTT topic (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) Clare and I brought you five-five authors we adore and whose books we never miss. Get ready, folks, because some awesome recommendations are coming your way. Vera's Five: #1: Kazuo… Continue reading Ten of Our Auto-Buy Authors You Should Check Out

Getting Candid in The No Disclaimer Book Tag

Disclaimers in front of videos or posts about books, movies etc. drive me up the bloody wall. I understand why creators use them - hell, I've used disclaimers before! - but I firmly believe that readers/viewers should understand that what they are reading/hearing is strictly the creators opinion. When I share, say, overhyped authors, I… Continue reading Getting Candid in The No Disclaimer Book Tag

Welcome to the Family: Our Favorite Fictional Characters So Far in 2019

Hello friends! As you probably know, most people tend to differentiate between character and plot-orientated readers; the former meaning readers who pay more attention to characters, the latter being readers for whom the plot/story is more important than the characters. Obviously, both of these are incredibly significant parts of books - and so is the… Continue reading Welcome to the Family: Our Favorite Fictional Characters So Far in 2019