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How To Get Out of a Blog Burnout

Hello friends! A few months ago, I wrote a post about blog burnouts, in particular about how I have managed to (mostly) avoid them during 6+ years of blogging. I loved working on that post and you all seemed to appreciate my thoughts and tips on how to avoid burnouts. While I am satisfied with… Continue reading How To Get Out of a Blog Burnout

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Things That Can Make Me Dislike a Character

Hello friends! Vera here and today, I brought you a discussion about characters, in particular about what things can make me dislike a character. Characters can make or break a book for me; as such, my most favorite books have gained their status because I love their characters so much, while the biggest issue with… Continue reading Things That Can Make Me Dislike a Character

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What Makes a Character Strong?

Hello friends! This post started out as something completely different - a version of which I'm still most likely going to post one of these days - but it turned into a discussion about strong characters. More particularly, I'm going to be talking about what makes a character strong in my eyes. By strong, I'm… Continue reading What Makes a Character Strong?

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{Getting Wordy} Friendships in Books

As a person who looks at the characters and only then at the plot, it's no surprise that I care deeply about the characters' relationship with others. I love reading about family dynamics and about romantic pairings, but friendships in books take the cake for me. 🍰 As such, it makes me extremely glad that… Continue reading {Getting Wordy} Friendships in Books

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The Co-Blogger Tag: Who Is Most Likely To…?

Hello friends! The lovely Chana and Malka @ Paper Procrastinators tagged us in the Co-Blogger Tag, which was created by Mandy and Sha @ Book Princess Reviews. The tag contains "who is most likely to" questions, to which Sabrina and I replied either by naming ourselves or the other person. I've known Sabrina from her… Continue reading The Co-Blogger Tag: Who Is Most Likely To…?

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Changing My Opinion: How I Feel About People On Book Covers

Hello, Sabrina here!  You’ve probably read the title of this post, so you know what I’m talking about today: book covers with people on them and how my feelings toward them have changed over time.  I’m sure we all have cover trends that we love and loathe - and plenty that we are indifferent towards. … Continue reading Changing My Opinion: How I Feel About People On Book Covers

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Extremely Specific Tropes I Like and Dislike

Hello friends! I know I'm not the only blogger who has strong feelings about extremely specific tropes in books. In most cases, these are not 'big' tropes that influence the whole novel or the character arc - like the chosen one trope does, for example - rather, they are smaller instances or are just more… Continue reading Extremely Specific Tropes I Like and Dislike

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{Getting Wordy} Am I A Bad Reviewer?

Have you ever asked yourself this question? I sure have, and not necessarily for the most obvious reason. I mean, of course I worry about the quality of my reviews. The book blogging world is filled with people who are able to share their thoughts in such unique ways; these bloggers are funny and smart,… Continue reading {Getting Wordy} Am I A Bad Reviewer?