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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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All My Thoughts On DNFs

Hey everyone, it’s Sabrina!  In today’s post, I want to tell you everything I think about DNFing books, especially when it comes to why and when to do it.  I know it’s not the most original of posts, but I do think everyone is different when it comes to their decisions around DNFs, so I… Continue reading All My Thoughts On DNFs

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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?

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Eight Unpopular Character Opinions

Liiisten, I respect everyone's opinion, I do, but sometimes an opinion makes me go 😯 because I just.. I cannot comprehend it. There's nothing wrong with said opinion, no, but it surprises me because it's so far from what I think or believe. Istg, Schitt's Creek has a gif for everything. Because this feeling of… Continue reading Eight Unpopular Character Opinions

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Did The Hunger Games Hold Up After Our Reread?

Hello friends! With the new Hunger Games novel being published in May, more and more bloggers could be seen rereading the original trilogy, and I, ever the hype-follower, became interested in rereading the trilogy, as well. I read The Hunger Games for the first time around six years ago, so my memories were hazy at… Continue reading Did The Hunger Games Hold Up After Our Reread?

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Have I Fallen Out Of Love With Writing Reviews?

Hello friends! Those of you who've been following us for a while may have seen that I don't post a ton of reviews, and even though I wanted to change that after moving to wordpress I think, after more than a year, it's safe to say that that didn't happen. I'm feeling guilty. Back when… Continue reading Have I Fallen Out Of Love With Writing Reviews?

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Leaving Books Unrated

Hi, it's Sabrina 🙂  Recently, I had the strange experience of reading The Faster I Walk, The Smaller I Am by Kjersti Skomsvold, a book which touched me deeply in a way I wasn't expecting.  Though I found it difficult to put down, I did not necessarily enjoy reading it.  So, I was left with… Continue reading Leaving Books Unrated