Tag: Bookish Discussions

Why I’m Not a Fan of Bookish Subscription Boxes

Why I’m Not a Fan of Bookish Subscription Boxes

Let’s talk about anything bookish! I had this post drafted (but not finished) for a few weeks now but I read Nicole @ Feed Your Fiction Addiction’s post on Book Box Subscriptions so I decided to hold off and change my post a bit. I used to subscribe to a few bookish subscription boxes a few years ago. However, I really think that they aren’t worth it, to me anyway. While I would love to continue subscribing to these boxes, I just don’t think it is practical for me to do so. And here’s why.   The Books I am […]

• Posted November 19, 2018 • 10 Comments

Historical Romance Retreat Wrap-Up

Historical Romance Retreat Wrap-Up

Let’s talk about anything bookish! Finally, I’m sharing my wrap-up post for this AMAZING EVENT! I was mostly in vacation mode in the month of September and the first couple of weeks in October had me catching up to real life! Anyway, I had an awesome time at the Historical Romance Retreat (HRR)! This is the first bookish event that I attended for ALL THE DAYS and I LOVED it so much! I have been to other bookish events, but normally, I would always get the weekend pass instead of the full event! The Hotel HRR was held at the historic Mission Inn […]

• Posted October 14, 2018 • 10 Comments

Bookish Tips when Your Partner is an Anime Fan

Bookish Tips when Your Partner is an Anime Fan

Let’s talk about anything bookish!   Hello, Wormies! Pierre was home for the last couple of weeks and we spent a lot of time together. An incident last week inspired this post and I was LOLing while writing this post. Since Pierre and I don’t have a lot of similar hobbies, we have found reasons to spend time with each other while doing different things. #oppositesattract With the near 100-degree weather we had over the last couple of weeks, we haven’t been outside the house at all! So, when he’s not cooking up a storm, he’s watching Anime! Unfortunately, I don’t like watching […]

• Posted July 30, 2018 • 6 Comments

Do You Leave Comments on Book Reviews?

Do You Leave Comments on Book Reviews?

Let’s talk about anything bookish! A few months ago, I wrote about commenting on blog posts. However, in the last few weeks, I got to thinking. I don’t really get many comments on my book reviews. And this IS a book blog, right? So, this got me wondering, do you leave comments on book reviews? This made me think – do I comment on book reviews on other blogs? Why yes, I do… sometimes! I have also found that a few bloggers comment on my book review posts! Ultimately, book review posts are not popular on my blog if I just […]

• Posted July 23, 2018 • 26 Comments

The Case of Authors Behaving Badly

The Case of Authors Behaving Badly

Let’s talk about anything bookish!   Hello, Wormies! A lot has happened in the reading community and as much as I wanted to weigh in on all the brouhaha, I have mostly remained silent on social media. Yesterday, I caved and wrote a longish statement on my personal Facebook wall. But that’s not what my post is all about. Today, I want to talk about authors behaving badly. There have probably been quite a few incidents in the past that have caused uproars in the bookish community as a whole. Clearly, it has become increasingly prevalent because of social media and […]

• Posted May 28, 2018 • 16 Comments

Budget Bookworm: Two Library Apps I Use Regularly

Budget Bookworm: Two Library Apps I Use Regularly

Saving moolah on awesome reads! Happy National Library Week! For bookworms, this week is the chance to say thank you to the awesome institution that is the public library system and the librarians who run them! As someone who grew up in a country where the public library system isn’t as developed as the US, I cannot begin to express my thanks to this system. I am one bookworm that uses the LA Public Library System to it’s fullest. I fact, LAPL has saved me a lot of money! I regularly borrow ebooks and audiobooks digitally and never have to step […]

• Posted April 11, 2018 • 21 Comments

I’m a serial book hopper… and it works, for the most part

I’m a serial book hopper… and it works, for the most part

Let’s talk about anything bookish!   Hello, my name is Ezrah and I am a serial book hopper. I define book hopper as someone who reads multiple books at one time and regularly jumps from one book to the next while not finishing the current book being read. I know, that’s crazy. But for the most part, it works well for me, especially when I am in a book slump.   At this moment, I am currently unable to focus on a specific book and I’m juggling 5 books at the same time. Currently, it’s 4 new books and 2 re-reads. […]

• Posted April 2, 2018 • 31 Comments

My Go-to Comfort Reads

My Go-to Comfort Reads

Let’s talk about anything bookish! Happy Monday, Wormies! It’s been a while since I wrote a discussion post so when I got sick this weekend, I decided to tackle the subject of comfort reads. See, we all have go-to books that are auto reads when we are feeling down, or sick. In my case, I have a few books that I read when I am sick or when I am depressed.While some people watch movies or binge-watch TV shows, I binge read. These books always get me out of my funk one hundred percent of the time! Aside from talking […]

• Posted March 19, 2018 • 14 Comments