Hey everyone! I've been reviewing books for a while now, and over time I've developed a mental scheme of how I would evaluate the books that I read. Today I want to share with you guys the stuff that goes through my head when I review books. I'll also share my (very very super scientific)… Continue reading Let’s Chat! How I Review & Rate Books
Hey everyone! Recently I read this really fun series of tags by Kaleena @ Reader Voracious about good reading habits and bad ones. (By the way, Kaleena has a super fantastic blog so be sure to check it out!) It really got me thinking about my own reading habits, because I guess I never really… Continue reading Let’s Chat! Good & Bad Reading Habits
Hey everyone! So, today I'm going to broach a topic that comes up once in a while on the blogosphere, though it is something that I haven't talked about officially here on Sophie's Corner. Until today. First things first: Guys, a little mini confession here. I'm a... *gulp* Adult? (Psst.... the question mark is there… Continue reading Let’s Chat! Reading YA as an… adult?
Hey everyone! Some of you might have already met the amazing Carl, who has shared with us his Top 5 Books of 2018 post back in December. Today Carl is back with another post about how he makes his book choices! It perhaps started with the Count of Monte Cristo, when I lifted it off… Continue reading Carl’s Corner // How I Choose My Books
Hey everyone! Should we DNF books? I feel like there is always discussion about this in the blogging community. We book bloggers have a responsibility to fulfill for our readers. We want to deliver honest reviews and recommendations. And if you receive ARCs, you might also have a responsibility to writers or publishers to review… Continue reading Let’s Chat // 5 Reasons Why I DNF Books
Hello everyone! For a long time I thought I was a mood reader, but when I read other blog posts about mood readers, I feel that it doesn't 100% jive with me. But first things first! What is a mood reader? A mood reader is someone who reads depending on their mood. You read when you… Continue reading Confessions of an Organized Mood Reader
Hello everyone! How are you guys doing? I am enjoying some time off from work this week (yay!) and starting to feel the time crunch for Camp Nanowrimo. I have 6 days to write 8K words (bring it on!!!) Today I want to tell you guys about my favourite literary tropes and my pet peeves!… Continue reading My Top 3 Favourite & Least Favourite Tropes
Hello everyone, No, the two are not mutually exclusive! It is possible to love reading books without having to own many of them. In my post last week, we talked about the reasons for holding onto the books that we have, and the reasons for getting rid of them. I LOVED hearing everyone's feedback. Seems… Continue reading How to be a minimalist bookworm in 6 steps (+ shelfie!)
Hello everyone! Today I am going to write about a topic that is personal to me. Maybe it is something that you've thought about as well. Being youngish*, I am still renting and will likely move every few years. My most recent move was difficult - I realized just how much stuff I had, including… Continue reading Let’s Chat! Should we keep each and every book?
Hello everyone! Since I just finished my novel, I've been reflecting a bit about... well, writing. Today I want to share with you guys the reasons why I write. 1. Create a universe Have you ever wondered what it's like to live in a space station, float in zero gravity, and devise battle plans against… Continue reading 6 Reasons to Write