Discussion

{Aside} Rating On Goodreads Before You’ve Read It.

Bentley has somehow put into words my exact feelings of the book community lately. Everyone could do with reading this.

Book ★ Bastion

Fair Warning: Unpopular Opinions Incoming!

I’ve been debating writing this post for quite some time now. I’ve titled it “Unpopular Opinions” for a reason. I’m fully expecting this to spark a bit of discussion and yes, disagreements, but given that we’re all civilized people with strong opinions that are all worthy of merit, I felt more and more compelled to share my thoughts.

I wanted to talk today about the state of Goodreads; in particular a disturbing trend I’ve been witnessing of people maliciously rating books before they’ve actually read them.

For the record, I also take issue with people rating upcoming books that they’re looking forward to 5 stars before the book has even been published, but that’s really not what I want to focus on here. Yes, that equally skews the ratings of any book, but I think it’s more pressing that we talk about the…

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Memes

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Reviews

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Memes

Watching, Wearing, Wanting Wednesdays (May.3)

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Reviews

Book Review: The Things They’ve Taken by Katie McElhenney

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Memes

Watching, Wearing, Wanting Wednesdays (April.26)

I'm not honestly sure if this exists somewhere else in the bookish community. Instead of my sporadic Watching Wednesdays I'm going to do a Watching, Wearing, Wanting, Wednesday post. Watching, Wearing, Wanting, Wednesday is very easy, all you have to do is list something that falls into those three categories. It can be bookish or… Continue reading Watching, Wearing, Wanting Wednesdays (April.26)