Category Archives: Discussion Posts

The Book Cake Tag

Morgan (The Bookish Beagle) tagged me to do the Book Cake tag from suddenlylorna on BookTube, and it sounded fun, so I’m doing it. I’m also adding a category because that’s how I roll. I’ll be limiting myself to books read so far in 2017, because otherwise this would take me HOURS of going through […]

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That 2016 Round Up Post: Or, Stats and Top Reads of 2016

2016 Stats During 2016, I read 300 books. I wasn’t that close but a last ditch Herculean effort in December got me to this stretch goal. I do count some novellas in this, because this is my challenge and I make my own rules. My average rating over all of those was 3.44. Here’s my […]

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Top Ten (lol) Audiobook Recommendations

This week’s Top Ten Tuesday is really timely, since I’m getting back into audiobooks after a six month hiatus. I’m almost done with the first one I’ve listened to since March. Woo! I forgot how nice it was to audiobook while I get ready for the day and drive around. 🙂 Audio Tips Whether you’re […]

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Scattered Thoughts After Six Years of This Book Blogging Thing

On August 5, 2010, I started A Reader of Fictions on a whim born of boredom (I was unemployed post-library school at the time) and a pile of unread books from ALA Annual. I had ABSOLUTELY no clue what I was doing. My early reviews are beyond dreadful; please don’t read them. Those horrible, short […]

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Badass Series Endings

If you’re like me, you probably have some fear of series (despite starting a bajillion of them). Series are both the best and the worst. I mean, if I love the characters in something, obviously I want there to be endless books about them. On the other hand, a series can also bring out the […]

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