Category Archives: Bookish Rants

Moan of ARC

Book bloggers spend a whole lot of time thinking about books, not just reading them but obtaining them. We get our books in many ways: purchasing from various retailers, gifts, and, that most coveted of ways, from a publisher one way or another. Being “big” enough to obtain review copies, whether finished, digital or print […]

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The Evil Sentence

In the world of literature, sometimes authors really all love a particular concept, and you can find it in just about every book. On its own, this is not inspiring, since authors are working in a creative field, and seeing almost the exact same sentence in 50% of the books one reads does not scream […]

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"It Was Like a Big, Huge Dumping"

You know what I’m sick of in books? Well, actually, you know a lot of things I’m tired of reading, since I complain about them pretty regularly. Today I have another one: Breaking up with someone for their own benefit This happens ALL the time in books and pop culture. Edward does it in Twilight, […]

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In Defense of Romance

The inspiration for this post came from a rather strange place. Ashley of BookNook posted a DNF review of Orleans, a book I really liked. She listed her reasons (all quite valid btw – this is in no way a criticism of her decision to DNF) and one of them was the lack of romance. […]

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Finding New Blogs to Love

When I have my Google Reader at manageable levels and stay on top of things, I really don’t have all that many posts to read daily. As such, I could use some new blogs to possibly follow. In looking around, I started doing some thinking about what makes me follow a book blog, and so […]

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