Discussion: Dissecting my Reading Slump

As most of you know, 2018 put me in a terrible reading slump where, instead of my usual 30 books, I read only 11. Now, numbers should never define your place as a reader, but the stark contrast between 2017 and 2018 was staggering. With some reflection, I have been able to pinpoint some of the influences of this reading slump.

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Discussion: The Pros and Cons of Series

Book series seems to divide readers these days. Some love them, other’s don’t and there are plenty of reasons to support the case for and against a book series. In this discussion, we’ll look at some of the circumstances that may influence a reader’s views on a book series.

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Discussion: Pros and Cons of E-readers

This debate has been covered in every possible way by now, but what harm can one more post about E-readers be? I’ve only been an owner of an E-reader for just over a year now, and I feel like now that I use one I can actually experience the pros and cons of these devices myself.

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Discussion: The Pros and Cons of Binge Watching

Binge-watching is the most common pastime nowadays. With the rise in popularity of Netflix and Amazon Prime, TV Shows and films are instantaneously accessible to everyone. Now, I have binge-watched in the past and it’s a great way to unwind. However, there are also some downsides to this binge-watching culture we’ve developed. Here is a summary of some of the pros and cons of binge-watching.

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Discussion: How to Embrace the Book Slump

In the past, I have written a post that looked into the many ways we can get over a book slump. However, I have also been very candid about the fact that this year has not been productive on the reading front for me. A lot of factors have contributed to the slump, and for the longest time, I was frustrated with myself for not being able to break out of this funk. However, as the months pass by, I’ve learned to not be too hard on myself. Today, I want to share the ways in which I’ve come to embrace my book slump.

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Discussion: Why I Don’t Set TBRs.

You may have noticed that I’ve been a bit absent in the recent weeks. I’m sorry for that. Right now life is a bit chaotic and most of the time when I’m at home I find that I’m too exhausted to even open my laptop. However, today I wanted to talk about to be read lists. These lists are often set at the beginning of each month with the hopes of being able to complete them by the end. I’ve tried to complete my tbr’s, but every time I go to set one, I find that 99% of the time they are forgotten about by the end. So, here are the main reasons why I no longer set tbr lists. 

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Discussion: Reasons to Read Sports Contemporary Novels

Let’s talk sports. Now, I must confess that I am not an athletically inclined person. However, I love watching sports and last year I jumped down the rabbit hole and discovered the addictive world of sports contemporary novels. These books are my go-to if I’m in the mood for a fun and fast read. They’re perfect books to get you out of that dreaded book slump. Today I am going to share with you the reasons you should read sports contemporary novels.

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