Category: Bookish chat

Bookish Chat : Book Blogger Confessions

Bookish Chat : Book Blogger Confessions

August 27, 2015 Bookish chat 37

I have written loads of posts in the past about how I organise my blog and stay on top of things.  But everything doesn’t always run smoothly around here and today I thought I’d keep it real and share some of my book blogger confessions!  Forgive me books, for I… Read more »

Bookish Chat : Common Traits in Bookworms

Bookish Chat : Common Traits in Bookworms

August 20, 2015 Bookish chat 26

A few years ago, I could count the number of bookworms in my life on one hand.  However since I discovered book blogs and became a blogger myself, I find myself happily surrounded by them.  And quirky habits that I thought were unique to me turn out to be universal… Read more »

Frustration and Changes!

Frustration and Changes!

July 8, 2015 Blogging, Bookish chat 23

As you might have guessed from the title, the times they are a-changing! Lately I’ve been feeling a bit frustrated with my reading and my blog.  And this frustration always stems from two sources: I feel my blog has gotten stale.  I’m churning out review after review and I want… Read more »

Bookish Chat: Why do you read?

Bookish Chat: Why do you read?

June 25, 2015 Bookish chat 33

Reading is so much a part of my life that I rarely stop to think about why I read.  It’s as natural as breathing air for me and a book within hands reach is my equivalent of a comfort blanket.  But lately a friend asked me why I read so… Read more »

Bookish Chat : But isn’t it fiction?

Bookish Chat : But isn’t it fiction?

June 17, 2015 Bookish chat 37

So it seems like the longest time since I had bookish discussion around here and I have no clue why that is.  I love to chat about all things literary and whenever I’ve had a discussion in the past, it has generated some great comments that really got me thinking…. Read more »

Bookish Chat: The Benefits of Book Reviews

Bookish Chat: The Benefits of Book Reviews

April 1, 2015 Bookish chat 40

I often see blog posts about people who don’t like writing reviews, reading reviews or anything to do with reviews.  And I think if you are in that boat, fair enough, just don’t read them or write them, there is nothing wrong with that.  However what keeps me inspired is… Read more »

Inspired by Books:  Wearing Masks

Inspired by Books: Wearing Masks

January 27, 2015 Bookish chat 21

Inspired by books is my new feature where I take a quote from a book that made stop and think.  They are ideas that I’d like to explore further and I’d love to hear your thoughts on them too.   Today, the quote is from Vendetta by Catherine Doyle.  Which… Read more »

Bookish Chat : Highest Highlights!

Bookish Chat : Highest Highlights!

December 19, 2014 Bookish chat 24

I only realised quite recently that when I’m reading on my kindle and come across a highlighted passage that I can check exactly how many other people liked that quote enough to highlight it.  I thought it would be fun to check what the most popular quote was on four very… Read more »