It's discussion time again! One of the side effects of blogging is that I'm becoming more and more aware that other people have vastly different reading habits from myself. What a weird concept. One thing I've realised is the fact that everyone reads series in a different way.
I think many of book bloggers have been there before. You go overboard with requesting books and your TBR pile is threatening to crush you -- there’s no way you can read all of these books in a timely fashion. You’re so busy that you can’t possibly dedicate as much time as you’d like to your various platforms. Real life strikes and you find yourself unable or unwilling to keep up with your reading or your blogs.
Alright you guys, I need your help! Today I want to talk about BookTube. I’m sure all of you know exactly what this is, but BookTube is a section of YouTube dedicated to bookish videos. From reviews to round-ups, it’s an incredibly popular way of blogging and talking about books.
So, I have a problem. When I like something, I’ll go completely overboard and love it to death. If I like a song, I’ll play it on repeat until I cannot stand to listen any longer (1997 was a tough year – to this day I cannot listen to ‘My Heart Will Go On’ because Little Justine just loved it so much). It turns out, I do the same thing with books.
Series are popular for authors and publishers, every genre book that's released lately seems to be part of a series. But what do readers prefer?
We have all been there – the dreaded reading slump. You burn yourself out reading too much or you’re distracted by other things, and boom! Suddenly you can’t decide on a book to read, nothing is holding your interest, or you just can’t get very far in your current read. Reading slumps don’t hit … Continue reading Discussion: The Dreaded Reading Slump