A Blogiversary: New Things & An Update

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2 Years and Counting!

Can you believe that it has been two years since this blog was first started? I can’t believe it either! As I look back through previous years, I realize that having this has been quite a journey. I must be doing something right due to the fact this is still here! Continue reading “A Blogiversary: New Things & An Update”

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The Bloggers in the Attic: Reading Slumps

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The Bloggers in the Attic is a bi-monthly discussion chain created by Camilla @ Reader in the Attic where a group bloggers take turns discussing a chosen topic throughout a month. If this sounds like something you’re interested in, be sure to contact Camilla to join!

June’s Theme

This month’s theme is the one thing all readers hate; reading slumps. We all hate them.

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April Recap – A Surprising Effort

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Just a couple days ago, I was looking at my calendar and it hit me that April was finally over. I’m not sure about you, but April felt like it lasted FOREVER. April felt like it never stopped and was never going to end. I guess that it’s good that it’s finally May. I have a good feeling about this month!

Read:

Song of the Crimson Flower by Julie C. Dao Thetis by Greg Boose The Devouring Gray by Christine Lynn Herman Finale by Stephanie Garber Opposite of Always by Justin A. Reynolds You Asked for Perfect by Laura  Silverman
The Magicians Original Graphic Novel by Lilah Sturges Quincredible Vol. 1 by Rodney Barnes The Midas Flesh Vol. 1 by Ryan North The Midas Flesh Vol. 2 by Ryan North

Song of the Crimson Flower by Julie C. Dao – ★★★★
Thetis by Greg Boose –
The Devouring Gray by Christine Lynn Herman –
Finale by Stephanie Garber – ★★★
Opposite of Always by Justin A. Reynolds – ★★★
You Asked for Perfect by Laura Silverman – ★★★
The Magicians: Alice’s Story by Lilah Sturges – ★★★
Quincredible Vol. 1 by Rodney Barnes, Selina Espiritu & Kelly Fitzpatrick – ★★★
Midas (The Midas Flash Vol. 1 & Vol. 2) by Ryan North, Braden Lamb, & Shelli Paroline – ★★★

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Micro Brew | KonMar That Shiz #2

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Micro Brew is hosted by Allie @ Hexen Librarian and on the first of each month, new prompts are created to be answered whenever you want.

Rules:

  1. Tag Allie.
  2. Visit Melanie on Twitter
  3. Include explanation
  4. Feature the header
  5. Post the theme and prompt for the post
  6. Complete the prompt, no tagging necessary, unless you want to!

Prompt 1 – April 22nd:

  • Sticking with the genre topic, what’s a genre you’ve recently discovered you enjoy? Is it way out of your norm or comfort-zone?

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The Bloggers in the Attic: Ratings

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The Bloggers in the Attic is a bi-monthly discussion chain created by Camilla @ Reader in the Attic where a group bloggers take turns discussing a chosen topic throughout a month. If this sounds like something you’re interested in, be sure to contact Camilla to join!

This month, the discussion theme is ratings and the importance of them. This has seriously got me thinking of my use of ratings.

Rating system, a discussion. Is it still important, what do we think about it, how does it work for us, what can be improved?

Why do we use ratings when we review books, or anything for that matter? Turns out, it varies from person to person, reviewer to reviewer.

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