Discussions · The Reading

Average Ratings: Do They Matter?

With the end of the year and the beginning of a new one, I’ve been seeing plenty of posts around the blogosphere where readers recap their reading year in beautiful charts and graphics. I actually really wanted to join in on the fun but I didn’t because my reading year really wasn’t worth mentioning. But…… Continue reading Average Ratings: Do They Matter?

So Many Books, So Little Time · The Reading

So Many Books, So Little Time: 5 Books I Tossed and 5 Books I Kept

Towards the end of the year, I decided to do another bookshelf cleanout, where I pretty much tried to Marie Kondo my books and keep the ones that made me happy. But it was quite difficult to use the Konmari system when I haven’t read ALL the books on my shelves so I had to…… Continue reading So Many Books, So Little Time: 5 Books I Tossed and 5 Books I Kept

Discussions · The Reading

Another One of Those Unresolved Debates: Blogging VS Vlogging – A Discussion

Lately, I’ve gotten into the habit of listening to video essays on YouTube while I’m at work (because I’m awesome at multitasking like that 😀 ). Especially video analyses of books, movies, and TV shows like Avatar: The Last Airbender (seriously, there are SO MANY videos about this show and how it does pretty much…… Continue reading Another One of Those Unresolved Debates: Blogging VS Vlogging – A Discussion

Book Reviews · The Reading

A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab

Title: A Darker Shade of Magic Author: V.E. Schwab Published: February 24th, 2015 by Tor Books   |   Summary: Kell is one of the last Antari—magicians with a rare, coveted ability to travel between parallel Londons; Red, Grey, White, and, once upon a time, Black.  Kell was raised in Arnes—Red London—and officially serves the Maresh…… Continue reading A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab