On Book Recommendations

Today I'm talking about book recommendations. As a moderator and long time member of the r/fantasy community on reddit, this is something that comes up often on there and I've seen it spill over into other book discussion areas like 'book' twitter. Why are book recommendations such a hot button topic? Well, over on r/fantasy … Continue reading On Book Recommendations

To Book Club, or Not to Book Club

For some of us book lovers---this is the question, right? What are some of the pros (I almost typed prose) and cons of book clubs? Why should you want to join them? Well, as usual I don't have all the answers because I'm not that smart but I have joined in a few book clubs … Continue reading To Book Club, or Not to Book Club

What We Read – Are Older Titles Worth Exploring?

Yes! Yes, they are! Welp, glad we solved that, let's pack it in folks, all done here. 😉 Just kidding. Obviously, I have a lot more to say about this topic. As a book blogger we often have that FOMO feeling when it comes to books, especially if we're active in the community and visit … Continue reading What We Read – Are Older Titles Worth Exploring?

Obligated Reading: A Book Blogger’s Conundrum

I've actually been thinking about this post for a while now and started it way back at the beginning of March. Now that I'm very firmly in my third year of book blogging I'm beginning to look at how I do things around here and what changes I might make in the future. One thing … Continue reading Obligated Reading: A Book Blogger’s Conundrum

Rereads: Comfort Reading vs The Ever Growing TBR Pile

Today I thought I'd talk a bit about one of my favorite topics--rereading books! To reread or not to reread?  That is the conundrum, especially when you're a book blogger and you may have other book 'commitments' like ARCs/review copies or you need to read to write reviews so you can create content for your … Continue reading Rereads: Comfort Reading vs The Ever Growing TBR Pile

The Comfort and Exhaustion of Online Spaces – A Dichotomy in Five Part Harmony

Hello and welcome again to another edition of Lisa Has an Opinion on Things. This post is going to be a bit full of rambles because I'm afraid I don't have a much of a thesis statement nor a conclusion because apparently I've forgotten how to write essays since I've been out of school. As … Continue reading The Comfort and Exhaustion of Online Spaces – A Dichotomy in Five Part Harmony

Discussion Post: Four Things I’d Like to See More of in SFF

Oh, it's a opinion time, yay! It's been a long time since I've done a discussion post and I don't think I've ever really officially titled one 'discussion' so maybe this is a first? Either way, discussion posts are part of my goal as a blogger this year, so here we go. I've talked at … Continue reading Discussion Post: Four Things I’d Like to See More of in SFF

Discussion Post: In Which I Talk About Book Blogging

Hey all! Well, while I was spending all weekend reading, furiously, I didn't have much time to pre-write posts up and last night was a bust so...no review today. But that got me to thinking about book blogging in and of itself and how hard it can be to balance everything sometimes. Finding Balance - … Continue reading Discussion Post: In Which I Talk About Book Blogging

Why I Love Fantasy – A Rambling Essay of Sorts #WyrdAndWonder

IMAGE CREDITS: DRAGON – BY  KASANA86 FROM 123RF.COM   In honor of Wyrd and Wonder I'm doing my first kind of discussion post since I rebooted the blog a year and a half ago. Huzzah! Why I Love Fantasy - A Rambling Essay of Sorts Fantasy has been my top genre since pretty much, well, forever. And one of … Continue reading Why I Love Fantasy – A Rambling Essay of Sorts #WyrdAndWonder