Well, let's just put this out there, 2020 was a rough year for a lot of us readers. The craziness of everything going caused a lot of us to shift away from our 'obligated reading' and focus more on mood reading as a whole. For me, this was tough. I set a ton of goals … Continue reading Why I’m (mostly) Giving Up Reading Challenges For 2021
This is one of those loaded questions because of course the answer to this is both are great for different reasons. So now that we've solved that we can move on to other things, right? Well, of course I have more to say. 😉 So let's talk about the pros and cons of physical books … Continue reading Physical Books or Ebooks? Which is Better?
So, first let me clear the air and say that I am NOT an authority on Horror at all. I....don't actually read a lot of Horror? I think I did go through a phase in my youth. Ah, remember the days when there was actually a Horror section in the bookstore? I do. Does that … Continue reading What Makes a Good Horror Story (To Me)
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
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
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?
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
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
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
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