If you’re a YA fan and occasionally venture out into the world, you’ve probably been told that YA books aren’t real books.
I know that I have. From teachers, fellow students, even friends and adults. I mention how much I love reading but when I start rattling off some names and mention they’re YA sci-fi’s, contemporaries, or fantasies, people are quick to quirk a judgemental brow. Because of course, any books centering around teenagers can’t have any quality… right?
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We all have those books that we avoid all eye contact with because they’ve been on our shelves for a millennia (give or take a few centuries) and the guilt is gnawing at us.
But there are also those books that we buy and read immediately. How come?
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You need to get off that book buying ban immediately.
“Um, Jordyn, this book buying ban is the only reason I have any money in my wallet.”
I know. Trust me, I get it. Book buying bans, in theory, are a reader’s best friend! They keep your spending habits in check and, most of all, help you focus on the books that you do have, rather than the ones that you don’t, which forces you to cut down that TBR like a kick-butt samurai.
However, there are most definitely reasons why book buying bans need to chill out:
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We all hate it. Devoting time (and, let’s be honest, effort) to reading a book that you’re hoping will be brilliant, but finding out that it’s just not for you. A lot of readers persevere and keep going until that last page. Why? No one wants to DNF.
For those of you who don’t know, DNF stands for “Did Not Finish”, meaning a book that you decided not to complete – as far as I know – for good.
I’ve seen a lot of people say that they hate DNF – they can’t give up on a story halfway through, what’s the point? I, on the other hand, really don’t mind not finishing a book.
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So I totally created this short little discussion on a whim because honestly, there’s a lot to talk about when it comes to books. And for today, I’ve got to discuss: novellas. Continue reading “Let’s Talk: Novellas”
We readers all have those painful, frustrating, or just plain heart-breaking problems. Also known as #readerproblems. Since I’ve lately been experiencing a number of these, I decided to write a post about some of them! I apologize in advance, as this is about to get super ranty. Continue reading “Reader Problems | A.K.A Every Bookworm’s Nightmare”
Not gonna lie, reading a book that everybody is in love with is great. It’s easy to jump into a discussion, awesome to hear that other people share your feels, and it just makes you feel included. BUT! Never underestimate the power of a not-so-popular novel! (Even though I most definitely do sometimes.) Here are seven reasons why I love underrated reads:
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