Discussion: Plagiarism and copyright. When the literary world is abuzz.

Hi friends, It’s Thursday and today’s discussion has its roots in something I witnessed this week on Amazon when I wanted to write my review of the Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes. Something that arrested me! I came across angry reviewers screaming of plagiarism! The root of the controversy is a book published about […]

Discussion: Let’s talk about book covers! What are the trends? Are they important? What are your favorites?

Hi friends, Today’s discussion post is all about book covers and  their power on us readers. I know it’s said not to judge a book by its cover but how many of you have never one clicked a book simply because you found the cover irresistible? Mmmmmh? No one? I know that I have several […]

When two readers fall in love with a book and write … a fanfic! The Beautiful by Renée Ahdieh Fanfic part 2. SPOILER ahead!

Hi dear friends! Today is the second and last day of The Beautiful by Renée Ahdieh’s fanfic that we imagined Julia @acourtofwordsandpages and I! You can find the first post HERE. Remember don’t read this post if you haven’t read The Beautiful yet but plan to! You would get massive spoilers! For today’s fun you’ll […]

When two readers fall in love with a book and write … a fanfic! The Beautiful by Renée Ahdieh Fanfic part 1. SPOILER ahead!

Hi dear friends! Today I come with something different from my other posts. Some of you know that I am on Instagram and when I announced that I was reading “The Beautiful” by Renée Ahdieh, Julia from @acourtofwordsandpages asked me to DM her! So of course that’s what I did and we chatted and chatted […]

Discussion: Should the “non own voices” authors be burned as witches for DARING to have marginalized MC? Are #Ownvoices the ONLY way to write about minorities?

Hi friends, For today’s discussion post I wanted to talk about a topic that’s become so sensitive: ownvoices stories and writing about minorities.   Let’s set the scene first and give you a peek into the #ownvoices trend! In 2018,  Kosoko Jackson,  a young adult fiction writer, wrote a tweet that said: “Stories about the […]

Discussion: What people should know if they intend to date a reader.

Hi friends, For today’s discussion I wanted something funny and I was thinking about how “non readers” must see us, readers in all our glory! Yes we have odd quirks to people who don’t read anything else than the newspaper and maybe we should come with a “Warning” if some intend to date or marry […]