Discussion: Blogging: What are you grateful for?

Hi dear friends, First of all: Happy Thanksgiving to all who celebrate! Living in Europe and being Christian, we don’t celebrate Thanksgiving but I love the idea of being grateful for something and expressing my thanks! So today’s discussion is all about being grateful to be a blogger! What did and does blogging bring you? […]

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 […]

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 […]

Discussion: how do you avoid buying more books? Here are my crazy thoughts but … maybe you have other ideas?

Hi friends, Today’s discussion topic was triggered by my bookstagram photo shooting of the week. You see I added books to my shelves while my TBR is …never ending! Let’s say that if I was lucky and won the lotery even if I stopped working and read most of my days I think it would […]