Thoughts On: Reading Slumps

"Thoughts On" is a feature where I give my (often rambling) thoughts on a topic relevant to reading, literature, or the book business. To see previous topics, click here. Every month, I sit down and try to plan out my blogging month: which arcs do I need to read? When should I post a book's … Continue reading Thoughts On: Reading Slumps

Thoughts On: Mood Reading

After reading Michelle's "How a Moody Reader Picks Her Books" and Alys's "How Being a Mood Reader Affects My Reading Experience," I thought to myself, "am I a *whispers* mood reader?" Because I never really thought I was at all. Before this past year, if I happen to not be into a book, oh well, … Continue reading Thoughts On: Mood Reading

Thoughts On: Backlist vs. Frontlist

back·list /ˈbakˌlist/ nouna publisher's list of older books still in print, as opposed to titles newly available (known as the frontlist) When I first started blogging, I almost exclusively read and reviewed backlist books (even if I didn't know that's what I was doing). I'm a very conservative book buyer, so everything I read had … Continue reading Thoughts On: Backlist vs. Frontlist