Literary Junkies: Fall Books on my List

Literary Junkies: Fall Books on my List

It's time for another Literary Junkies link party. If you want to join a fun virtual book club, the Literary Junkies club is home to some of my favorite people (including myself, naturally). We are reading The Magician's Lie by Greer MacAllister in August, which looks like it will be an interesting read! 1. What are you reading right now? Tell us about it. Right now, I'm waiting on my copy of Go Set a Watchman to arrive. It was supposed to be here 10 days ago, but there was a shipping … [Read more...]

Beautiful Peter Pan Quotes from the Original Story (Lit Lovers Link Party)

Beautiful Peter Pan Quotes from the Original Story (Lit Lovers Link Party)

If you're here for the Lit Lovers link Party, scroll to the bottom of the post to add your links! I watched the new trailer for the "Pan" movie recently, which is supposedly the story of how Peter Pan became the famous, ageless boy. I have a few issues with this new movie (although it might be enjoyable to watch). First, Peter Pan looks like a mild person. Peter Pan was always meant to be extremely arrogant. Second, the movie tosses all cannon aside. Everyone knows Peter found Neverland … [Read more...]

Book Tropes I’ll Always Read (Lit Lovers Link Party)

Book Tropes I’ll Always Read (Lit Lovers Link Party)

Earlier this week I shared book tropes that I no longer want to read. Today, I thought I would share book tropes I will always read. I like to call these, “shut up and take my money” books. If you’re here for the Lit Lover’s Link Party, scroll to the end of the post to add your  book post links! New to the party? Say “hi” in the comments! 9 Book Tropes I Will Always Read Although I’ve read hundreds of books with these themes, I’ll keep reading these book tropes because I love them that … [Read more...]

Book Tropes I No Longer Want to Read

Book Tropes I No Longer Want to Read

Now that I am nearly 30, I've found that my taste in books has gradually shifted. A lot of the themes and book tropes that I loved when I was younger I no longer want to read now. Some book tropes I pass over because they are overdone, some I have read way too many of, and the rest don't interest me because I am past that life stage. Book Tropes I No Longer Want to Read (AKA, Things to Avoid When Writing a Book) Whatever the cause, the following book tropes are likely to make me pass over the … [Read more...]

Books that Leave a Lasting Impression (Lit Lovers Link Party)

Books that Leave a Lasting Impression (Lit Lovers Link Party)

  Welcome to the Lit Lovers Link Party! If you have a book-related post, feel free to link it below! I’ve read a lot of books over the years. I’ve probably read thousands of books by authors writing several thousand years ago to the most recently published books. However, only a handful of books have left a lasting impression on me. Books that leave a lasting impression are few and far between. I’m not sure exactly what makes a book leave a lasting impression on the reader, but in … [Read more...]

Books You Can Read in Two Hours or Less (Lit Lovers Link Party)

Books You Can Read in Two Hours or Less (Lit Lovers Link Party)

Today, we're continuing the "books you can read in..." series at Daily Mayo. Last time, I found books you can read in a hour or less, and today's we're going to look at books that should take about two hours to read. If you’re here for the Lit Lovers Link Party, scroll to the end of the post and add your links! Want more book recommendations? Find them here! Calculation Method According to Forbes Magazine, the average person can read about 300 words per minute. Industry standard is about … [Read more...]

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