This month this was the only prompt I thought I could answer so here I am... and a lot less depressed (thank goodness!) And this is the perfect prompt to get the upbeat feelings rolling!
Fantasy series are lush and rich with details, characters and sprawling landscapes... once you get to the end of 500 pages of lusciousness you are worn out due to all the FEEELLLSSS and exciting action! The last thing you want to do is read another one... you need a palate cleanser (as I like to call them) to give yourself a change of pace before you head back in...
I am so thankful to those who shared that they enjoy my writing voice, you SAVED me!! ❤ AUGUST IS A NEW MONTH THOUGH! Let's take a look back so we can move forward!!
I missed the little chats that this meme brings to the table! It really is fun and I can talk about things I probably wouldn't normally reference this way!
Gathering the book community's thoughts on rating books and writing reviews...
Reading Challenges...yay...!? Well the 2nd quarter is done and I wanted to see how I did so far this year... it's been wild, fun and I'm appreciative of all the books that I am able to read!
I've has so much support this month and am so grateful to everyone!! Come check out June with me...
The Deathlands series by James Axler. Book #56 Sunchild. Why? Read to find out!
The hot topic of diverse characters and #ownvoices from the POV of a budding writer.
I made a goal to write for Curiosity Quills Press every month because it made me uncomfortable. And it has been such an empowering journey!
I'm not the only American in love with culture as it is the basis of the world building in many, many stories, especially fantasy ones! Here is my short wishlist of culture based magic and world-building that I would love to see more of in young adult fiction and fantasy in general...
My blog is still under construction in some areas as I've changed themes and designs... check out my progress! (And help me make decisions!)
Magical realism is a hot topic in young adult books and at its core there is a magic system with which all the magic adheres... According the Wikipedia: "A magic system is a set of rules that magical effects follow in a fictional setting."
If you could have lunch with any living authors and/or book bloggers, who would you choose and why?
Choose some of your favorite fictional characters to magically duel one another. Who would win?!
I have done so much this month I kind of want to revel in it a little... it has been a wild ride and I've been having a ton of fun...
What is the most fun part/aspect of being a book blogger?
What do you do with books you no longer want? Do you donate them? Do you take them to a half-price bookstore? Does a friend or family member benefit?
These three things when balanced right make for 5 star books!
Would you stop reading a book if an element of the plot strongly clashed with your personal beliefs, or would you continue reading until you finished the book?