#POLL: Do You Rate a DNF on Goodreads?

As a reader, it's inevitable that we come across a book we choose to DNF. We may not have liked a particular turn in the story, or we may have chosen the right book at the wrong time. Either way, at the end we're faced with the question: do I rate this unfinished read? A) YES.  … Continue reading #POLL: Do You Rate a DNF on Goodreads?

How To Pick Your Next Read (and Love it)

spoiler alert: this post is not going to tell you what to read or ensure that you will love it "But Sha!" you say. "That is literally the title!" Look. I thought about it. I considered listing books that almost unfailingly earn five stars and earn heaps of praise. But the fact is, book taste is … Continue reading How To Pick Your Next Read (and Love it)

#POLL: Do All YA Books Need Romance?

Off the top of your head, how many YA books can you name where romance didn't factor into either the A, B, or C plot? As in, romance wasn't why our lead was torn between staying in their hometown or heading to their dream college. Romance wasn't why our lead doubted their investigation into a … Continue reading #POLL: Do All YA Books Need Romance?

Should YA Books be Adapted for the Screen?

I mean, is there even a point? We can probably go back to 1899, when Cinderella was adapted for the screen from the Brothers Grimm version*. As what may be one of the first book adaptations, you can be sure film-goers left thinking, "Eh. The bOoK waS beTTeR." *(Yes, I did Google "when was the … Continue reading Should YA Books be Adapted for the Screen?

#POLL: How Many Books Do You Read at a Time?

It's simple math. There's an ARC you need to review for next week, a buddy read you promised—promised—you would finish on time, a new release you can't tear your eyes off of and then this book that ... look, it's under 300 pages. It barely even counts.  And voila, you're pulling a balancing act of three … Continue reading #POLL: How Many Books Do You Read at a Time?

#POLL: Book Blogs VS Book Tube 👊

I know asking this question on a blog is a pretty biased way to start off a poll but here I am, asking anyway. Rest assured that none of your answers will be used to, I don't know, redefine the book community as we know it. B O O K   B L O G S Do … Continue reading #POLL: Book Blogs VS Book Tube 👊

#POLL: Book Merch: 👍 or 👎

This is going to horrify some people, I can sense it. But I need to be honest. I need to put my truth out there. I'm laughing so hard at my own joke right now. Unless you follow beauty guru drama, you probably have no clue what I even mean. but so it is here … Continue reading #POLL: Book Merch: 👍 or 👎

#POLL: Book Cover Models, YAY or NAY?

I'll admit it: covers end up playing a huge role in whether I decide to pick up a book or not. Sure, "don't judge a book by its cover" is completely valid. But when you're going through 10+ books a month, the little things (like cover design) do help narrow down what you want to … Continue reading #POLL: Book Cover Models, YAY or NAY?