Category: Bookfessional

Bookfessional: The Rules

Bookfessional: The Rules

Bookfessional: The Rules Before I started reviewing at Rabid Reads, I either liked a book or I didn’t. I didn’t analyze the whys or think critically about what specifically kept me turning the pages of one story and throwing my hands up in disgust with another. BUT. Such a laissez-faire attitude does not make for […]

— Posted March 31, 2017 by Jessica / 21 Comments
Bookfessional: Magical Book Item Wishlist

Bookfessional: Magical Book Item Wishlist

Last week’s literary signpost bookfessional reminded me of my favorite question on the template questionnaire from the “welcome” thread in my buddy reading group on Goodreads: magical items found in books that I WANT. You: What are you on about? Me: You know, the group I co-moderate on Goodreads that facilitates reading books with online […]

— Posted March 1, 2017 by Jessica / 3 Comments
Bookfessional: My Literary Signpost

Bookfessional: My Literary Signpost

Literary Signposts, we’ve all seen them, right? I don’t know about you guys, but I love them. They’re so whimsical and bookishly indulgent . . . *sighs happily* I’d never given them much thought though—they’re all variations of: Hogwarts, Neverland, Narnia, the Shire, etc. And I was fine with that. B/c it was the idea […]

— Posted February 22, 2017 by Jessica / 19 Comments
Bookfessional: Cloudy Days and Comfort Reads

Bookfessional: Cloudy Days and Comfort Reads

Bookfessional: Cloudy Days and Comfort Reads We’re not getting bombarded with snow down here in Tennessee like those of you further north, but the last several days have been pretty grim, and the nasty overcast skies have made me want to curl up with a bowl of tomato soup and a grilled cheese sandwich and […]

— Posted February 10, 2017 by Jessica / 12 Comments