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Using CAWPILE For My Ratings

Ratings. We all use them, whether it’s for shows or books, or even for restaurants! Ratings and reviews help us make decisions about how we spend our money and our time. Over the years, I’ve reviewed and rated loads of books. However, one thing that always bugged me was my lack of a proper standard for these ratings. True, I…

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I’m A Book Polygamist

Yeah, that’s right. You read the title correctly. I’m going to say it loud and proud: I SUPPORT BOOK POLYGAMY! But seriously, what does this mean? According to Goodreads, you can either be a book monogamist or a book polygamist. This refers to how many books you read at one time. If you are a monogamist, you read one book…

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Bookish Pet Peeve #4: Representation in a Book

Representation and diversity in books has become a major focus point these days. Growing up, I hadn’t really thought about the fact that books generally featured a certain stereotypical character. With the amount of diversity and acceptance that is taking place in our society, it is important that this change in direction is reflected in the books we read. Representation…

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Hyped Books – My Dilemma

I’M SO SORRY FOR MISSING A WEEK FOR MY DISCUSSION POST! I am literally on the last leg of my Masters and everywhere I turn, there is a time crunch for something. I’ve had to prioritize my school work over my blogging and reading (which is definitely not something I like) and am all over the place. However, my goal…

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