Everyone has opinions when it comes to books, and it just turns out that sometimes those opinions are not so popular. It’s always interesting to find out what peoples opinions are on books and characters and OTP’s and all the good stuff, so we thought we’d do the unpopular opinions book tag to let you get to know a little more about our popular likes and dislikes.
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Mothers are not characters that I usually connect with in novels, and to be fair, they are rarely present to the point you get a good idea about who they are. I have scraped together my answer for this question as there are some maternal figures that I do really love in the reading world.
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I have the on-going problem as a reader that I’m generally intimidated by a lot of books that I really want to read. Most of the time it’s the size of the book that makes me scared to start it, knowing that I’ll probably get bored half way and never want to pick it up again. Hopefully sharing my top 5 books that I’m intimidated by will make me want to read them!
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I’ve started to get involved with the ‘Top 5 Wednesday’ trend and here is the first! The first Wednesday in April is your top 5 rainy day books. I personally love a rainy day with nothing better to do than read. Something that captures your attention so you don’t want to leave the world you’re in! Here are my top 5 books for staying in and getting cosy when it’s rainy!
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Without a doubt your 20’s are quite a turning point in your life. All the big things seem to happen and whether you like it or not you start to grow in to an actual surviving person. I have now been in my 20’s for around 49 weeks and as I approach my 21st birthday I have been thinking about the kind of person I want to become in my 20’s and the kind of things I want to do. Naturally this had me thinking about the books that I want to read in my 20’s. I just want to be a better person okay!
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As we get older and discover new things it’s natural that our reading tastes change. As I didn’t start reading a great deal until I was in my late teens, I haven’t overly noticed my tastes changing from novel to novel. Of course as I’ve gotten to 19 and 20 years old I’ve liked a more mature novel than I did when I was sixteen, and I started to learn the kinds of things I really did enjoy. But I’ve only just started to go through my first major fiction taste change. And it kind of scared me.
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Today I’m feeling brave and want to address the debate that I feel is the most prominent in the reading community. That’s right people, we’re about to discuss the taboo Kindle vs Physical!
The big Kindle Vs Physical debate is one that I’ve not gotten myself in to in the past, because let’s face it, who cares what other people read on? I have many (many many many) physical copies of books personally, and I must admit that nothing beats the smell of a new book and actually holding it in your hand, seeing your progress. However, I also am the owner of a kindle and have to say I enjoy that reading experience as well. There definitely are some perks to each of the reading preferences. So if you’re stuck on whether or not to turn your bookshelf electronic here are some reasons why I think Kindles are actually a great invention!
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