Random Book Blogger Thoughts

I have so many random thoughts to share with you today that I decided to dedicate an entire post to them, lol. I actually think I will do this as a regular series on Book Coffee Happy 🙂 Welcome to the the first installment of Random Book Blogger Thoughts!

Thank You

Thank you so much for all of your kind comments on my LAST POST. To be completely transparent, I was nervous to write that post and after I finally did write it…I almost deleted it before posting. I was very worried that I was going to come across as insincere and that was absolutely NOT my intention! I was so pleasantly surprised to see that I am not the only one who feels the way that I do. Book related discussions are so amazing and some of the comments on that post brought up such excellent points! I would still love to hear from the other side but I completely respect why you might not want to comment on this topic.

Book I Recently Read

I finished reading Kelly Yang’s Parachutes yesterday. I’ll post my review here next week…stay tuned!

A Book Poll

Thank you to everyone who has answered my poll on Instagram! SO many of you did and I appreciate the advice! I have these 2 books both currently checked out of the library and I truly couldn’t decide which to read next…I’ve heard great things about both! Here are the final results! Excited to start reading Invisible Girl tonight 🙂

My Daughter’s Homework

My daughter’s 3rd grade teacher has assigned each student to read for 20 minutes each day and it has quickly turned into one of my favorite times of the entire day! She grabs a book, I grab a book, my son grabs a book, and the 3 of us cuddle up and silently read for 20 minutes. I light a candle and have a mug of steaming coffee. HEAVEN. I promised her that whenever she needs to read for homework, I will ALWAYS join her! I love, love, love this time in the day. NOTE: The second that 20 minute timer goes off, my children literally RUN out of the room…but you KNOW Mama stays and finishes whatever chapter she’s in the middle of, lol.

This Book Blogger’s Biggest Fan

Nobody on Earth has a more wonderful father than I. He reads every single post I write and always has such wonderful and supportive things to say. I LOVE YOU, DAD!

Children’s Book Giveaway

I have an AWESOME giveaway coming up on Wednesday for a BEAUTIFUL children’s book! This book truly speaks directly to my heart and I’m so excited to share it with you! Be sure to check back here on Wednesday for your chance to win.

Your turn…tell me something random in the comments below!

Xo,

Jenny

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8 thoughts on “Random Book Blogger Thoughts

  1. Great post. One of my author friends is speaking at my book club tonight. Her name is Liza Wiemer and she wrote The Assignment. Given that you like YA novels and you’re Jewish, you would like it a lot.

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  2. Random thought: According to my editor/author friend, Joseph Sale, it’s becoming more common for authors to write books that don’t have a real ending. I Think this is fine, if there’s going to be a next installment, but he said that the anti-ending is becoming more of a thing with stand alones. I don’t know if this is happening with all genres, or just certain ones. Whatever the case, this was upsetting news. Nothing so annoying like spending $12.99 on a New York times bestseller with an irresistibly alluring blurb. Then once you buy it, it’s unputdownable. It hits you like a crystal meth addiction. Your family and friends, and the rest of the outside world can go piss off, because you just want to read another chapter. Then a few hundred pages, and several hours of irreplaceable time later, you come to an ending that is so lame, it seems like the author was more worried about meeting the deadline than creating A well executed story. I think you might’ve even pointed out cruddy endings in your book reviews.

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