I Read Mostly 3 Star Books? Losing Confidence in My Reading Tastes Discussion

Hi guys, welcome back to my blog! Recently I’ve been spending a lot of time dissecting my reading tastes and paying a lot of attention to my Goodreads page and my general reading tastes and I discovered that my avergae rating on Goodreads (which I’ve actively been on since 2015) is 3.52 (interestingly my average rating has gone down since I outlined this post last week – it was 3.53).

So, my average rating on Goodreads is 3.52 and I’ve always said that I think 3 stars is a solid rating for a book, and maybe that’s why I give out so many 3 star average ratings I honestly don’t know. But, I’ve been noticing lately that while I read a lot of books and I read relatively broadly from middle grade to adult and in different genres within those age groups. soo many of the books I read, while I like them and would recommend them, are usually 3 stars or somewhere within that 3 star range.

So yeah, today I’m sort of rambling on about how I think I’m losing faith, or maybe confidence is a better word? in my reading tastes. and how I’m reading a lot of books and while I’m liking most of them, I’m not loving them and it’s sort of bringing me down? Like, I just want to be loving books again! I don’t want to change how I read or the quanity or where or when or even what because I genuinely love the groove I’ve gotten into. I just want to understand how to get myself to stop pikcing up average books!

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WHY THE SHADOWHUNTER WORLD DOESN’T TRANSLATE WELL TO THE SCREEN & WHY I THINK IT SHOULD // AKA. THE SCREEN MAJOR IN ME POPPED OUT AND I HAVE THOUGHTS | A DISCUSSION

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Just a heads up, there are going to be spoilers for all of Cassandra Clare’s Shadowhunter books & the movie + show! There will also most likely be spoilers in the comments!ย You’ve been warned!

Hi everyone, welcome back to my blog! Today I’m coming at you with a long discussion-chatty type post so please buckle up, grab some snacks and prepare to really tell me what you think in the comments section because today we’re discussing the Shadowhunter tv show & movie!

Remember, this is a discussion post so I do really want to know your opinions, so please let me know all your thoughts in the comments! (I love long comments so don’t be afraid!)

[Disclaimer: These are just my opinions, you’re entitled to your own and that’s okay!]

You can find my reviews of the Shadowhunter books here.

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HARRY POTTER AND THE ORDER OF THE PHOENIX: MY THOUGHTS + DISCUSSION // HP CHATS

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Harry Potter, #5)

Hey guys! Welcome back to my blog! Today Iโ€™m bringing you the next instalment in my Harry Potter breakdown series! Iโ€™ve been having so much fun exploring each book in-depth and searching for theories relating to each book! Iโ€™ll be doing a post for each book in the series, talking about different fan theories and random things Iโ€™ve noticed while reading the books! Iโ€™m having a blast re-reading the series, especially when Iโ€™m thinking about different fan theories in relation to whichever book Iโ€™m reading, itโ€™s a lot of fun!

*spoilers for the whole series*


You can find my thoughts on the other books in the seriesย here.

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12 BOOKS I WANT TO BECOME TV SHOWS! // A DISCUSSION

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Hey guys, welcome back to my blog! Today I’m coming to you with a long-awaited discussion post talking about a bunch of books I think would work really well on the small screen! As most of you will know, I’m a huge movie geek and I also really love a good tv show, so today I thought I may as well combine my two loves on my blog with you guys since I’m sure a bunch of you also love book adaptations and I’m sure there were a bunch that I didn’t even think of!

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Discussion Time: How I Got Out of My Reading Slump! + Kicking Off 2020!

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Hey everyone, welcome back to my blog! Today I’m coming to you with a discussion, talking about how I got out of my reading slump in January!

I was in a massive reading slump at the end of last year and into the new year, so I decided to write this blog post as I got through my slump! Since I’ve gotten out of my slump I’ve gotten into a really good reading routine, but with the Coronavirus and barely leaving my house thing happening, who knows what’s going to happen now!

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I’M IN A READING SLUMP! SEND HELP!

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Hi everyone, welcome back to my blog! Today I’m coming at you with another chatty sort of post, I think these might become a thing on my blog, but I’m not sure yet! Anyway, this month I’ve been in a really sucky reading slump and honestly, I’ve tried ignoring it, feeding into it and all the other methods I could think of but nothing is working! So, if y’all have any tips, I’d appreciate it! ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’•

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BOOK VICES: THE PROS & CONS OF AUDIOBOOKS + DO THEY COUNT AS READING? (ANSWER: YES)

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Hey guys, welcome back to my blog! Today I’m coming at you with a new Book Vices post, and today I’m talking about why I love audiobooks, and why some people don’t! I’ve tried to be completely fair for each side, so I’ve included arguments from each side, against and for audiobooks.

YOU CAN FIND MY LATEST BOOK VICES DISCUSSION HERE:

Why Do We Hate Ebooks?

Do Our Books Need To Be In Pristine Condition?

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