Category: Discussions

The Keys to My Heart #6: The ‘Pretty Dress’ Cover

The Keys to My Heart #6: The ‘Pretty Dress’ Cover

This is a periodic discussion feature here at Snuggly Oranges about the bookish things that steal my heart. #6. The ‘Pretty Dress’ Cover Ha HA, you thought this series of posts was dead, didn’t you? Well I just found my list of topic ideas so I can carry on as I wish now. 😛 (So mature.) Anywayyyy – today, I’m talking about the “pretty dress” cover. I KNOW, WHAT A CLICHÉ, amirite? I think everyone in the YA readersphere has complained about this at some point. The thing is, I am one of the most superficial and shallow book collectors out there, so I’m not going to […]

Posted August 16, 2014 by Debby in Discussions, The Keys to My Heart / 19 Comments
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Book Nerd Problems #22: I Cannot Be Concise In My Reviews! TOO MANY FEELS.

Book Nerd Problems #22: I Cannot Be Concise In My Reviews! TOO MANY FEELS.

This is a periodic discussion feature here at Snuggly Oranges about the many problems one can run into as a book nerd. #22. I Cannot Be Concise In My Reviews! TOO MANY FEELS. Hello dear book nerds! Recently, I’ve discovered that I am an utter fail at keeping my reviews short. I don’t know about you, but it doesn’t seem to matter what book and what rating, but once I start typing, I just do not manage to STOP until I suddenly have 7 paragraphs of text and am off on various tangents. I know a lot of people can easily rant and rave about the very […]

Posted August 14, 2014 by Debby in Book Nerd Problems, Discussions / 20 Comments
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Book Nerd Problems #21: When Epic Reads Steals Your Book Nerd Problems

Book Nerd Problems #21: When Epic Reads Steals Your Book Nerd Problems

This is a periodic discussion feature here at Snuggly Oranges about the many problems one can run into as a book nerd. #21. When Epic Reads Steals Your Book Nerd Problems So. Some of you might know right away what I’m here to rant about. Others may have clicked, shocked and worried, at the title. “Stealing” may have been an exaggeration, but the sentiment is not. I feel like this series of successful discussion posts has been stolen from me by Epic Reads, who have recently launched a series of quirky videos entitled, you guessed it, “Book Nerd Problems”. I first saw them announce this a couple […]

Posted June 6, 2014 by Debby in Book Nerd Problems, Discussions / 40 Comments
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I Wish You’d Stop Using That Word..

I Wish You’d Stop Using That Word..

Today I have a different kind of discussion post for you, one where I truly want to hear your opinions. I want to talk about politically incorrect insults or slurs in books. I can’t even think of the right terminology for this. Insults are a commonplace thing, and certainly in books they just have to happen – it tells a story, gives a distinct voice to characters, and yeah, sometimes people are just plain mean and that needs to be represented. But some insults are really inappropriate and should just not be a thing anymore – and I’m thinking about ones that have indeed been […]

Posted April 24, 2014 by Debby in Discussions / 19 Comments
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Book Nerd Problems #20: The Hype Train

Book Nerd Problems #20: The Hype Train

This is a periodic discussion feature here at Snuggly Oranges about the many problems one can run into as a book nerd. #20. The Hype Train Here we go. I’ve been putting off writing this post since at least November. It’s been in my head for so long but I just never really knew how to express it. And after being fooled by yet another hype train… I can’t put it off any longer. So here’s the thing about hype: ………I hate it.

Posted March 13, 2014 by Debby in Book Nerd Problems, Discussions / 20 Comments
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The Keys to My Heart #5: Surprises Under the Cover

The Keys to My Heart #5: Surprises Under the Cover

This is a periodic discussion feature here at Snuggly Oranges about the bookish things that steal my heart. #5. Surprises Under the Cover I know it’s been FOREVER since I’ve done one of these happier discussion posts, but with recent book purchases I got inspired and just HAD to write about this. I definitely prefer physical books to e-books. Although I don’t have much shelf space, I just love seeing the final product with all its design elements and everything. What I love most is this current trend for publishers to hide some sort of nice surprise design under the dust jacket. I get ridiculously happy when […]

Posted February 27, 2014 by Debby in Discussions, The Keys to My Heart / 23 Comments
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Book Nerd Problems #19: Paws Off My Favorites! (Favorite Book Hypersensitivity)

Book Nerd Problems #19: Paws Off My Favorites! (Favorite Book Hypersensitivity)

This is a periodic discussion feature here at Snuggly Oranges about the many problems one can run into as a book nerd. #19. Paws Off My Favorites! (Favorite Book Hypersensitivity) It’s confession time again. I don’t mean this to offend anyone, but I suffer from an acute case of Favorite Book Hypersensitivity. What I mean by this is that for some of my favorite books, I really cannot handle seeing negative opinions about them. Now I know that all of us have probably at one point or another suffered on Goodreads from fangirls/boys/trolls who come and yell at you over a negative review of their favorite book, […]

Posted February 19, 2014 by Debby in Book Nerd Problems, Discussions / 18 Comments
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Book Nerd Problems #18: The DNF, or When Do You Give Up?

Book Nerd Problems #18: The DNF, or When Do You Give Up?

This is a periodic discussion feature here at Snuggly Oranges about the many problems one can run into as a book nerd. #18. The DNF, or When Do You Give Up? Today I want to talk a bit about something that I have a lot of trouble with. That would be the DNF – or the ‘did not finish’. I cannot bring myself to DNF often. It’s something that on the one hand I’m quite proud of, but on the other hand, I know it’s causing me to push through some books that I really dislike, thereby causing me pain. I have a lot of rambly thoughts […]

Posted February 12, 2014 by Debby in Book Nerd Problems, Discussions / 23 Comments
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