My Life as a Picky Reader

Being a book blogger is a lot of fun. Sharing recommendations and photographing beautiful covers is exactly how I like to spend my spare time. Just like anyone else, I can’t resist a good story, an exciting plot twist, and characters who steal the show. But I’m kind of hard to please.

My Life as a Picky Reader

I sympathize with the picky and reluctant readers out there who love a good book… just maybe not the one every blogger and bookstagrammer is raving over. Today’s post is here, not to apologize, but to shed a little light on what it’s like to be part of a niche audience.

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Writing Books with All Ages Appeal

The books we read and enjoy are presented to us in neat categories. Genres, topics, ages, places—they help us find the books we’re most likely to enjoy. The only downside to this feat of organization is the odd assumption that the stories we write need to have clear division from other categories, especially when it comes to the age of the reader.

Writing Books That Have All Ages Appeal

Now, there are plenty of books that are clearly for Adults Only or designed to keep 7-year-olds giggling, but I’m of the opinion that really great writing strives to be ageless. Here are some of my thoughts on the subject.

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10 Gifts for Jane Austen Fans

From the swoon-worthy hate-to-love romance of Mr. Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet to the oblivious matchmaking hijinks of Miss Emma Woodhouse, it’s not really a surprise that Jane Austen remains an influence and inspiration for modern readers, writers, and game creators.

10 Gifts for Jane Austen Fans

If you find yourself shopping for a fan, have no fear! Today, I’m sharing some amazing Jane Austen inspired products that any Janite would love to receive!

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