Do You Re-read Books?

Do you read books more than once? Find out why I can’t.

In my adult life I’m not sure I’ve ever re-read a book. I’ve tried, but never completed any. As a child I made my parents read me the same bath time story every Sunday, as a teenager I was often grounded with nothing but books I already owned to entertain me. Now with an endless supply and instant access to new books I still see so many bloggers talking about re-reading but I can’t seem to do it, lately I’ve been wondering why? Here’s my reasoning…

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Why Crime Novels Make the Worst Film Adaptations

Love the book, hate the film.

The market has been saturated with crime based television series for a long time now, from Criminal Minds to SVU. Does anyone even know how many different CSI spin offs exist today? I know I don’t. But when it comes to movies they never live up to the standards I’ve learned to expect from long running series.
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Top 3 Annoying Relationship Tropes

We all have our own preferences when it comes to tropes in fiction. Predictable plot developments are somewhat annoying for me in any genre, but I always find tropes pertaining to character relationships are the worst.

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How Should We Rate Books?

Today I want to discuss how we rate books. I’m taking a different approach in my reviews, find out why..

Whilst I like to see others review books based on a star rating I have a different method myself. I will star rate for a short n sweet tweet but for my blog I use a little system I call ‘Roxanne’s Reactions’, Let me explain why..
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The F.R.I.E.N.D.S Book Tag

Come join in with my very first book tag creation- inspired by F.R.I.E.N.D.S

I love book tags, and I’ve been seeing a lot of fandom tags out there which got me thinking, who doesn’t love, like or has at least seen F.R.I.E.N.D.S? Once that occurred to me the ideas kept coming. I’ve limited the questions as best I could or we’d be here all day. Feel free to add your own or miss some out, just use the header and link me in @AnAverageLife.org

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