Genre In Depth

Genre in Depth: Romance

Genre in Depth is a new series on Fictionally Sam where we delve into different genre and see how they began, their characteristics, and books within that genre, etc. New genre every first and last Wednesday of the month!

Welcome to February folks, the month of love and chocolates–or if you are super single like me, the month of single awareness. These next 28 days (especially the first 14) are a time here in the States; people from everywhere show their appreciation for those they love through grand gestures, sugary sweets, popping the big question, and taking out the trash without being asked. As for me, this month is a time where I binge read a crap ton of sappy love stories that will remind me that I’m single and my period is about to start. Like I said, a time.

But speaking of love stories–in this installment of Genre in-depth, we get to take a look at one of my top favorite genres around–you guessed it! Romance! Continue reading “Genre in Depth: Romance”

Bookend Events, Winter 2018

BOOKENDING WINTER: The Christmas Dinner Tag (ORIGINAL)

img_0975Happy Christmas Eve Storytellers! I can’t believe that tomorrow will be Christmas and that today is my last day of hosting for Bookending Winter! These past three days have been a time and I’m so happy that so many of you got to participate and enjoyed the prompts so far!

If you don’t know what Bookending Winter is, there is still time to join in! You can check out my post (Bookending Winter Announcement) which has all the information about the event and all the hosts and their prompts!

Also! Before we get into today’s prompt, be sure to check out Amy over at The Little Booknerds In The Corner as she begins hosting tomorrow! Her prompts are literal fire and she is a cupcake shaped gem!

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-TODAY’S PROMPT-

The Christmas Dinner Tag
It’s a Book Tag…yeah.
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Bookend Events, Winter 2018

BOOKENDING WINTER: The Holiday Photo

img_0975Another day, another Bookending Winter Post! Today’s prompt is a super chill one that I’m pretty sure anyone who celebrates or has celebrated Christmas can relate too! The dreaded holiday photo. Hopefully with this one though, it wont be as dreaded as the matching sweater debacle of 2001.

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-TODAY’S PROMPT-

The Holiday Photo
Characters you’d love to have with you in your Christmas card/photo
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Bookend Events, Winter 2018

BOOKENDING WINTER: The Grinch Who Stole…Books?

img_0975Happy Saturday Storytellers! I have been having an EPIC time reading all your Bookending Winter posts and I think I have a huge grin permanently plastered to my face from it all! Today marks another exciting day in the Bookending Winter sphere, as today is my first official day of hosting! Big shout out to Erin @ Bluestocking Bookworm for doing an AMAZING job as host these past few days! If you guys haven’t followed her yet, you seriously need to get on that! She is literally divine!

 

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-TODAY’S PROMPT-

The Grinch Who Stole…Books?
Books you wish you could steal, this could be rare editions of your favorite books, a collectors edition, or the overall idea of the book from the author!
Continue reading “BOOKENDING WINTER: The Grinch Who Stole…Books?”