Before book bloggers ever started blogging, we all read, because we ENJOYED reading. And we wanted to take a step forward, by making a blog. Has our way of reading changed, because we started reviewing books in a more professional way? Today, I’m going to talk about my reading when I’m planning to review, and when I’m just… reading.
While reading book to review I:
- Pay attention to things that will be in my review. Things like character, and plot twists are important
- Look for any themes, or problematic statements I would discuss.
- Think rationally
- Think objectively (or as much as I can)
- I try not to let reviewing get in the way of enjoyment. Reading is a hobby, and I wouldn’t want anything to ruin it.
- I get more passionate into the book, and start writing in caps lock. Or communicate in gifs.
- I don’t really delve into the book, but I still pay attention too important factors (like characters, writing style etc…)
- I read the words, and devour them
- I read books because I want too (but I guess that can go for reading as reviewer)
To answer the question in this posts title, I say no. I think both my sides are rather the same. There isn’t a dramatic change between both of my sides. Most of the time, my sides mash up and create the structure I use in my reviews today.
How about you? Do you change when you read to review V.S enjoyment? Do you see things differently because of these two different point of views (if you could call it that)? And also, what are you currently reading (because I need recs)