What Is It About That Author?

This week’s Weekly Geeks asks: Tell your readers what is it about “an” author that you are most passionate about, that have you coming back for more from them, following their every blog post – literally blackmailing people to read their books? Who are some of your all time favourite authors? And what is it […]

Weekly Geeks – Blogging Goals

This week’s Weekly Geeks talks of blog improvement. Take a look at your blog as if you were someone who has never seen a blog before. Imagine they are looking for something specific. Could they find it? Could they find YOU again? Be able to contact you? Would they understand your jargon? I’ve tried to […]

Weekly Geeks – Second Chance

Today’s Weekly Geeks asks: There have been times in my life where I reread a book (or author) I hated–or thought I hated–but the second time around ended up loving. Has this ever happened to you? Have you ever changed your mind about a book or author the second time around? Have you ever given […]

Weekly Geeks – Music

This week we have a guest post by Ashley of Complete and Unabridged. Music is a pretty amazing thing. It can take us back to the past, make us want to dance, put us in a romantic mood, or simply lift our spirits. But sometimes, music does something a little different for me: it reminds […]

Weekly Geeks – Go!

Hello, Geeks!So, a while ago, Care sent the Weekly Geeks team a very original idea, and I’ve been toying with it ever since. The words you’re reading right now do not fit in with Care’s idea, as I understood it. She wanted no explanation, just one word, and “Go!”I thought about it, but couldn’t resist […]

Weekly Geeks – Great Movie Adaptations

This week’s Weekly Geeks asks: With the release of Harry Potter and The Half Blood Prince this past week, I thought it would be good to turn once again to movie adaptations. In March, with the release of Watchmen (using that as a jumping off point for discussion), I brought up the subject of worst […]

Weekly Geeks – Where In The World…

This week’s Weekly Geeks asks you to tell us about your globe trotting via books. Are you a global reader? How many countries have you “visited” in your reading? What are your favorite places or cultures to read about? Can you recommend particularly good books about certain regions, countries or continents? How do you find […]

Weekly Geeks – Catching Up (Is Hard To Do)

From this week’s Weekly Geeks: This week, I’m going back to a classic Dewey topic–#12 to be exact. I chose this for several reasons–one, it’s one of my favorite weekly geeks topics–but more importantly I saw it would work well with two very important bloggy events going on this week.1. In your blog, list any […]

Weekly Geeks – Guilty Pleasures

This week’s Weekly Geeks was sent in by Maree, and it revolves around those things that we do when we’re not reading. So. Weekly Geeks, we’re going into the confessional this week.What’s your non-reading guilty pleasure?Trashy TV?Trashier movies?Junk food? I’m not a big fan of TV or movies. Never have been, to be honest. I always […]

Weekly Geeks – Here Comes The Sun!

And here’s part two of this week’s Weekly Geeks: Again with Memorial Day Weekend here in the U.S. starting traditionally on Friday evening, it also is unofficially the start of summer. You’ve probably been asked this in other meme groups in which you participate, but do your reading habits change over the summer? Do you […]

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