Month: December 2014

2015 Blogging Resolutions & Challenges

2015 Blogging Resolutions & Challenges

Today marks the last day of 2014 and thus it is time for some New Year resolutions. This year I want to… Make more blogging friends. I was kind of selfish and self absorbed this year and really only focused on my own blog and not others. It doesn’t help that I’m naturally shy and usually not the one to make the first move in a friendship. Read and review more books. This year I kind of slacked off on doing both of them. Hopefully […]

Posted December 31, 2014 by Emz Chang in blog challenges / 4 Comments

Name Change & 2014 Wrap Up

Name Change & 2014 Wrap Up

Blog Name Change What’s up? I’m here to announce some exciting news… well, to me it’s exciting since I’m been waiting for this for foreverrrrr (er, not really, but a long time). It might not be that exciting to some of you as you guys said I shouldn’t change my blog name. I’m really sorry for doing so but I just could not stand Icy Cold Reads anymore. I’ve been wanting to change the name for so long and I figured the new year is […]

Posted December 30, 2014 by Emz Chang in wrap up / 2 Comments

Investigated – Do you read anthologies?

Investigated – Do you read anthologies?

The holiday season just passed. Well… at least Christmas did. Anyways, every year during this time I always get recommended a bunch of anthologies full of different holiday short stories to read. Which brings up the question: do you read anthologies? Personally, I don’t really read them. And when I do, I usually won’t read the whole collection. Why? Well, here are some of the reasons why I read anthologies and why I don’t really like to. Disjointedness In the rare times I do read […]

Posted December 29, 2014 by Emz Chang in Investigated / 4 Comments

The Sunday Post – Stacking the Shelves (94)

The Sunday Post – Stacking the Shelves (94)

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by Kimba the Caffeinated Book Reviewer. Stacking the Shelves is a meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews.I have decided to try to participate in all of their memes with only one post…thus The Sunday Post – Stacking the Shelves. BOOK HAUL: Borrowed from library: My True Love Gave to Me: Twelve Holiday StoriesEdited by Stephanie PerkinsWritten by Holly Black, Ally Carter, Gayle Forman, Jenny Han, David Levithan, Kelly Link, Myra McEntire, Matt de la Pena, Rainbow Rowell, Laini Taylor, and […]

Posted December 20, 2014 by Emz Chang in Meme / 23 Comments