Category: Investigated

Investigated – Reviews

Investigated – Reviews

Reviews are always interesting on a YA book blog, or just a book blog in general. Everyone writes reviews a different way, post reviews differently, as well as rate a book differently. But I am always, always amazed on how many reviews people can write and post each week. Depending on the blog, it varies. Some people have a set number that they post every week, and then schedule extras. Others, may schedule all of their reviews ahead of time. Still, some people, like me, […]

Posted May 6, 2013 by Emz Chang in Investigated, review / 1 Comment

Investigated – National Turn Off TV Week

Investigated – National Turn Off TV Week

Tomorrow marks the beginning of Turn Off TV Week. What is it?Turn Off TV Week is a nationwide event that will start tomorrow and end on May 5th. The purpose of it is to turn off your TV for a week and reassess why we use the television and what it is used for. Anyone can participate and you can participate anywhere.What am I going to do now that I can’t watch TV? You can do a lot of other things. Things that are probably better than watching TV. […]

Posted April 28, 2013 by Emz Chang in Investigated / 0 Comments

Investigated – Print Books or E-Books

Investigated – Print Books or E-Books

Hi!I totally forgot today was Earth Day and I wanted to do a post for it.And I also wanted to do a post about the differences between print and e-books.So, here it is.Image courtesy of Kittisak / FreeDigitalPhotos.netWe all want to save the Earth. When the term “Earth Day” comes up, many people think about “Reduce, reuse, and recycle.” Those people also tend to “recycle” a lot of paper. Paper, just happens to be the main component of a printed book. I will say this, e-books do […]

Posted April 22, 2013 by Emz Chang in Investigated / 0 Comments

Investigated – Indie and Self Published Books

Investigated – Indie and Self Published Books

By the way, I wrote this post a while ago, and forgot about it, so here it is…If you have read my In My Mailbox for 12/2, you would know I have recently received two different e-books from two different authors. Those two books just happen to be self-published or published by indie publishers.I was reading one on my Nook during Study Hall when my friend asked my what I was reading. When I told her, she was curious, because she, a bookworm, like me, haven’t heard […]

Posted April 17, 2013 by Emz Chang in Investigated / 2 Comments

Investigated – Series

Investigated – Series

Last week, I sort of introduced a new feature at Icy Cold Reads called ‘Investigated’.(It used to be called ‘Discussed’.)Today will be the first out of hopefully many posts in that series.What is ‘Investigated’?Read about it here, at Investigated – The Breakdown.Speaking of series, today’s question is…Do you like reading books in a series?Personally, I’m very picky about series. There can be many good things about them, but there can also be many bad things too.I like the fact that if you are reading books in a […]

Posted April 8, 2013 by Emz Chang in Investigated / 0 Comments

Investigated – The Breakdown

Investigated – The Breakdown

What is ‘Investigated’?‘Investigated’ is going to be a feature on Icy Cold Reads where I will INVESTIGATE/DISCUSS (and occasionally rant about) certain topics. That’s basically the whole point of ‘Investigated’. It’s posted randomly, basically whenever I get the time to create a post. Don’t be afraid to mention topics… in fact, that would be really helpful to me. I got the idea for it from Caffeinated Confessions at Kimba the “Caffeinated Book Reviewer”. If you haven’t already, you should definitely go and check it out! I think it’s pretty […]

Posted April 2, 2013 by Emz Chang in Breakdown, Investigated / 0 Comments

The Sunday Post: Stacking the Shelves with What’s In My Mailbox (10)

The Sunday Post: Stacking the Shelves with What’s In My Mailbox (10)

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by Kimba the Caffeinated Book ReviewerStacking the Shelves is a meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews.In My Mailbox is a meme hosted by The Story Siren.I have decided to try to participate in all of their memes with only one post…thus The Sunday Post: Stacking the Shelves with What’s In My Mailbox.BOOK HAUL:I’m super happy this week!Why?Well, because this week I got…From the Library:Requiemby Lauren Oliver&Codeby Kathy ReichsLast Week on Icy Cold Reads:Waiting on Wednesday: Dark TriumphReview – DENTED CANSPromo Book […]

Posted March 30, 2013 by Emz Chang in Investigated, Meme / 28 Comments