The popular saying is “don’t judge a book by its cover” but we all do. A cover intrigues. It’s the thing that gets us to pick up the book and at least read the back to see what it’s about. It tells about the genre or the character. Listed ahead are some of my favorite…… Continue reading Best Book Covers
Spooky Season Reads
It’s October, which for me is the best time of the year. I love Halloween and all the things this month brings. The leaves are changing colors, pumpkin spice flavors everything, people get dressed up as someone else, and there’s haunts on every corner. If you too love spooky season, but this year haven’t quite…… Continue reading Spooky Season Reads
Bookish Board Games
If you’re like me, you’re idea of socializing is playing some nerdy board game with your close friends. Especially in this time when we can’t exactly go out, board games are a great way to bond with your family or housemates. Ahead is a list of some literary-inspired board games that I found on the…… Continue reading Bookish Board Games
September 27-October 3 2020 is Banned Books Week!
Happy Banned Books Week! This annual celebration, which began in 1982, is dedicated to freedom of expression and the freedom to read and looks at all the books that have been banned for one reason or another. This event was launched around the same time as the court case Island Tree Schools District v. Pico,…… Continue reading September 27-October 3 2020 is Banned Books Week!
Places for Literary Lovers
So, the one thing I love as much as reading and writing is traveling. I want to travel the whole world. I’m going to go everywhere someday. On my bucket list are a few book-inspired placs. Hay-on-Wye, South Wales This town has over twenty bookstores in niche categories like children’s, historical, and vintage. There is…… Continue reading Places for Literary Lovers
Book vs Movie: The Hunger Games
My philosophy is that the book is always better. I even have a pin that says that! But some film adaptations are better than others. And some film adaptations are more popular than others. One trilogy that swept popular culture was The Hunger Games and I was obsessed, to the point I tweeted countdown quotes…… Continue reading Book vs Movie: The Hunger Games
Best Reading Spots
Where do you like to get cozy and snuggle up to a good book? The place I read the most has always been my bed. I figure beds were made for reading,; they’re nice and comfy. But I really miss taking a book out to a cafe and drinking coffee while I read like back…… Continue reading Best Reading Spots
Do YA books have merit?
Yes. In my opinion, they do. I think reading is reading and you shouldn’t be ashamed for liking what you like. However, some people think otherwise. Some people “hmm” and “haw” at the idea of reading young adult or “teen” novels. They think that it is not as sophisticated as classics or nonfiction books. As…… Continue reading Do YA books have merit?
How to Read More
Maybe you just got into reading. Maybe you want to start reading more. Maybe you’re behind on your Good-reads challenge. Maybe you love reading but just don’t have the time anymore! Whatever the case, here are some tips on how to read more: Carry a book everywhere. This is something I started doing so I…… Continue reading How to Read More
If you’re like me, you have reading lists that will never be completed. I will die before I read everything I want to–which is pretty much every book in the world. That being said, I own a fair amount of books now I haven’t gotten around to reading. Some are at my family home and…… Continue reading TBR Pile