Is it time to challenge the traditional notion of happily ever afters? Are we as readers ready to accept more realistic romance novels? Is it time we embrace alternative endings and allow the authors to tell the stories they want?
While being a book blogger is a great way to share our love of books, we must also take stock of our roles as readers and creators. I share with you what I consider my responsibilities as a book blogger and a reader to maintain ethical blogging standards.
Taking a leaf out of Daniel Pennac’s book, The Rights of the Reader, I share with you my Bill of Rights as a book blogger. Some controversial, some evident. All in all, principles I believe in as a book blogger.
Books have the power to heal. Join me as I take you on a personal journey. How books have supported me during the darkest phases of my life. How they have helped improve my emotional well-being over the decades. And how they provide solace when my body is in rebel mode.
As an army kid, I have had access to numerous libraries. But some will always have a special place in my heart. Read on as I celebrate the libraries that have shaped the reader I am.
ARC, DNF, Backlist, Canon. Do these terms sound Greek to you? Today I share some bookish terms every book lover must know. If you are a new book reviewer overwhelmed with the jargon or a seasoned one looking to brush up on your vocabulary, I am sure these terms will help you enhance your book blogging.
Some of us read a book and are able to recall every detail. And some struggle to remember the book we read just a few months back. It is not about what we read but how we read. If you are one of the latter, follow these simple tips to remember what you read.
Reading your favorite book, have you come across a cleverly hidden reference to another book or series? Noticed a tiny detail and felt it had a deeper meaning? A garbled text that didn’t make sense but was a puzzle to solve? You may have discovered a literary Easter egg.
I am sure you are well aware about how beneficial reading is for mental health. Today I share with you time-tested tips on how to read to boost mental health. Tips that I swear by. Tips that apply to both avid and new readers.
It is often argued that reading challenges kill the joy of reading. That it becomes all one big race or competition. How do I balance the reading challenges with the joy of reading? I share my tips and experiences that can help you make them more enjoyable.