Part of the blog this year will focus on my personal journey. And as such I am going to include lists with things I have learned from my reads, things I loved, things that changed the way I think. First up I am going to focus on characters that inspired me. And the Authors behindContinue reading “Inspirational characters and what they have taught me”
One of my favorite parts of reading, is the book dedications. Authors pour blood, sweat and tears into their work and very often readers forget the sacrifice and dedication that can go into a novel. This year I have found so many great dedications that stood out. These ones were some of my favorites. DoContinue reading “Favorite Book dedications (2019 edition)”
It’s that time of the year where we love to spoil the ones we love. But sometimes getting the right gift can be nerve racking and expensive. Especially when you have a long list of loved ones to get gifts for. Budgeting becomes your best friend during this time and hopefully the list below helpsContinue reading “Great bookish gifts”
We are on the brink on November which means we have literally only weeks left in this year, before publishers swarm us with new amazing adventures and stories for 2020. And as with all things festive, it’s the time of the year where budgets and wish lists become a continuous topic of discussion. And with so many great books out there, what is a girl to do?
It’s time to get in formation. Booknerds, this is not a drill. The Bargain Books Warehouse Sale is upon us. I had the chance to sneak a peek behind the curtains last week to see what’s in store for us in the YA section — and it’s epic! I’m talking stacks upon stacks of books. Veritable book mountains. It’s glorious. And to help you in your selection process, I’ve made a list.
Spring is finally here, and with the arrival of longer days, I find myself craving dark reads. Might be a yin and yang thing *shrugs* or that I’m a coward who needs the daylight hours to guide me through fiction’s dim and spooky corners (I’m looking at you here, Chalk Man). Whatever the reason mayContinue reading “10 Thrillers to Rock Your Fictional Life -That You Can Find at the Bargain Books Warehouse Sale”
Tips on how to achieve your reading goals
It is that time! In less than a week it will be another Bargain books warehouse sale. Time to clear some space on your shelf, start making your wishlists. To help you prepare I have compiled a few tips that will help you make success of this shopping endeavour.
Any good reader knows, that the reading experience is just as important as the book. The right environment is just as crucial to a submersive experience. So before you begin planning your weekend TBR list, here are some things you might want to consider getting ready in preparation for a reading marathon.
I literally cannot walk past a bookshop without going in. And very often I do not walk out empty handed. I would find a great coffee shop and sit down and start reading. There have been times when I would realise that I do not have a bookmark with me. So here is a list of alternative bookmarks that you can easily use should you land in a similar situation.