Reading Slumps- Remedies + Recommendations

Read a thousand books, and your words will flow like a river. – Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, Lisa See When’s the last time you had one; a reading slump? Maybe it’s because you’ve been busy adulting and just can’t seem to find the time to read. Or perhaps you just finished an amazingContinue reading “Reading Slumps- Remedies + Recommendations”

To annotate or not to annotate?

That’s the question and of course I would like to hear your answer. So you’re reading a book (for the sake of this conversation it’s a book you own) and you come across a quote or passage you love. Do you: a) underline or highlight it and write notes in your book b) write itContinue reading “To annotate or not to annotate?”

Reading the Classics – Tips

“The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries.” – Descartes Do you feel intimidated when someone talks about classic literature? Do you think classics are dull and boring reserved for required school reading and discussion? Fear not fellow readers, speaking from experience, that’s not the wayContinue reading “Reading the Classics – Tips”

The Classics Club

Challenge accepted! What exactly is that challenge? At lunch today I was reading one of my bookstagram buddy’s blog and discovered this classics book club/ challenge and thought count me in! But wait let me see what it’s all about and if I can manage this amongst my other bookish shenanigans. So here’s the 411Continue reading “The Classics Club”

How do you read your books?

There was a time not so far in the distant past when I told myself I would only read books in a hard copy format. eReader, absolutely not; tablet, nope, I don’t think so! I was convinced I needed to have a physical book in my hand. Like many today, I spend enough time atContinue reading “How do you read your books?”