It is SUPER embarrassing that this English BA Graduate hasn’t finished a book in 5 months. Nevertheless, it’s even more embarrassing for a book blogger. My job at the beginning of lockdown was to become a full time reader and blogger for this site and I FAILED. And for that, I’m sorry. I apologize if you subscribed to my blog hopping for weekly book reviews, tips and tricks, and book related content. But you know what I did that is even better? Started my own small business.
I sell stickers and mystery books on Etsy! Isn’t that crazy?!? That venture is for a separate blog post. Nevertheless the delay, here are my reasons why I haven’t finished a book in 5 months, and why you should learn from my mistakes:
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What is a bullet journal? A literal definition of a bullet journal is a journal that uses dots rather than lines. The dots are used as a guide to create charts, and shapes. A figurative definition of a bullet journal is a journal that you customize to your own liking. Bullet journals are for the planners that hate traditional planners because truth is, everyone has … Continue reading Bullet Journal Spreads and Ideas for Book Readers and Bloggers
Everyone around the world is forced to be at home and practice social distancing. Now that we are forced to to stay home, we should take advantage of this time to read, create, and relax. Below I have my list of ideas to kill the boredom, read more books, create book marks and book covers, and most importantly, multiple ways to challenge your mind.
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This is a question that I’m thinking to myself as I’m reading what others have to say about American Dirt. Many book reviewers are choosing to silence the criticism and read the book, and conclude their own thoughts.
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Above is a must watch documentary by Max Joseph, the star from MTV hit series “Catfish,” where Max tackles the idea of reading in a digital era. In this documentary he travels across the world to bookstores and interviews many different people on how to read in the era. This documentary was extremely interesting and insightful. This is a must watch video for all book … Continue reading The Ongoing Struggle of Reading Books in A Digital Era (video)
I’m so happy you’ve clicked on this blog post, because that means you want to read books. Reading is a wonderful exercise that helps stimulate the mind, relax, and most importantly, help you reflect on your life.
I ask everyone if they read books and more often than not, they reply with, “No, I don’t have time.”
Reading requires effort. You have to put in the effort and time to read.
Reading is fun. Books are designed to make us feel. You can read a book and have a completely different interpretation than someone else. Books is something that has been used for centuries as a mode of communication. Before there were paperback and hardcover books, there were scrolls in Egypt. In the 1930s, books were Penguin Publisher started selling books at newsstands for the price of a pack of cigarettes.
Remember: books are political. For decades, countries have banned books that limit what we read. Books have the ability to tell us stories that inspire our everyday actions.
So whether you are avid reader or a beginner, here are some tips and tricks for those hoping to get back into the joy of reading.
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I’m a book lover like most English graduates and because we live in a digital era, there are so many ways to read books. Nowadays, you can read books on apps, online, in audio with audiobooks, e-readers, and the old fashion way, through physical books. There are so many ways to read a book that it could be a bit overwhelming. So without much delay, here is what this English graduate recommends.
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A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies . . . The man who never reads lives only one.George R.R. Martin