February’s Book Club Pick: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

This is one of my favorite books of all time and I’m so happy to announce this months book club pick. Last month’s pick was Lolita and it was an interesting read, but many readers found it hard to connect with the text in the beginning. But this month, I wanted to choose a book that goes in theme with Valentine’s Day, but also a book that is more than just a romance book. This book talks about family dynamics, feminism, and about the theme of “money talks.” So please please please, join me this month in reading this classic.

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The Ongoing Struggle of Reading Books in A Digital Era (video)

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)

Is Your New Year’s Resolution to Read More Books? Here are 12 tips

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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