5 Un-put-down-able Books

Who doesn’t love a good thrller? They’re not as ‘comforting’ as cozy mysteries but far more exciting. Here are 5 of my favourites: 1.The Testaments by Margaret Atwood 2. The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood 3. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo series by Stieg Larrson 4. Angels & Demons by Dan Brown 5. The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides Note : The two Margaret … Continue reading 5 Un-put-down-able Books

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5 Features of an Ideal Bookstore

Most of are blogging community are avid readers. Although many people buy their books online now or don’t visit bookstores for fear of Covid , everyone can remember what fun they used to be . Today I ask you to imagine: your ideal bookstore and 5 awesome features you would like it to have Here’s my list : 1. An unlimited exchange policy. 2. A … Continue reading 5 Features of an Ideal Bookstore

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Blogging Insights NF # 52 — Reading

TODAY’S QUOTE: “The first step in blogging is not writing them but reading them.“~Jeff Jarvis MY THOUGHTS: If only someone had told me this way back in 2017 when I first thought of blogging . Back then, I wasted a lot of time watching YouTube videos on how to blog. Only some of these videos were any good. The majority were a waste of time … Continue reading Blogging Insights NF # 52 — Reading

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5 “Un-finishable” Books

For the past few weeks we have been talking about our favourite books. For 5ThingsTuesday this week, let’s do something different. Let’s list some unfinished or Un-finishable books. Here’s my list: War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy Maybe I made the attempt to read it too early, I must have been about fourteen or fifteen. I got through the “peace” times and urban settings quite … Continue reading 5 “Un-finishable” Books

5 Things Tuesday – Beating the Pandemic Blues

Last Tuesday we did a post on your five most common emotions during the pandemic. Going through all your responses, the balance was predominantly negative – sadness, anger, frustration, loneliness and many similar ones. Yet we have come through the last 14 to 18 months somehow. This week I ask you to list the ways you kept those pandemic blues at bay. Here is my … Continue reading 5 Things Tuesday – Beating the Pandemic Blues

Blogging Insights — Reading Inspo

I was going to call today’s episode Book Inspo but soon remembered that many of you now read on electronic devices. This is the fourth and final part of the inspiration series. TODAY’S QUESTION Does what you read influence or inspire what you write? MY ANSWER I like to think that whatever I write is inspired by or is based on all that I have … Continue reading Blogging Insights — Reading Inspo

Sunday Poser # 31 — Monthly Reading

Week 31 of Sunday Poser, a very interesting series by Sadje of Keep it Alive: The question this week is; Do you love reading? How many books do you read per week, or per month? Ever since I learned to read I have been in love with books and reading. Luckily, this was something that my parents (book lovers themselves) encouraged. As a child I … Continue reading Sunday Poser # 31 — Monthly Reading

Blogging Insights # 34- Reading Habits — Reblog from Keep it alive

Tanya is the host of Blogging Insight series. Her Question this week; Do you think that reading is an important prerequisite for writing well? If so, what kind of reading material inspires or affects your writing? ~*~ I think reading helps us tremendously if we want to write well. Some people instinctively have great writing […] via Blogging Insights # 34- Reading Habits — Keep it … Continue reading Blogging Insights # 34- Reading Habits — Reblog from Keep it alive