5 Attributes of a Good Reading Spot

I believe that you can enjoy a good book anywhere, but there are qualities that can make one reading spot preferable to another. You might be wondering what makes or breaks an adequate reading location… Luckily, I’ve made a list of some factors that can help make a reading location ideal. So without further ado,Continue reading “5 Attributes of a Good Reading Spot”

7 Places To Enjoy a Good Book

Reading is one of my all-time favorite things to do. However, I’ve found that reading in bed over and over again can get old after awhile. Sometimes, it can be really enjoyable to visit a place specifically for reading. I’ve come up with a list of some great reading spots to spark your imagination. HereContinue reading “7 Places To Enjoy a Good Book”

Meet the Writers: Bookshelf Tour with Samantha Velie

A bookshelf tour is one of the easiest ways to get to know a person. You can see the different genres someone enjoys, the fantastical worlds they like to escape into, and even the topics they choose to learn about. Today I’ll be giving you a look at some of my favorite books in myContinue reading “Meet the Writers: Bookshelf Tour with Samantha Velie”

Five Books to Cozy Up with This Fall

If you’re anything like me, you’re looking forward to wrapping up in a fluffy blanket, nursing warm drink, and indulging in a book that serves up all the right spooky or cozy vibes for Autumn. As the temperature drops and we find ourselves spending more time inside, this season is a great opportunity to catchContinue reading “Five Books to Cozy Up with This Fall”

Meet the Writers: Bookshelf Tour with Alexandra Baumbusch

In order to get to know a little bit more about me, I thought I’d share a tour of my bookshelf, or maybe more aptly, my book-bucket. Any avid reader dreams of a quiet library filled with their most-loved books in an array of shelves from top to bottom. However, while living at home, myContinue reading “Meet the Writers: Bookshelf Tour with Alexandra Baumbusch”

Understanding Clichés and Tropes

Cliches and tropes have been around for centuries, embedding themselves into the minds of readers and subconsciously shaping their preferences. The villain with a tragic past, the secretive new girl in town, the small town dreamer turned epic hero: these are just a few examples of common literary tropes. How have authors used these classicContinue reading “Understanding Clichés and Tropes”

5 Dark Academia Novel Recommendations Based on Their Aesthetics

Dark academia is among the most popular aesthetics readers search for when looking for a new book. An aesthetic that puts a dark veil over classical academia, one that’s filled with old libraries, pleated uniform skirts, loafers, and skulls filled with melting candles. If you’re looking to peer into mysterious student life, fantastical dilemmas, andContinue reading “5 Dark Academia Novel Recommendations Based on Their Aesthetics”

Making Reading Fun for Children

Reading is both a skill and joy usually acquired at a young age. Every child’s experience is unique and it’s important to take into account every child’s needs and desires while walking alongside them in their reading journey. Below I’ve curated a few things to consider when helping a child find passion and curiosity forContinue reading “Making Reading Fun for Children”

How Listening to Music Can Help You Read

Reading is a magical thing, but sometimes, it can be pretty challenging to focus. Is listening to music a reasonable solution for this? Surprisingly, yes: depending on your individual learning style, reading along to music might make the act of reading easier. The rest of this article will discuss the five main benefits of thisContinue reading “How Listening to Music Can Help You Read”