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”

Author Spotlight: Colleen Hoover

Colleen Hoover’s novels have taken social media by storm. With intense, heart-wrenching writing and well developed characters, it’s no wonder her books are so popular. Hoover worked as a teacher and social worker before publishing her first book, Slammed, in 2012, and becoming a New York Times best selling author overnight. In the past decade,Continue reading “Author Spotlight: Colleen Hoover”

How to Make Reading a Habit

In a world of constant commotion, taking the time to breathe and open a book can feel like a luxury. Often times we find ourselves making “reading” one of our New Year’s resolutions or claim that we’ll read once life finally calms down. The reality is that we have to be intentional with our timeContinue reading “How to Make Reading a Habit”

5 Mangas to Read This Summer! (For Beginners)

With anime becoming increasingly popular in our mainstream media, I’ve decided to compile my top 5 manga from various genres. For those unfamiliar with anime, it’s regarded as Japanese animation in the United States. Manga is the graphic novel or comic book equivalent of anime. The majority of anime is adapted from manga, although notContinue reading “5 Mangas to Read This Summer! (For Beginners)”

Why You Shouldn’t Overlook Graphic Novels

Growing up with a love for all creative forms of fiction, I found myself most drawn to novels. I spent hours at a time immersed in the worlds presented to me; a book was on me at all times. Reading was always something I sought out on my own, never instructed. To my parents andContinue reading “Why You Shouldn’t Overlook Graphic Novels”

9 Fantastic Reading Locations To Enjoy A Book

The location of reading enhances your enjoyment of a book. Sometimes, the location is etched along with the story of the book in your memory. The place you read is that important. But different books are enjoyed in different settings. Read on to find out how. An Armchair By The Fireplace On a cold winterContinue reading “9 Fantastic Reading Locations To Enjoy A Book”