Why I Read the Last Line of a Book Before I Finish It, and Why You Should Too

A new and fun challenge to spice up your reading and writing habit. When you pick up a book at the store, the first thing you probably do is read the first few lines to get a feel of the story. Your mind does not even consider reading the last line because it probably contains spoilers,Continue reading “Why I Read the Last Line of a Book Before I Finish It, and Why You Should Too”

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Working as a Bookseller Convinced me to Always Prioritize Books

At face value, books may seem like merely inanimate objects, but they are far more than that. I’ve always been a reader, but sometimes it has been more of a priority than others due to the course of life. I often tell people I didn’t read for three years whilst I was at university, butContinue reading “Working as a Bookseller Convinced me to Always Prioritize Books”

Audiobooks Aren’t for Me — Here’s Why

Being late to the party, I thought it was time to give them a go, but it’s safe to say I was disappointed. In 2020, audiobooks’ sales grew on average at a rate of 25–30% and made up around a third of the overall book market. As the pandemic set in, people turned to read inContinue reading “Audiobooks Aren’t for Me — Here’s Why”

I Switched from Reading Fiction to Fact — And Now I Want to Go back

After years of exclusively reading non-fiction, fiction now feels more appealing. Like a lot of people, I was an enthusiastic reader as a child. I would steamroll my way through various book series, from Asterix to A Series Of Unfortunate Of Events. Sadly, my passion for reading dwindled somewhat during my years in high school. Upon reflection, IContinue reading “I Switched from Reading Fiction to Fact — And Now I Want to Go back”