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5 Things Book Lovers Can Relate To

For the completely uninterested, books are just pieces of paper bound together. Sometimes these books have lovely covers and he/she can at least appreciate it. Then, there’s the die-hard book lover who would cry buckets of tears if someone told them they could never read a book again. Or worse: their entire book collection disappears without a trace. Book lovers, ...

5 Reasons Why You Should Read The Great Gatsby

If you haven’t heard of the F. Scot Fitzgerald’s timeless Classic The Great Gatsby, you may have watched or heard of the 2012 movie adaptation starring Titanic heart-throb Leonardo De Caprio and Spider-Man’s Toby Maguire, just to name a few. Maybe you’ve heard of people throwing Gatsby-style parties. Those glittering flapper dresses and headbands were everywhere at one point. I’ve ...

Zayn Malik Releases Autobiography

Musician Zayn Malik has penned his autobiography and it’s to be released sooner than you might expect. The 23 year old former One Direction singer, who’s in a relationship with supermodel Gigi Hadid, launched his solo career with an album just eight months ago after departing the band in early 2014 and has hit the headlines lately with cancellations of his concert dates ...

6 Types of Fiction-book Readers

I know you’re probably thinking ‘here we go again. Another article trying to out everything into types.’ Well, loosen up and don’t fret because this article is just a little bit of fun. Who knows, a fellow bookworm might actually read this and think, ‘oh, I’m that type of reader sometimes.’ The beautiful truth about readers is that they are all unique. So, sit back and relax; see if you can find yourself in this list of 6 types of fiction-book readers.
The Quick Reader





There’s always that one friend who reads at the speed of lightening. I don’t know how but they manage to do it. That one friend (or more) gets through a chunky backpack-breaking novel in a few days, or even a couple of hours. How impressive and scary!
The Slow Reader





The slow reader: you’re at the opposite end of the spectrum. It’s takes days, weeks or even months to finish a novel. That’s just how you read and you love it. You get to live in the imaginary world of your book for longer. Sometimes

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5 Reasons Why You Should Read Chick-Lit Novels

I know what you are thinking: ‘Chick-Lit, why would I read that rubbish?’ Well, you are missing out on some darn good books. I think the Chick-Lit genre is so fun to read! So, stop what you are doing, get rid of that ‘you’re boring me to death book’ and let your reading be transformed.   Down To Earth and ...

5 of the best books to inspire travel

During this time of the year work commitments and university deadlines start to take their tole and sometimes it’s just nice to get away. If you can’t find time to venture abroad to warmer climates, get your fill of escapism through the writings of others. After all, picking up a book is a lot cheaper than a booking a flight… Here’s ...

7 Classic Novels To Add To Your Bookshelf

What’s a bookshelf without a few loved classic novels? Imagine curling up with a warm drink to a tale that transports you to the green fields of a Victorian country-side, the streets of fashionable London, or the southern ranches of North America. Have no clue what classics to add to your bookshelf? Worry not, bookworms. Here are 7 classic novels to ...

When A Novel Becomes A Film

For decades, it seems like film directors have a radar for novels that could  become a film- fanatic or a book-worm’s dream. From Bram Stroker’s Dracula and F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby to John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars, book-lovers have had the joy of seeing their best-loved novels transferred to the big screen. Sylvia Plath’s The Bell Jar and ...

Book review – Harry Potter and the Cursed Child – Parts 1 and 2

Even for a writer such as me, it is quite hard to put down in words, the myriad of emotions that I felt after reading this book. Amongst all of them though , one feeling tops the list – that of wanting more! More of Harry, more of Albus and in short, more of the magical world of Hogwarts. And for a crazed Potter fan ...

7 Ways To Say ‘I Love You’ To A Book-lover

Sometimes fictional characters give such heart-warming declarations of love that it brings a tear to the eye. The likes of Jane Austen knew how to say ‘I love you’ in heartfelt fashion. For those with a book-lover significant others, grab a pen and paper, have your smartphones out and ready. Here are 7  ways to say ‘I love you’ in ...

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