Did I guess correctly? Looking back at my FIVE 5-Star Predictions
In today’s post, I’ll be discussing my thoughts on the FIVE books I predicted would be 5-Star reads back in April, earlier this year. I will be answering the question; Were these books as life-changing as monumental as I had initially hoped?
Book Discussion Video | Structural racism And Denialism in Britain
Today I thought I would share my most recent Booktube video here on my blog as well. I develop the themes of structural racism and denialism in Britain with the help of some non-fiction books I’ve read recently.
A Coffeeholic does the Coffee Book Tag!
My mornings usually begin with freshly ground European black coffee with a hint of almond milk. As convoluted as that sounds, its actually delicious! Truth be told, I’ve been trying to move away from having coffee first thing in the morning of late, in favour of water or herbal tea. But despite my attempts at…
Book Bloggers Share Their Favourite Books of 2021 So Far
For today’s post, I teamed up with some fellow bloggers in the book community to share with you our Top 3 books of 2021 So Far! I’m so excited to be sharing my first ever collaborative post with you all, which wouldn’t have been possible without the help of all the lovely bloggers featured below.…
Bookish Podcasts Worth Listening To
Nothing complements the monotony of a repetitive task like listening to an audiobook. Right? I agree, but lately I’ve also found that listening to Bookish podcasts can be just as conducive to getting all those boringly tedious tasks out of the way
Queer books I still need to read this month!
We’ve now reached the tail end of June but there are still some LGBTQ+ books that I’m planning to read before the end of this most important month.
Books I want to read because of Netflix
Lockdown in the U.K. is set to start easing in the coming months. But with many of us still spending most of our time at home, I’ve been coping with the challenges of quarantine and working from home by not only reading but by spending an inordinate amount of binge-worthy hours streaming Netflix TV shows.
How to get out of a Reading Slump
One of the most crucial signs you know you’re a bookworm, apart from the collective buy-a-new-book-everytime-you-walk-into-a-bookshop punctilio, is reading slumps. We’ve all been there at one point or another, in that state of dormancy, that visceral feeling of drought, where we feel plagued by our own inactivity.
Why do I read diversely? Performative reading and virtue-signalling
Many argue that reading diversely carries no real weight compared with the practical hands-on work of protesting, making donations, signing petitions and vocalizing your opposition of the displacement and violence towards ethnically repressed groups. I agree with this sentiment and the view that reading diversely has in some way become a performance for many readers.
How to read multiple books at once
Because of the amount of books that I’m still yet to read, some of which sit on my bookshelf staring at me pleadingly, with anxious spines, I’ve had to learn the art of reading multiple books at once so that I can get through my never-ending TBR a bit more swiftly. In today’s post, I’m…