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Five Overrated Books

I usually only post about books I love on my blog but this post is a bit different as I'm sure you can tell from the title. Today, I'm going to be discussing the 5 books I believe to be hyperbolically overrated as far as the online book community is concerned

Books I’m Reading for Bisexual Visibility Week

As it's currently Bisexual Visibility or Awareness week, an international celebration that is observed annually from 16 - 23 September, I've compiled a line-up of books with bi characters that I'm hoping to finish by the end of this month.

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

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.

E-Books..? I’ll pass

I personally love physical books and nurture fantasies of one day having my own personal library or boon of escapism from the world, but routinely switching between different reading formats keeps the practice stimulating and engaging.