Books

5 tips to read those classics you’ve been avoiding

So, you bought a famous classic book that you really want to read someday? And you are starting to wonder if someday will really come? I know that feeling. There's a deluxe version of Anna Karenina looking skeptically at me every time I stand in front of my bookshelf, because I've been avoiding it. I don't worry, though. I've learned to deal with this "I want to read the classics but not right now, thank you" feeling. I hope my findings might be useful for you!

Owlcrate June 2016 Unboxing

Recently I discovered this Young Adult subscription box called Owlcrate. Owlcrate is a subscription service that each month sends you a surprise book (either a Young Adult or Adult 16+ novel) as well as 3-5 bookish keepsakes such as figures, bookmarks, jewelry, stickers, socks, etc. Each box has different theme related to literature.

I thought about getting my first box for a couple of weeks, since each month costs $29.99 + shipping. Finally, I ordered June's box since the theme was... ROYALTY.  Here's my unboxing.


10 tips on how to read more books

The famous quote by Frank Zappa "So many books, so little time" might be the most popular saying among book lovers. A busy schedule, post-book hangovers and lack of inspiration are some of the reasons why we are not reading as much as we would like, that's why I compiled this list with 10 tips and resources to read more books (or die trying).