46 Book Puns & Pickup Lines That Will Make You Smile

46 Book Puns & Pickup Lines That Will Make You Smile

Although corny, every book worm secretly loves cheesy book puns and pickup lines. It’s one of those things that only readers understand, but every time we hear a reference to our favorite books or reading, we smile inside. So here’s a whole list of them for you to enjoy. Don’t worry. We won’t tell anyone […]

21 Benefits of Reading Everyone Can Enjoy

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“Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.” —Joseph Addison You know what they say, reading six minutes a day keeps the doctor away—or at least they should. From de-stressing to deciphering others’ emotions, here’s all the incredible benefits of reading that prove why reading is a must-do. #1 Reading exercises our brain by […]

20 Inspiring Book Sculptures

20 Inspiring Book Sculptures

In 2010, a number of anonymous book sculptures began to appear around Edinburgh. They were left as gifts in libraries, museums and cultural institutions, attached to brief notes that said some variety of “thank you.” The artist is still anonymous, but the artwork continues to amaze and inspire. Book sculpting isn’t just a Scottish phenomenon. Check out some […]

Abandoned Libraries Will Break Your Book-Loving Heart

Abandoned Libraries Will Break Your Book-Loving Heart

Few places are as chilling as abandoned libraries. Despair, Inc. could certainly use them to demotivate writers. If you’re like me, you may be wondering how a library even becomes abandoned? I mean, if you’re going to abandon a library how about you just give it to me instead. It’s always been my dream to live […]

5 Suggestions for Choosing the Best Cookbook

5 Suggestions for Choosing the Best Cookbook

The cookbook section of the bookstore seems too large. Its size is baffling when one considers how nearly all recipes are on websites or in magazines alongside ‘handy tips’ for color-coordinating the kitchen and dining room tablecloth. Why would one purchase a cookbook with these other options? Is it tradition? Tangibility? The attractive photographs? It […]

Good Books About Organizing

Good Books About Organizing

Looking for some motivation and inspiration to get your home more organized and functional? Organizing your home can feel overwhelming, but these great books can help you learn techniques that will work for you. It won’t be easy, but you will learn how to break tasks up into manageable steps so that you can have […]

7 Dangers of Reading

You were probably systematically encouraged to read books straight after learning your ABC’s and the word ‘cat.’ Maybe that encouragement was necessary for your academic development, but for those of us who love reading naturally, reading too much can pose dangers that Reading Rainbow never mentioned. If you’re a heavy reader, take a moment to consider these […]

How to Create a Relaxing Reading Space

How to Create a Relaxing Reading Space

If you’re a book lover, you’ve probably always dreamed of having a cozy library where you can curl up and lose yourself in a good book. When done right, a library or reading nook can be the most wonderful space for you to relax, unwind, and enjoy your favorite books. Whether you have a whole […]

6 Tips for Keeping Your Books and TBR List Organized

Love to read? Me too! I love to read everything and anything I can get my hands on. My life is a never-ending cycle of collecting book recommendations and books faster than I can read and organize them. Keeping my books in order is pretty much the bain of my existence. So, if you’re like […]

How to Set Up a Daily Reading Aloud Time with Your Child

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There can never be enough emphasis put on the importance of reading. The benefits are endless, and there really is a genre for every taste. For adults, reading helps relieve stress, helps mental stimulation, grows your knowledge and expands your analytical thinking skills. Kids also enjoy all these benefits, as well as having their imagination […]