Worldcon: There and back again?

This is a tale of a booklovers journey to this years Worldcon, at the same time on the other side of the world, and right here on his living room. Worldcons, for those not acquainted, are fan driven science fiction and fantasy conventions, which are held yearly.  Every year the con is held in a … Continue reading Worldcon: There and back again?

“Dear Bugs and Other Scary Stories” by Maša Kolanović

“Dear bugs and other scary stories” by Maša Kolanović is this year's EU prize winner for literature. And I can state without any doubt – with a full right. Although this is the first work from the young Croatian author I have read, I can not deny the quality of her work that has long … Continue reading “Dear Bugs and Other Scary Stories” by Maša Kolanović

A Quest for an E-Reader

As long as I’ve been a reader, I’ve favored physical books over all other mediums. Though I have to admit, there weren’t e-books when I was younger, you either read, or you listen to audiobooks, or both, or neither, so the choices were more limited. And physical books have stayed as the thing for me … Continue reading A Quest for an E-Reader

10 Reasons Why Being a Bookworm Makes Life Better

Books aren't just a static form of entertainment to turn towards during a boring hour in your life. No, bookworms know that reading is one of the best parts of life. And here are twelve reasons why.

Guess These Books by Their First Two Lines

Alright, bookworms! It's time for another guess-the-book challenge. We had so much fun last year with the first challenge that we decided to do it again. Can you guess the title and/or author of these twenty books, just from the first two lines? The rules are the same as last time; no prologues and we started with … Continue reading Guess These Books by Their First Two Lines

Writing Machines of the 20th Century

A startlingly high concentration of prolific penmen/women were active in the twentieth century, and are listed here, as the most efficient writing machines of the twentieth century.