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
Reading in the Time of Corona – Five Tips for Booklovers
Here are few tips on how to go with your social distancing, the booklover way.
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.
12 Books That Punch You Right in the Feels For February
These are the books to reach for when you want that cathartic feeling of emptying out your tear ducts.
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
The bad, the ugly and the creepy – 9 of Fiction’s scariest characters
Feel free to dim the lights for dramatic effect.
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.
Is Maas Too Sexy for YA to Handle?
Let's look at it from the two different sides.