My 2021 Reads: A Thorough Analysis of my Reading Stats

2021 had been quite a good year for me in terms of reading. Not only did I get closer to my ideal reading goal but also fell more in love with reading. As a birthday present, I also bought my first ever e-reader and has been able to cover a lot more books, thanks to… Continue reading My 2021 Reads: A Thorough Analysis of my Reading Stats

Book Review #17: ‘Creating Gods’

Note: A big thanks to the author, Omar Newtown Wilson, for sending me a copy of Creating Gods: The truth about you in 30 minutes in exchange for my honest review. Name: Creating Gods: The truth about you in 30 minutes Author: Omar Newton Wilson Genre: Self-help, Non-fiction Book in One Sentence Creating Gods: The… Continue reading Book Review #17: ‘Creating Gods’

When You Should Allow Yourself To DNF Books?

In one of my recent posts, I justified the reasons to DNF a book. I strongly believe in curating your life as much as possible in terms of value and optimisation. However, I also believe in giving chances. And that extends to books and reading too. So, in today's post, I will be talking about… Continue reading When You Should Allow Yourself To DNF Books?

In Defense of DNF: Why you should allow yourself to quit a book?

I am a completionist. If you do not know what that means, well, then, let me explain - the term is mainly used in the gaming world. Somebody who is a completionist would give as much time and energy to the side missions as they would to the main quest. A person who is not,… Continue reading In Defense of DNF: Why you should allow yourself to quit a book?

Why should you read?

I was 8 years old when my dad issued Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone from the library for me. Although I do not remember the exact moment about how I felt when I opened the book and started reading, the very concept of a story opened up a whole new world for me. A… Continue reading Why should you read?

Why don’t I participate in reading challenges anymore?

If you have a Goodreads account and log into it, the first thing that catches your eyes is the Goodreads Reading Challenge. Set apart from its usual colour template, it is quite easy to be noticed. And quite hard to ignore. Reading challenges have become common over the last few years. It is a great… Continue reading Why don’t I participate in reading challenges anymore?

Is reading fiction a waste of time?

As a literature student, reading fiction is a part of my life. However, barring that, I'd like to think that I love reading books. While I love picking up a non-fiction every now and then for creating a better and more optimised life for myself, the majority of my reading list consists of fiction books.… Continue reading Is reading fiction a waste of time?

Audiobooks, eBooks or Paperbacks – a Comparison

On one of my previous posts, a fellow blogger pointed out an issue with audiobooks. Every advice is great but as far as audio books are concerned, well they don’t have the smell of the books🤷‍♀️🤷‍♀️ This made me think about writing a blog post regarding the pros and cons of the various mediums for… Continue reading Audiobooks, eBooks or Paperbacks – a Comparison

How to get out of a reading slump?

I love reading. I love books. But let's face it! I have experienced reading slump every now and then. And I know, this is not uncommon for many readers out there! Life happens, sometimes, unexpectedly and we get stuck in a rut. However, if we don't try to get out of it, it can take… Continue reading How to get out of a reading slump?