This week's Top Ten Tuesday topic, hosted by The Broke and The Bookish, is about the books I'd want my children to read. It will come as no surprise that many of us will picks book we've read and loved as children; we might pick books that meant a lot to us and out of… Continue reading [Belle’s Bookish Tales] WHAT’S SO BAD ABOUT READING CHILDREN’S BOOKS?
Besides the occasional trip to my university’s academic libraries, I’ve never had the pleasure to visit a local public library. Perhaps I’ve been looking in the wrong places but as far as I can remember public libraries, in my mind, were an extravagant and fictional place. You can tell how bad my ignorance was. After… Continue reading [Belle’s Bookish Tales] GROWING UP WITHOUT ACCESS TO A PUBLIC LIBRARY
Honestly, I have no clue how I got into reading indie books. I don't even remember which was the first book I picked up! In case you're wondering, indie authors are those who self-publish their books and are involved in the creative and technicality areas of their books. Indie authors still do work editors, designers,… Continue reading [Belle’s Bookish Tales] FOUR INDIE AUTHORS I DISCOVERED & LOVED!
This comes more from my experience with depression than anything else. Blogging burnout and reading slumps, what? I’ll admit it’s hard for me to distinguish whether it’s a burnout, a slump, or just depression. All I know is that I’ve lost my creativity and my concentration has gone haywire. What makes it even worse is… Continue reading [Belle’s Bookish Tales] BLOGGING BLUES (aka my depression) + 6 TIPS TO KEEP YOUR BLOG ALIVE
This might seem like an unusual topic to bring up especially in a community that celebrates reading, but let's talk about this so I can make YOU feel guilty for GUILT TRIPPING other readers. Reading guilt. It sounds so much like an oxymoron that I’m tempted to cackle. To be perfectly honest, we've all held… Continue reading [Belle’s Bookish Tales] BOOKISH STEREOTYPES WE SHOULD LET GO OF