If you’re not yet familiar with bookstagram, I don’t know where you’ve been sleeping, but it’s now time for you to wake up. Bookstagram has completely blown up the online community of readers and is spreading fast among them like bushfire. It’s getting so popular. But anyways, now that you are up, what exactly is bookstagram? WHAT IS BOOKSTAGRAM? Now we’ve all heard the term ‘booktube’. People who post videos about books on youtube are booktubers. And the community of booktubers is booktube book + youtube = booktube Similarly, Bookstagram is people sharing their reading life through pictures of their books and their reading life on instagram. It’s pretty self explanatory – quite exactly what it sounds like: book + instagram = bookstagram WAYS TO DO BOOKSTAGRAM? There are many different ways to do bookstagram. Different people do bookstagram for different reasons and through different methods. Usually, people do it…

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Hey guys! So today I’m back with another book – related post. Today I want to talk about annotating your books. When I say this, I not only mean story books, but I am talking in general about books – text books, magazines, zines, newspapers, your old diaries or journals – anything you read a lot. I personally do this in storybooks and magazines.I also think this can be a great tip for organising a diary or journal. And it has changed my life. When I was a kid I used to be very paranoid about cracking my spines and turning corners of my books – I was so paranoid about it that I barely was able to make out the words on the pages – reading was literally difficult. However, recently I have had a complete shift of opinion. Because now, it’s not fun anymore. It’s not fun to read – to…

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I’m not a very big fan of short stories. To be honest, I hate them, though I’ve hypocritically written a few, but I’ve always preferred long, ever-lasting series of novels. However, all my thoughts on short stories were completely shifted by this book, which you probably know what it is – Tales of Beedle the Bard by J. K. Rowling. Harry Potter is one of my`favourite series of all time, no doubt. It was what got me into reading, and into series. But Harry Potter doesn’t end at Deathly Hallows. Going into this collection, I was skeptical because I didn’t want to ruin my view of J. K. Rowling as a great author, since I actually hated short stories. But I went into it anyway. And I was greatly shocked at how amazing this book was. Everything from the aesthetically pleasing page layout to the cute stories and the olden writing style…

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Hi guys! So today I decided to loosen up. My last two post were really kinda serious and I just wanted to return back to my forte, which is books (because I always sound like a cliche when I try to be serious and when I’m giving advice. So this week’s post is going to be all about life hacks all book lovers NEED to know. I’m a very cheap person, and I cannot let an opportunity for free stuff go away like that. And over 12 years of discovering the world or books, three major ways of getting free or cheap books have been brought to my  attention. FREE EBOOKS? Did anyone know? DID anyone know? That you can put a pdf on kindle? WHAT?! I know, right? It’s crazy. Now a lot of books don’t have pdfs, but some do. Before going to Amazon, I always like to…

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Hey everyone! So today I’m going to be doing a review on Wonder by R. J. Palacio. I’ve been putting this review off for so long because I wasn’t sure how to sum it up. The book was hard to describe in words without getting carried away with my own thoughts – because I cannot express how much this book moved me. So basically, we focus on this boy called August – or Auggie – who has been born with a face deformity. August is sent to school first time in fifth grade where he obviously has to face a lot of struggles and bullying. That’s all I can really say without spoiling your for this wonder. For some overall thoughts: I read this right after All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven. As I mentioned in my review and in my Cozy Day Reads post, both these books are moving. While All the Bright Places changed me in a different sense, Wonder had…

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