The Reading Life

For National Book Lovers Day, 5 Reasons to Read

The bookish interwebs are buzzing today with fun and funny tributes to National Book Lovers Day, celebrated on Aug. 9 each year. For some of us (like me!), every day is book lovers day. But I feel the spirit of setting aside one day a year to acknowledge and celebrate what you treasure. I mean,… Continue reading For National Book Lovers Day, 5 Reasons to Read

The Reading Life

Why I’m rereading Harry Potter, again

I’ve mentioned before that I first discovered the Harry Potter series when I was looking for a children’s book to read in Greek. This is because reading children’s books is one way I maintain my language skills (or try to, anyway). The book engaged me so much that I ended up consuming it in one… Continue reading Why I’m rereading Harry Potter, again

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#BBAW: 5 books that inspired me to do and be better

Today I feel inspired by The Estella Society’s Book Blogger Appreciation Week, going on Feb. 15 – 19. The day one challenge: “Introduce yourself by telling us about five books that represent you as a person or your interests/lifestyle.” I love this because it feels so impossible. At first, I couldn’t think of any books and… Continue reading #BBAW: 5 books that inspired me to do and be better