I was a professional book nerd, and I hated it. This is why.
Like a Mary Berry approved bake, there’s a bit of a kick to it.
Vicariously studying abroad and making bad romantic choices all over again.
This Greek myth retelling gives a voice to the heroine Ariadne. Warning: don’t read this book in one day. Here’s why.
In fact, this romance was even better. Find out how the friends-to-lovers trope made it a great read.
In need of cheering up? This book will do just that, in its heart-warming story about love and friendship.
I never imagined reading about odd jobs would be so fascinating. As many of us transition away from working at home and the elusive phrase “work-life balance” looms in the rear-view mirror, it felt all too real to read about a person we get to know almost entirely through her working life.
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A Touch of Death takes place 1000 years in the future, under a totalitarian kingdom that uses fear and walls to keep its people in, safe from the horrors that lurk in the Outlands. This is why I enjoyed it.
The practice of re-reading is usually talked about as a form of nostalgia, or comfort. That’s certainly a huge piece of why I re-read certain books, particularly those I will put on audio as I fall asleep, do laundry, or bake. And yet, I can’t help but notice that re-reading books has offered me something else, too.