Before answering this question, I want to give a little background on it. This summer, like many people on the west coast, a good friend's house was burned in a wild fire. Only a few of her family's possessions were salvageable. They were devastated but happy to be alive. On Facebook, my friend began posting [...]Continue reading "Should I Inventory My Book Collection?"
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Faith Baldwin was one of the highest paid female romance authors in her day. She wrote over 100 novels and many of her books became movies. Because her genre is considered "light" by scholars, her legacy has faded in time. Join us as we let her story live on.Continue reading "Faith Baldwin – Female Author Lost to History"
Did you know The Hobbit was published on 9/21/1937? For 83 years, Thorin Oakenshield, Bilbo Baggins, Gandalf, and the rest have captured our imaginations. However, the The Hobbit has more to offer than just an entertaining story. It provides tremendous life lessons and morals we can apply in our lives, especially our academic lives.Continue reading "3 Life Lessons From The Hobbit"
On Halloween, the average child consumes around 3 cups or 7,000 calories of candy. Did that catch your attention? DiscoverBooks.com wants to you offer non candy Halloween treats with our Book Bundles. Books Not Candy.Continue reading "A Non-Candy Halloween Tradition"
As readers, we all have our favorite genres, but it doesn't mean we should exclude new genres or topics. For some readers, it takes time to find their favorite niche in reading. Genres have grown into vast sub-categories, creating a perplexing maze of options. Join Discoverbooks.com as we investigate the world of mysteries and detective stories. We [...]Continue reading "The History of Mysteries"
photo by Jo Szczepanska We're all familiar with the old adage, "Don't judge a book by its cover." This applies to used books too. The scuffs, scrapes, and tears acquired by books have no bearing on the quality of the content inside. If anything, the fact these old books have weathered hard times and survived [...]Continue reading "How to Create a Beautiful Book Cover"
Reading is such a massive part of our lives. We read all day long, either books, newspapers, magazines, emails, texts, blogs, social media content, food containers, and more. Behind all the magic of interpreting and understanding the content and context, is our eyes. Eyes are our window to the world. Making some simple changes in your surroundings and habits will keep your eyes healthy and wide open for an all night read-a-thon. DiscoverBooks.com reached out to an eye doctor and searched for reliable sources to assemble this list of recommendations.Continue reading "Eye Care Tips for Readers"
As the end of summer approaches, our lives seem to get busier. Work becomes more hectic, and we have less time for leisure activities, like hiking, gardening, and reading. While reading on a beach, near the pool, or in a favorite spot is a great everyday hobby, life can get in the way of doing [...]Continue reading "How to Escape the Reading Slump"
Every reader likes the smell and feel of a new book. Everything is great until you notice a pesky sticker on the book cover or accidentally get a stain on a page. The satisfying newness is lost, and it sadly becomes dusty from sitting on a bookshelf. As readers and book lovers, we need to [...]Continue reading "Caring for Books | Stickers and Stains"