Does Reading Make You Smarter?

Why do we read books? To learn more about a particular subject? For entertainment? To pass the time?There are plenty of reasons we flip through pages and scroll through words for hours. Still, reading does so much more for the brain and body than quenching our thirst for knowledge, entertainment, and passing the time. You [...]

Creative Storage For Your Books

Photo by Artem Beliaikin from Pexels Many of you probably have no idea where to store all your books. Do you keep buying and piling up books? Do you immerse yourself into new stories and can't stop? The iconic Japanese cleaning consultant, Marie Kondo, encourages people to declutter and only have objects in the house that bring or [...]

Book Recycling 101

Dear fellow book lovers:   Even though you may not admit it, you probably have a few too many books sitting on your shelf at home. They could be old books from school (when’s the last time you opened one of those?), outgrown children’s books, or someone else’s recommendation you haven’t started yet. Sometimes, you just [...]

Five Books to Transport You to Different Countries This Summer!

Unfortunately, many of our summer plans have been postponed or canceled due to the current pandemic that looms over the world. Although you can no longer travel overseas to places you’ve dreamt of all year, you can still enjoy your summer and travel by snuggling up with a good book. Here is a list of five [...]