Warsan Shire is a Kenyan-born, Somali-British poet, who writes poems that speak to your soul. Shire’s quotes have been adapted by Beyoncé in the visual album Lemonade. Beyoncé reads them out at the start of each song, and her voice makes the already amazing quotes even more impressive. Here are 11 Warsan Shire quotes that say…… Continue reading 9 Warsan Shire quotes that will speak to your soul.
It was my blog’s 1 year anniversary three days back. On May 25, 2016, I started this blog with a review of Killing Floor (Jack Reacher #1) by Lee Child. Looking back, I realize that starting this blog was a spur of the moment thing. I had a little notebook where I reviewed books. I…… Continue reading 9 tips for the book blogger who is just starting out.
Like me, you probably read when you commute by public transportation every day. And, like yours truly, you’ve probably experienced all of the following, too. 1. When you get into a really crowded train or bus, but forget the crowd when you open your book. 2. When you smell your book and catch a commuter…… Continue reading 7 things only people who read while commuting by public transport will understand.
So, I’ve been spending the whole week wondering about what I should write next. Some would call this a slump, but not me. Nuh-uh. To steal the words of Brooklynn Nine-Nine’s amazing detective/genius Jake Peralta: I don’t slump, people. I opposite of slump. I pmuls. That’s slump backwards and it’s what I do. I pmuls…… Continue reading 11 actual conversations I’ve had with people.
Book nerds are a special kind of people. There are a lot of things that we all do when it comes to books that the normal people don’t understand. If you are a book nerd, look at this list and see if you do all of this too. 1. You always have a book with…… Continue reading 13 things that book lovers do that are not weird at all, really.
Spoilers ahead! 2017, on the television front, has been a year of waiting for me so far. I’m waiting for Switched at Birth to end, and for the new seasons of House of Cards, Stranger Things, Orange is the New Black, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, The Crown, and Black Mirror to release. Just when I couldn’t…… Continue reading 11 thoughts I had on watching CW’s Riverdale
There is such a thing as a proper book nerd. This guide will teach you how you can be a real bookaholic by adopting just 8 habits. Lesser mortals may deem you to be a snob, but what do they know? Here are a list of habits that a person should possess to be considered…… Continue reading An 8 point guide to becoming a PROPER book nerd