Are you always in awe of those that race through books? That enjoy reading as much as you enjoy, say, music or movies? Have you ever wanted to become a so-called ‘reader,’ but just didn’t know where to start?
Carrie is Stephen King’s first novel to be published (in 1974), originally intended to be a short story and abandoned on multiple occasions. I’ve been meaning to read one of his (many) works for years. Where better than the beginning?
It’s a topic that’s widely discussed, with related facts usually quoted to encourage kids to actually pick up their reading comprehension homework. But today I’m going to look into whether reading really does make you smarter. And by reading I mean reading anything, from books, to web pages, to Tweets.
So, does reading make you smarter?
OK, we all know that I adore this book series. And the movie! Oh, the movie. The movie is so adorable, and I actually love it so much. I’ve watched it 3 times already!
Anyway, when I saw this post by Jemma @ Fantastic Books, I just knew I had to write this post. Jemma actually went one step further and answered these questions in letter format. Imagine being that creative! So make sure you check out her amazing answers by clicking here. Also, this tag was originally created by Frankinesce over on YouTube, so a big shoutout to her! You can watch her video here.
Now, without further ado, let’s get right into the questions!
August is my favourite month of the year. I mean, of course it is – my birthday is in August! Here’s everything I read this month!
Perhaps this is not the best time of the year to post this, what with Christmas being the primary ‘gift-giving’ period. However, isn’t it always a good time to give?
We all have secrets. Things we don’t usually share. Things we may be a little ashamed of. Certainly, there are things I haven’t shared with you all on this blog. Dark things. Sinister things. Ominous bookish habits that you may condemn me for…
OK, enough with the dramatics. Today, I’m going to be confessing all of my bookish wrongdoings, misgivings, sins. I hope you don’t hate me for this!
(…But most of all, I hope some of you relate!)
I recently received *a certain book* in the post, and my mind jumped to hauling it on this here blog before I realised I don’t have any other books to haul… However, in this case, a little absence from LibroLiv in recent months is not a bad thing, as it means I can haul all my recent book purchases! So sit down, relax, enjoy this list of books I have recently acquired, and perhaps find some you’re interested in, too!
Life update time! You may have noticed a marked absence of my blog posts in recent months; today, I’ll explain why…
Frankenstein was first published 200 years ago as of this year! Crazy, right? Now, I don’t know what Mary Shelley was thinking when she wrote it, but today I’m going to be looking at Frankenstein from a modern perspective and in a modern context. I hope you enjoy! Continue reading “‘Frankenstein’ 200 Years On | LibroLiv”