I’d Rather Be Reading: The Delights and Dilemmas of the Reading Life

I’d Rather Be Reading: The Delights and Dilemmas of the Reading Life by Anne Bogel
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Print Length: 161 pages
Format: eBook
Publisher: Baker Books

To read, or not to read, that is the question. Like I presumed in my previous post, author Anne Bogel in this book reaches out with open arms to all kinds of readers who, for most of the part, find their happy place in stories. And I am so glad to finish this book feeling warm and delighted!

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7 Most Recent Additions to My Bookshelf – May 2020

 ¡Hola amigos! I hope you are keeping well and safe amidst these uncertain times. It has been a while since I bought books as my TBR pile list keeps glaring at me. Nevertheless, I bought two new eBooks yesterday and a few that I had before getting locked down. Keep reading to find my collection of books that I am super excited to read next!

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Eat, and Love Yourself

Print Length: 160 pages
Format: ebook
Publisher: BOOM! Box

When Mindy is upset over Shae (her best friend) pointing out how much she keeps eating but doesn’t listen to her friend’s worry, Mindy hits an all-time low with her self-esteem. If you know anyone suffering from body image issues or eating disorders, or have suffered from it, Mindy is a character that will touch you deeply with her thought process.

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Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear

Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Print Length: 289 pages
Format: eBook
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Have you ever realised that sometimes, a book enters into your life at the right time and place? That the book remained in your TBR shelf for so long and suddenly, you picked it up and felt, this was meant to be read now? This is what I accurately felt after reading Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear written by the famed author of Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman’s Search for Everything, Elizabeth Gilbert. If you are looking to be inspired for your creative pursuits, then keep reading why I highly recommend this book for you.

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5 Most Recent Additions to My Bookshelf – January 2020

I know it’s not a Tuesday, but I am highly inspired by In between spines and That Artsy Reader Girl (thank you!) to do this post. I have written top 5 recent additions to my bookshelf for you to have a sneak peek of what I will be reading next. So here we go! 

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The Diary of a Bookseller

The Diary of a Bookseller by Shaun Bythell
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Print Length: 315 pages
Format: eBook
Publisher: Profile Books

If you consider yourself a dedicated bibliophile who is interested in how bookshops work—or are a bookseller yourself and want to read another bookseller’s opinion about running a second-hand bookshop in the UK, then voila! You are at the right place reading this post. Author Shaun Bythell narrates his (I have no clue why I assumed it was she, sorry!) experiences of running a second-hand bookshop at Wigtown, Scotland. The Bookshop is the largest second-hand bookshop in Scotland set in its officially designated ‘National Book Town’. Bythell writes in a journal style noting down observations about his customers, the business of bookselling and overall imparts the cosiness of a small bookshop right in your hands to read. 

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