Happy new year, my bookworms! This new year, I plan to live a little slowly. I want to have more of slow days. Slow days are always my favourite.☕️ Hot chocolate, a good read, and a cosy spot is all I need to be happy on those kinds of days. Appreciating the warmth of a hot drink and a great story. It’s even better when … Continue reading Slow Days
#QOTD – What is your winter nostalgia? What are your warm memories of the cold months? For me, endless memories are attached to this season! Winters would always mean holidays are around the corner, Christmas is close and a new year is awaiting to begin! Vacations would start and I would start with finding a new book recommended by my sister. That would either be … Continue reading Winter Nostalgia
Hello everyone! How are you all doing? I have been off Instagram for quite some time now. Between the festivities, changing jobs and settling into a new workplace, I felt like I was stuck on a hamster wheel, constant brainstorming, posting and never taking a breath. It just got difficult to keep up with my reading or anything else for that matter! So, I decided … Continue reading Have a Break. Have a Kit-Kat.
#QOTD – What was the last bookish accessory you got? My Kindle had an Amazon cover since the last few years, and I kinda got bored of it. I wanted to get something different yet something that adds oomph to my Kindle. I was stalking @handivitydesigns page for quite some time now. They make handmade book sleeves and Kindle covers which use hand block printed fabric. … Continue reading My New Kindle Cover
#QOTD – What are your must haves as a reader? For me, an ever growing TBR pile is key, to always keep me in dilemma as to what to read next. A cup of strong, cold coffee to keep me company. I know tea works for many, but my cup of tea is coffee! Pretty bookmarks that can never be found, eventually making me pick … Continue reading What Are Your Must Haves As A Reader?
#QOTD – Would you rather meet your favorite author or favorite character? Well. I want to meet all my favourite characters. 1. Becky Sharp (Vanity Fair) – I want to ask how is so unapologetic as a woman? 2. Harry, Hermione and Ron (Harry Potter) – I just want to meet my childhood best friends. 3. Sherlock Holmes – I think I want to get … Continue reading Would you rather meet your favorite author or favorite character?
What do you love apart from reading?I love the feeling of the first sip of my cold coffee after a hectic day. I love the sound of the ocean, the whiff of mutton curry when it is being cooked. I love it when I walk barefoot on a seashore, or when I hear a rustling brook. The taste of warm Thukpa on a cold day, … Continue reading What do you love apart from reading?
#QOTD – Do you buy used books? Its amazing that we have never had so much choice when it comes to what we pick up and read. Added to libraries & coffee shops, we now have bucket-loads of content available from our phones, tablets and Kindles. Yet reading a physical book has it own charm. But is buying brand new books always necessary? So why … Continue reading Why I love buying used books?
#QOTD – Do you annotate your books? I usually don’t. I am a person who won’t even write my name on the book, keeping it all prim and proper. No dog ears. No markings. No writings in the book. No sticky notes. Nothing. Just reading. But then I came across this copy of Macbeth I owned from when I was 15 years old. It is … Continue reading Do you annotate your books?
#QOTD – What is your reading aesthetic? Are you up late at night reading with the stars out your window? Or is your favorite place to read on the grass in the summer sun? Or are you fond of shadowy library stacks, or warm leather armchairs with a latte on the table beside you? Do you shelve your books based on topic, color, author — … Continue reading What is your reading aesthetic?