The Definitive Amsterdam English Bookstore Book Tour
Looking for English books in Amsterdam? You’ve come to the right place. As someone who loves 1) books, 2) a bargain, and 3) giving unsolicited advice, I’ve combined all three, and put together the Definitive Amsterdam English Bookstore Book tour. What is this Definitive Amsterdam English Bookstore Book Tour? The Definitive Amsterdam English Bookstore Book…
I Read 100 Books In 2021: Here Were My Top 20
In 2021, I read 100 books. It might have meant spending the two weeks leading up to New Year’s speedreading eight books, but what matters is that in the end, I made it. Of the 100, I’m highlighting 20 of my favorite reads last year, in no particular order.
An Open Apology to the Non-Fiction, Self-Help Genre
Hi, my name’s Nicole, and I’m a reformed non-fiction, self-help book hater. Previous blogs may make it seem like I hate non-fiction, especially of the self-help variety. It’s not that I hate it, it’s that it’s not what gets me fired up when choosing books. At least it wasn’t until last year.
How To Read 100 Books In A Year (From Someone Not Organized Or Good At Finishing Things)
There’s a lot of advice out there online, but most of it seems to be for the more organized, hustle-culture, productivity-booster type of individual. I do not count myself among those. I’m more of a loosey-goosey, absent-minded, eccentric-art-teacher, later-in-life-diagnosed-ADHD kind of type. And here’s what worked for me.
Rekindling the Love of Reading: What Didn’t Work & What Did
If your goal is just to read more and instill that habit into your life, especially if you’re not the most organized, type-A human being, then you’re in the right place. Here are the tips I avoided like the plague and what worked instead.
A Reading Retrospective: The Metamorphosis of a Bookworm
Trying to go 3 for 3 for a yearly reading challenge (my target is 100 this year) and with the resources to read whatever I feel like, I make lists of what I want to read based on what I enjoyed in the past. Here’s what I’ve gathered from this reading retrospective.