Why you Should Always Read the Book First

Book to movie adaptations are extremely popular, and let’s face it, there have been some absolutely amazing ones! I am a huge fan of the Harry Potter films, and I think it’s incredible how movies can bring books to life. That being said, over the years I have realized that reading the book before youContinue reading “Why you Should Always Read the Book First”

Short Stories and Pronouncing Difficult Words

I received Souvankham Thammavongsa’s collection of short stories “How to Pronounce Knife” as a birthday gift this year, and I was so pleased because I had been meaning to pick this book up. The entire book is decently short, with about 15 stories total. Each chapter depicts a story centred around Lao families in CanadaContinue reading “Short Stories and Pronouncing Difficult Words”

How to Decorate a Book Shelf

Ever since moving into my own apartment within the past year, I have been obsessed with interior decorating. Making my home look nice not only impresses my guests who come to visit, but makes me feel happy every single day. I’ve really found a new appreciation for taking care of my home, and putting thoughtContinue reading “How to Decorate a Book Shelf”

Rupi Kaur and Accessible Poetry

I discovered Rupi Kaur’s poetry when I was in my final year of high school. Like any other girl my age, I purchased and read “Milk and Honey”, as that was what everyone posted as being “aesthetically pleasing” on Instagram. Up until that point of reading Kaur’s work, I viewed poetry as something super stodgyContinue reading “Rupi Kaur and Accessible Poetry”

7 Essentials for the Perfect Reading in the Park Day

As of today, it is officially summer! For any book lover out there, it means it is the perfect day to pack a bag, and head to a park to enjoy a good book! Even though that the perfect book-reading spot for me would be cozy setting without blankets, candles, and a cup of tea,Continue reading “7 Essentials for the Perfect Reading in the Park Day”