Travel books have inspired many to take the plunge and go in search of that ultimate adventure. Reading about other people’s journeys conjure up those feelings of excitement and nervousness as you begin to form new ideas. Then before you know it, you’re exactly where you never expected to be! These books also enable you to relive your own experiences, as well as to live vicariously through the eyes of a fellow adventurer. Continue reading “Travel Books: 12 Reads to Spark Your Wanderlust”
2018 will see some more popular books made into movies, which leads us to ask: Has the movie ever been better than the book? Of course, us book lovers would say no. The reason being a book can provide you with hours, days, or weeks of enjoyment which the movie version limits to a standard two hours. To squeeze everything into a film, the story is largely adapted often losing the very essence of the book, and what more your imagination is set for you. So before some more classic reads get the Hollywood makeover, why not find time to enjoy the original version in ebook or audiobook format. We’ve created a list of books made into movies in 2018. Continue reading “Books Made Into Movies 2018”
It’s been 20 years since the release of J.K Rowling’s first book Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone. Rowling’s 1997 debut novel introduced the world to the young wizard Harry and his newly made friends and enemies. The story follows Harry as he embarks on his first year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
Since then, Rowing penned a further six novels in the popular series, spawning a generation of Harry Potter fanatics. The subsequent multi-billion dollar movie franchise cemented the series as one of the biggest of all time. It also made huge stars out of the main character. Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, and Rupert Grint have all gone on to have successful Hollywood careers. Continue reading “Which is the best Harry Potter book?”
YouTube has given the stage to almost anyone that wishes to share their interests through video. Since all you need is a video camera and an internet connection, it’s not surprising that so many of us are having a go and new YouTube stars are appearing every week. From cat videos to language lessons, funny pranks to niche hobbies, there’s something for everyone on YouTube. Two of the more popular forms of uploads are video commentary and vlogging (video blogging). These videos usually have a comical or satirical theme. They have also taught us that people are not afraid to share! Continue reading “YouTube Stars to Bestselling Authors”
Halloween is observed in many countries on 31 October. It’s a celebration that’s become more secular and commercial in recent years, with lots of popular activities for the whole family. These include trick-or-treating, dressing-up, pumping carving, apple-bobbing and of course, watching scary movies! It’s also a great time for book lovers to get in the Halloween spirit and read about all things evil!