Carina Pereira

Carina Pereira, born in ‘87, in Portugal. Moved to Belgium in 2011, and to Rotterdam, The Netherlands, in 2019. Avid reader, changing interests as the mods strikes. Whiles away the time by improvising stand-up routines she’ll never get to perform. Books are a life-long affair, audiobooks a life-changing discovery of adulthood. Selling books by day, writer by night. Contact

Please Translate This, or, The Frustration of Wanting People to Read Your Favourite Untranslated Book

"It can feel a bit like you’re just there sitting on your own, with no one to talk to, very often just screaming into the void. It sucks."

Tips On How To Read More Poetry

If you're trying to fit more verses into your life this year, consult this handy list of helpful tips on how to read more poetry.

Cover Face-Off: THE SUN AND HER FLOWERS By Rupi Kaur

Which of the buzzy, relatable covers do you prefer? Take the poll for this cover face-off for THE SUN AND HER FLOWERS by Rupi Kaur!

My Love for Buying Books Is Waning and I Feel Guilty About It

A reader on striving for a less cluttered life, and mourning a loss of interest in purchasing books on a whim.

VS: The Poetry Podcast You Must Listen To

Why you need to listen to VS, the new podcast from the Poetry Foundation, hosted by Danez Smith and Franny Choi.

Button Poetry Is Now Available On Spotify

6 Ways To Host An Audiobook Club

Are you into, or getting into, audiobooks and want to spread the joy of listening? Then host an audiobook club! Here are six tips to get you started.

THE GRAVEYARD BOOK Has Just Turned 10!

A reader remembers the reading experience and impact of Neil Gaiman's THE GRAVEYARD BOOK in commemoration of its tenth anniversary.

Judy Blume’s ARE YOU THERE GOD? IT’S ME, MARGARET to Have its Own Movie Adaptation

We're getting a ARE YOU THERE GOD? IT'S ME, MARGARET adaptation! Judy Blume has granted the rights for her classic kid's book to be adapted for film.

Dragon Series For Young Readers

Who doesn't love dragons? If you know a kid or fan of kidlit who loves dragons as much as we do, check out these dragon series for young readers.