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

My Favourite Untranslated Books

There are so many great books awaiting translation — here are a few to keep in mind for when they get translated into different languages.

8 Doorstopper Books by Authors of Color That Are Worth Your Time

These hefty books by authors of color start at around 500 pages, but while they might not be quick reads, they are worth the time investment.

Snuggle With A Book…ish Blanket!

Winter's darker days and cold nights call for cozy reading time. Snuggle up with one of these bookish blankets!

Quiz: Are You a YA Cover Expert?

Can you guess which of the covers in the pair is YA and which is not? Put your skills to the test.

Book Genres That Don’t Exist But We Wish They Did

Imagine walking into a bookstore looking for books with a bonkers plot when you see it: the Bananapants Plot section. A dream!

I Went Low Where Hemingway Went High… Maybe

Two whole years of Hemingway's work was lost and he just brushed it off. I think I'd have burst into flames.

For A Month I Started My Books At The End; Here’s How That Went

I've always been curious about readers who start new books by reading the last page first, so I decided to try it myself for a month.

How To Lose a Reader In 10 Ways

You'll definitely lose readers by including a love triangle. Except when you instead end up creating a profitable franchise around it.

Types Of Customers You Find In Bookstores

From the reader with recs to give to the one who wants a book that doesn't exist, these are some of the types of customers we see in bookstores.

15 Short Graphic Novels For When You Lack The Time To Read

Whether you're looking for a quick read, to dip your toes into comics, or simply love smaller books, check out these short graphic novels.