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Carina Pereira

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

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

If, like me, you love immersing yourself in the world of spoken word and poetry slams, you’ll be glad to ...

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.

50+ Puntastic And Fun Book Club Names

For books you read with boozy companions, for feminist book clubs, your local library book club, here are some ideas for fun book club names.

Check Out This Kickstarter: Heroic Girls In Books—A Wall Chart

Check out the Kickstarter for Heroic Girls in Books--A Wall Chart, celebrating amazing ladies in literature (and take a look at even more bookish charts)!

Cover Face-Off: Bonfire By Krysten Ritter

Do you prefer the hardcover or the paperback of Krysten Ritter's Bonfire?

#VisibleWomen: Celebrating Female Comics Artists

Check out some our faves from #VisibleWomen, a hashtag designed to celebrate female comics artists.

Judy Blume’s Next Movie Adaptation Isn’t Her First

A new Judy Blume adaptation would be great--but it wouldn't be her first.

Twitter’s Twist On Describing Your Favourite Characters: #ExplainACharacterBadly

Twitter was asked to #explainacharacterbadly, and it did not disappoint. We have compiled a few of our favorites for you.

V. S. Naipaul Has Died At Age 85

The Nobel laureate passed away in London this past weekend.

The Books We Refuse To Lend

One of the most beautiful things amongst book lovers is their joy of sharing; those who love reading find satisfaction ...

My Favourite Literary Coffee Shops In The Netherlands

Bookish coffee shops in the Netherlands to add to your travel bucket list!

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