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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

Classics Put Me Off And I Don’t Know What To Do About It

What do you do when you don't like classic books? A reader makes a confession and discusses numerous attempts to get into older works.

Affordable Comic Book Storage Ideas For Your Home

For those who love comics, comic book storage is an important part of owning them. Here are a few ideas, if you're looking to be inspired.

Sherlock Holmes Quotes That Were Actually Written By Doyle

Did you know Arthur Conan Doyle didn't pen the phrase, "Elementary, my dear Watson?" Here are some Sherlock Holmes quotes he actually did write.

Using Ereaders For Vocabulary Improvement

A reader who isn't a native English speaker considers the usefulness and importance of a different kind of dictionary. On using ereaders to improve vocabulary skills.

My Favorite CALL ME BY YOUR NAME Quotes From The Novel

Some of the best quotes from André Aciman’s novel Call Me By Your Name, now a movie.

Why What To Read Next Lists Don’t Work For Me

When you're not necessarily looking for similar stories, but a similar experience and sensation you got from that wonderful book you just read. Why What To Read Next lists don't always hit the mark.

Our Favorite Women In Books

To celebrate International Women's Day, we've rounded up some of our favorite women in books!

I Don’t Like Big Books And I Cannot Lie

Are you the type of reader who just can't hang with big books? You are not alone.

60 Of The Best Reading Glasses Under $30

For under $30, pick a pair or two of the best reading glasses around with our handy guide.

Inbox/Outbox: Bonus Monday Edition!

What books did you acquire (inbox) and finish (outbox) this week?

Best Twitter Responses to the Article on Jane Austen’s Marital Status

The only good thing to come out of The Washington Post's article focusing on Jane Austen's singleness (in celebration of her birthday) are these excellent Twitter responses.

Comfort Reads for the Christmas Holidays

There's nothing quite like spending those days off getting cozy and enjoying some comfort reads--the old favorites you return to every year.

Excellent Biographies On Audio I’ve Listened To In 2017

Looking to get acquainted with Mara Wilson, Trevor Noah, and more people with interesting stories to tell? Listen to these excellent biographies on audio.

What Weird Things Have Put You Off Reading A Book?

One reader on an unexpected reason she was put off finishing the Narnia series.

Reading Vincent van Gogh Through Fiction

Fiction about the life of Vincent van Gogh