There are some novels that can only be described as lightning in a bottle. Catapulted to the top of lists across the board and a prime feature on everyone’s TBR shelf (To Be Read). Over the years these transition from merely popular books to cult classics. These new classics are also a great lead
Part 3: Discovering Books: the right author, genre, and more There are many ways to break the cycle of selecting books – one usually involving recommendations or reading reviews online. If you’ve been looking at shaking things up – as we did with our first experiments reading Non Fiction titles this year! Here are some
Part 2: Returning To The Reading Habit A majority of people walking into bookstores today are those who find themselves inevitably drawn to books. It’s often lamented that reading is a habit cultivated early on in life and if not done at the right time it is difficult to get into. There are of course
Part 1: Slowing Down to Speed Up Just the other day we had a conversation with a customer at Chapter 101 about how books exist in a grey area between luxury and necessity. In the fast paced time we live in – a time that’s only getting faster with each passing week – there is
Understanding the value of books in today’s age: the real reason why books are important and not just a luxury Sitting at a bookstore is basically like having a ringside seat into the minds of people, to watch them in the company of books is most often a good judge of character. There
To the people who have been told we are dumber than our previous generation. To the ones that are wishing for a way to escape to a different dimension. To the human beings tired and seeking to prove all those judgemental people wrong, I urge you to do so. How? A book. You may blanch.