“If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.” ― Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood Paperback Bookshelf featured books are chosen with an idea in mind, and that idea is that we have the ability to read the books that we want to read; those that help us shape our ideas of the world outside of the stoic traditionalist ideas. And other, less pompous reasons, too. 😉
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Curious about what's inside a Paperback Bookshelf subcription box? Paperback Bookshelf curates bookshelf-worthy paperbacks and pairs them with delicious drinks and snacks, plus scented items to help enhance the reading experience.
It's only been in the past year or so that I have truly discovered audiobooks. (And by discovered, I mean fallen head-over-heels in love with.) I had minimal experience with audiobooks in the past-- the kind spread across a dozen cassette tapes that had to be ejected and flipped to the other side to continue …
Choosing a gift for a book lover doesn't have to be hard, and this list makes it easier! Happy shopping!
Great things are not accomplished by those who yield to trends and fads and popular opinion. Jack Kerouac Creativity. We either nurture it or we don't; chase it or let it flag. As an ever-changing force, it's seemingly unharnessable. But there are those times when we catch a fleeting glimpse and are able--just barely--to grab …
While being called vanilla is most commonly viewed as something bad or boring or lacking in some way...but it's a game changer to think of it as compliment.
There are infinite reasons why paperbacks are better. How many can you think up?
Appreciating coffee doesn't have to be a pretentious event.
This marks the beginning of the new blog for Blue Spider Books. You like books, coffee, nerd culture, candles, and anything else remotely related to these things and more? Yeah? You're in the right place. Yep.