I am currently 26 years old as of writing this post and on my Goodreads I have just surpassed 1,500 read books (technically 1,552 as of writing this post). This doesn't count a lot of the books I read as a kid before I discovered Goodreads, but I thought it was an exciting benchmark. Now, … Continue reading How Reading Over 1,500 Books Has Changed My Life
With many of us having spent at least the last two months quarantined at home, many readers have turned to technology to satiate their reading addiction more than ever before. Even those who were not big readers before may have found themselves reading more and more. So I thought now would be a perfect time … Continue reading How Technology Changed Reading
Hype is a common concept to hear in relation to books coming soon. In fact, you can make the same argument I'm making today with movies and video games. For me, "hype" is eerily similar to advertising a product. It is how a company gets us, the reader, excited about a new book. They create … Continue reading Dangers of Hyping Books
I graduated from high school eight years ago, and I graduated from college four years ago. It seemed like a given that that is how life should be. After college, you go on with your life. Get a job, become more independent, and stop actively learning new things. That never settled well with me. I'm … Continue reading How Important Is It To Keep Learning?