Reading with sound

As with most introverted personalities I know, listening to music while trying to concentrate is more of a hindrance than a help. The only sounds that won’t distract my mind as I type away or cuddle up with a good book are Classical. Any song that contains words buries itself inside my mind and fights for the attention of my imagination. I’m easily distracted. That said, I still have moments when – listening to music ………

Your Favourite Author

What is your favourite author criteria? I’ve been thinking about this a lot recently; should it be because I love one of an author’s books obsessively, but feel indifferent towards the others? Or should it be that I enjoy all their novels consistently? And, perhaps most importantly, should this author be a women? In regards to the first two questions, most of my favourite books are ones where I’ve not particularly enjoyed the rest of ………

The Lazy Reader’s ‘Like’

I fallen into the depths of my Letters of Note book, so this discussion post is more of a lament that an in-depth analysis. [Sorrynotsorry.] Once I am released by this tome I shall step up, I promise. [I make no promises.] I think – no, I know – I’ve become a lazy blog visitor. Why? You may ask, because I’ve realised lately that it makes me sad when I can’t ‘like’ a post. For ………

How Do You Review?

I have reached a point in my reading life where I do not read books I am not enjoying. I do not see the point in wasting time on a book if you aren’t enjoying the experience of reading it. I adore classics and modern classics, but not all of them are to my taste,  I found the Hobbit tremendously dull. I respect the talent of J. R. R. Tolkien, however, I have no time ………