When travelling meets literature: Book Trails in Europe

What would you say about a literary holiday this summer? A useful tool for planning bookish holidays is The Book Trail - a platform that matches destinations with books. Each book trail has a literary map with selected points of interest that you can visit to get immersed in that particular story. Just like a … Continue reading When travelling meets literature: Book Trails in Europe

Every woman is the architect of her own fortune: The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton

Don't you love the feeling when you read a book review and you think "oh, this sounds like a book I must read"? That's exactly what happened when I read Izzy's review of "The Miniaturist". And here I am now, writing my own review of this lovely book. In a nutshell, "The Miniaturist" (2014) tells … Continue reading Every woman is the architect of her own fortune: The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton

Bookish workplace benefit – borrow books for free and have them delivered at the office

Today brings awesome news! The company I work for starts offering the coolest bookish benefit: access to Bookster, the first modern public library in Romania ❀ There are 5 main reasons that fuel my excitement: Borrowing books is easy peasy, you just pick what to read using an online platform Books are brought to the … Continue reading Bookish workplace benefit – borrow books for free and have them delivered at the office

Bookish news and other goodies #6

Hello and welcome to a new chatty post about bookish news, cool projects and other cultural stuff. Today we'll talk about a Romanian bookish start-up, the history of American public libraries, and writing in the digital age. Here we go! § Romanian book-related start-up featured on BBC.com Few days ago, BBC published an article about How to cultivate a … Continue reading Bookish news and other goodies #6

The Ten Most Recent Additions to My To-Read List inspired by other bloggers (Top Ten Tuesday)

When blogging meets books there's a high chance of having an ever-increasing To-Be-Read list ... and I am guilty as charged! That's why I chose to participate in today's Top Ten Tuesday and share with you 7 recent additions to my To-Read List, with a spin: I refer to books that I added on my … Continue reading The Ten Most Recent Additions to My To-Read List inspired by other bloggers (Top Ten Tuesday)

Peculiar books around the world: the 360° books from Japan

I think that sometimes we take for granted the definition of a book: "a printed work of fiction or nonfiction, usually on sheets of paper fastened or bound together within covers" (Dictionary.com). But what if there are other species of books, ones that might not be made to be read or browsed? In this post, I want to tell … Continue reading Peculiar books around the world: the 360° books from Japan