Reading Challenge

It is no secret that I love reading. Also, it is no secret that I love the smell of paper, the feel of paper, the heaviness of a book in my hands, simply everything that rules out considering Kindle a useful device. And it is due to this unwillingness of mine to compromise, that my […]

Gabi’s Goodreads Star Guide

Goodreads is amazing. I know, I know, effing millennials we have an app for everything. But seriously, this is one of the smallest evils of the app world. It makes you read more and, quite frankly, nothing soothes my OCD soul more than keeping track of my reading. And yes, even dividing jelly beans according […]

Netflix Blues

Not to sound shallow, but when you ask an ordinary person what one of the greatest everyday gifts to humanity in the 21st century is, chances are the answer will be Netflix. Not paying for content, everything in one place, everything instantly accessible and if we want something that’s not there, well, we learned to […]

The Curious Case of Big Books

Today it’s been exactly a month since I started to read A Soldier of the Great War by Mark Helprin. A month! After a month I’m 436 pages in and not only am I not finished, I’m nowhere near the end. That’s a bit discouraging. In fact, Goodreads status shows me I’m on 51%. So […]