Book Nerds

How to Fit More Books on Your Crowded Shelves

hoarders

How to Fit More Books on Your Crowded Shelves

For true book lovers, books are life—the source of all that is good in our existence. As a result, we have a tendency to acquire quite a lot of them, and...
15 of the Most Infamous Deleted Chapters in History

behind the scenes

15 of the Most Infamous Deleted Chapters in History

Revision is a vital aspect of creation; all authors delete, re-write, and occasionally burn entire manuscripts with tears streaming down their faces. Most...
10 Essential Life Skills Only Voracious Readers Have

we're just better

10 Essential Life Skills Only Voracious Readers Have

Studies show that reading is beneficial in a host of ways, from helping to keep our minds sharp to reducing stress. Yet most people read at a pace true...
How to Sell Your Favorite Book to Someone Who Doesn’t Read

read it or i will weep

How to Sell Your Favorite Book to Someone Who Doesn’t Read

As Gary Coleman once taught us, it takes different strokes to move this world, and that means that people who love to read must work hand-in-hand with...
The Gothic Novel Survival Guide

darkness and light

The Gothic Novel Survival Guide

So, you’ve found yourself in the 18th or 19th century, stuck in a gothic—or Southern Gothic!—novel. Surrounded by mysterious settings, dangerous...
The Book Nerd’s Guide to the Worst Reading Spots

the book nerd's guide to life

The Book Nerd’s Guide to the Worst Reading Spots

Welcome to the Book Nerd’s Guide to Life! Every other week, we convene in this safe place to discuss the unique challenges of life for people whose...
The Book Nerd’s Guide to the Lies I Have Told

the book nerd's guide to life

The Book Nerd’s Guide to the Lies I Have Told

Welcome to the Book Nerd’s Guide to Life! Every other week, we convene in this safe place to discuss the unique challenges of life for people whose...
7 Ways to Secretly Read on The Job

book nerds

7 Ways to Secretly Read on The Job

Employers can be so unreasonable; just because they pay you life-sustaining money they think you should devote a full eight hours a day to their needs. But...
The Introvert’s Guide to Being a Book Club for One

be the book club you wish to see in the world

The Introvert’s Guide to Being a Book Club for One

Reading is usually a solitary activity (unless you live in New York City and ride the subways, in which case you have been subjected to either some...
5 Reasons I’ve Read “The Goldfinch” So Many Times

reasons i've reread

5 Reasons I’ve Read “The Goldfinch” So Many Times

The rare Pulitzer Prize-winner that was also a smash commercial hit, Donna Tartt’s 2013 opus The Goldfinch is one for the ages. Almost a young adult...
The Book Nerd’s Guide to Saving the World

the book nerd's guide to life

The Book Nerd’s Guide to Saving the World

Welcome to the Book Nerd’s Guide to Life! Every other week, we convene in this safe place to discuss the unique challenges of life for people whose...
The Book Nerd’s Guide to Breaking Up With a Series

the book nerd's guide to life

The Book Nerd’s Guide to Breaking Up With a Series

Welcome to the Book Nerd’s Guide to Life! Every other week, we convene in this safe place to discuss the unique challenges of life for people whose...

Follow BNReads