Navigating the Emotional Resonance of Second-Hand Books

For book enthusiasts, the allure of second-hand bookstores is undeniable. The nostalgia, the hidden treasures waiting to be discovered, and the sense of connection to literary history are all part of the charm. Yet, for some of us, the world of used books carries a unique challenge—one that is often overlooked but deeply felt: the […]

Annotating Books: Do You Write In Books?

Today, we’re diving into a topic that can be both intriguing and mildly unsettling—the idea of annotating fiction books. Yes, you read that right. I want to explore the realm of adding notes, highlights, and scribbles to those pristine pages that have captured my imagination. Many of us hold the unblemished page as sacred, revering […]

Nemo Tries a PERSONALISED Book Box Service

I was scrolling through Facebook when I saw an ad for a personalised book box service called simply BookBox that would hand-pick a book to read based on your preferences, and provide some snacks and cute little gifts as well. It’s been a long time since I’ve subscribed to a book box service, and as […]