Portal to the Pages

A quick glimpse into my thoughts on various fiction

Should You Read More?

I came across a blog post recently on How to Read More and the title intrigued me. Upon reading the post, it set me thinking about my reading habits.

I would consider myself an avid reader; I am rarely not in the middle of one book or another. However, I found myself disagreeing with a lot of the points made in the above article. The author suggests that reading is something that everyone should do (no arguments here), that you should crack open a book at every possibility (what if I get interrupted?) and that you should keep all your books for re-reading and reference (sounds a bit overwhelming!). Read the rest of this entry »

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On the Topic of eBooks

First of all, I would like to start by pointing out that this is not a review of any particular book. I have come to the conclusion that I have to make a decision between either posting regularly or posting only book reviews. With the time constraints of college, I’m not reading as quickly or as much as I would like so it’s not realistic for me to continue to post a review a week. Therefore, I have decided that I will start including some posts about related topics, the first of which is about my opinion of eBooks. Read the rest of this entry »