• Books

    Traveling the world with books

    I love reading about reading challenges. As I recently read about several bloggers traveling the world with books, I decided to check how international my reading has been in 2019. For each book I read in 2019, I will check what is the nationality of the author and then list all the books by country This post may contain affiliate links. See the Disclosures page for more information. Australia The Rosie Project (Graeme Simsion): This was a fun and lovely romance novel. You can read my review here. The Rosie Effect (Graeme Simsion): This is the sequel of The Rosie Project and it was also a very nice read. Wundersmith:…

  • Books

    Great quotes about reading

    As I started now the month of reading aloud a lot, I have been thinking of all the advantages that reading can bring to your life. I found several interesting quotes about reading and books that I would like to share. Great quotes about reading “The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries.” Rene Descartes “The books that help you most are those which make you think that most. The hardest way of learning is that of easy reading; but a great book that comes from a great thinker is a ship of thought, deep freighted with truth and beauty.” Pablo…

  • Learning

    5 reasons why reading books makes you an (even) better mother

    As you become a mother, you have suddenly difficulties to find time for yourself and things that you like. So maybe you have not been reading much lately. If you need some motivation to read more, here is a list of reasons why reading books can make you an even better mom. 1- Reading literature makes you more empathetic As you reading about the lives of other people, you fell connected to them, you can feel their emotions and you can see the world the way they do. This means that you learn to put yourself in someone else’s shoes. Empathy is of course a quality that all mothers need…