Books You Can Read in Two Hours or Less (Lit Lovers Link Party)

Books You Can Read in Two Hours or Less (Lit Lovers Link Party)

Today, we're continuing the "books you can read in..." series at Daily Mayo. Last time, I found books you can read in a hour or less, and today's we're going to look at books that should take about two hours to read. If you’re here for the Lit Lovers Link Party, scroll to the end of the post and add your links! Want more book recommendations? Find them here! Calculation Method According to Forbes Magazine, the average person can read about 300 words per minute. Industry standard is about … [Read more...]

10 Free Online Writing Courses to Improve Writing Skills

10 Free Online Writing Courses to Improve Writing Skills

We all want to write better. But just like any other skill, becoming a better writer takes time, energy, and often money! However, it's your wallet's lucky day as I’ve manged to find a list of free online writing courses to improve writing skills that still take time and energy, but at least they don’t take money. 10 Free Online Writing Courses to Improve Writing Skills If you are interested in building your writing skills, you might want to look into these free online writing … [Read more...]

Literary Junkies: Summer Reading

Literary Junkies: Summer Reading

So excited that the Literary Junkies link up is live again! We are an awesome book club, and if you want to join, you can do so here! Now for this month's questions! 1. What are you reading right now? Tell us about it. I'm not reading much of anything right now. I just finished the last two book club picks (The Night Garden and Lost Lake). I also read Cheerful Weather for the Wedding recently, which is an old 1930s book about a young woman who was rather thoughtless and broke the heart of … [Read more...]

Lord of the Rings Fan Art that Will Blow You Away

Lord of the Rings Fan Art that Will Blow You Away

Lord of the Rings is one of my favorite series of all time. It must be for a lot of other people, too, because when I went looking for fan art, I found some amazing pieces from incredibly talented artists. If you want to know more about a particular artist, just click through to the photo credit. Take a bit of time to really inspect the detail on some of these pieces of Lord of the Rings fan art. It gets more enjoyable every time. Lord of the Rings Fan Art that Will Blow You Away Stained … [Read more...]

13 Old-Fashioned Slang Words That Deserve a Comeback (Lit Lovers Link Party)

13 Old-Fashioned Slang Words That Deserve a Comeback (Lit Lovers Link Party)

I like modern slang words as much as the next person, but sometimes, when slang words fall of out fashion it’s sad. Old-fashioned slang words are fun to say and sometimes roll off the tongue better than modern counterpart. All of the following old-fashioned slang words are worth a revival. 13 Old-Fashioned Slang Words That Deserve a Comeback Bearcat 1920s: A woman who is feisty. Dewdropper 1920s: A lazy person who loafs around. Often unemployed. Phonus Balonus 1920s: Something that is … [Read more...]

Awesome Book Gifts (That Are Really For You): Lit Lovers Link Party

Awesome Book Gifts (That Are Really For You): Lit Lovers Link Party

I went to an anime convention last weekend, and there, I saw some shirts with book references on them, which renewed my desire to buy more book gifts. All of the items on the list would make great book gifts for any other bookworm or for yourself. Scroll to the bottom of the post and find the Lit Lovers Link Party! 10 Awesome Book Gifts (That Are Really For You) Harry Potter Toilet Decal I want to put this on every toilet in my house. Get it here. Game of Thrones Playing … [Read more...]

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