Even as countries begin to lift their lockdown measures after months of quarantine due to the coronavirus pandemic, we are still facing uncertain times as a vaccine and a treatment for COVIiD-19 is in the works.The new normal is here. Social distancing and serious adherence to personal hygiene standards must be observed. And other than that, we may have to forego certain … [Read more...] about Expanding your horizons is the New Normal
Ancient Egypt represents one of the cradles of civilisation, and covers a period of more than 3,000 years. If those facts leave you feeling a little guilty that you know so little about such an immense and important chapter in human history, take comfort in the fact that you are not alone. The good news is that there are so many books to help you plug some of those gaps in your … [Read more...] about Must-read books about Ancient Egypt
E-books are just starting to get into fashion now. Many have heard about them from friends, but they are quite new to readers. For students, an e-reader is simply an irreplaceable thing, as it allows you to store all the textbooks in one place or read essay writing manuals at any time. However, many schoolchildren have not yet honed their writing skills and they will definitely … [Read more...] about 6 Reasons Why You Should Buy an E-Reader for School
The COVID-19 outbreak made governments shut down schools and offices temporarily. It has definitely affected the economy. Nonetheless, there’s still the positive side of getting that much-needed respite from the hustle and bustle of work or school. An excellent way to spend your self-imposed isolation is to read books. You can take advantage of printed materials to gain new … [Read more...] about Things You Can Read On While On Quarantine
As life continues to move online, people are constantly on the lookout for digital versions of their favourite hobbies. These are often more convenient; easier to access, cheaper to produce and take up far less storage space. Ebooks are a prime example of one of the best digital products to have taken off. They are so easy to download, with many services such as kindle store … [Read more...] about The best poker ebooks for serious players
The electronic age has turned the world on its head and brought about changes in our day-to-day lives that would have seemed like the stuff of Arthur C. Clarke a generation ago. Most of these are changes for the better, from free video calls across the globe to apps that negate the need to stand in line at the bank. But as every cautionary science fiction tale tells us, … [Read more...] about Who’s watching what you are reading?
Popular eBook readers such as the Amazon Kindle help you get instant access to all your favourite books on the go. These dedicated devices also keep you away from social media, emails and other distractions on the internet.The latest Kindle devices have self-illuminated screens, and are lighter and thinner. Before purchasing, one must keep in mind the built-in features as … [Read more...] about The best free Kindle books for 2020
Online subscription service rates in industries like music and TV are going through the roof – yet the same cannot be said for eBooks and reading. What does the eBook subscription landscape look like and how could the practice become more popular in the next decade?Subscription services soaring thanks to streaming techThere is no denying that we are living in the golden … [Read more...] about Could the 2020s Be the Decade when eBook Subscription Services Finally Take Off?
One area in which ebooks truly excel is in making classic literature available to the masses. Of course, that very word can be interpreted in a number of ways. Does “classic” mean Homer and Horace? Do we also include the likes of Austen and Dickens?The danger of getting caught up in definitions is that you can end up blinkering yourself unnecessarily. That can be little … [Read more...] about 1950s classics everyone should read
When the first digital readers appeared on the scene, they were greeted with very mixed reactions. Early adopters and tech enthusiasts loved the freedom and flexibility of having an entire library of books at their disposal in a small handset; traditionalists looked on in horror and argued that electronic media could never replace the experience of a real book. Authors and … [Read more...] about It’s not a case of “either/or” – why digital and printed media can and will coexist
Reading can be one of the most exciting activities in the world. A good book will transport the reader to a faraway land and allow them to ignore their worries. It’ll enable them to learn about world history and human relationships. Reading will make you smarter as well. In recent years, a lot of people have made the switch from paperbacks and hardbacks to e-books. They’re … [Read more...] about Why E-Books Are Better Than The Alternatives