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The joy of text

Our latest blog is definitely worth a read – it’s all about the pleasure you can get from reading a real book. Of course, we’ve got nothing against e-readers, but this article might just re-kindle your interest in paperbacks.  Read on! You’ve got to love books – they’re awesome! If it’s been a while since […]

7 winter reads

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Enjoy staying indoors during winter with works of fiction you got on bidorbuy.

Dictionary and thesaurus for brain power

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Expanding our vocabulary makes us smarter: it boosts our memory and improves our ability to think and reason.

Great opening lines of great novels

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The first line of a novel introduces the theme, sets the tone, prepares the stage for the story and invites the reader to join in.

The best position for reading

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You can read in almost any position, but there are some rules that readers should adhere in order to avoid neck strain or arm fatigue.

How to write well

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With some practice, anyone can read well.

Let’s talk poetry

Week in, week out, a respectable number of books filled with verses find their way from the bidorbuy book section into the hands (and hearts) of readers.

Summer holiday reads 2016

Summer Holiday Reads 2016

Four books to pack for your summer holiday.   Searching for a book to read on the beach? When the year goes by far too quickly, the last thing you want to do is spend your well-deserved break reading a book that is anything less than great. So I’ve taken all the work out of […]

How to read more

“Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed and some few to be chewed and digested.”  Sir Francis Bacon   Books are incredible things. Unlike movies or music, which are both passive channels, reading requires active participation of the individual, with each mind having different visualisations and interpretations. What other medium allows one […]

5 great books for Christmas presents

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Books are wonders in themselves. Each one holds a self-contained world with myriad experiences contained therein. While many people prefer gimmicks or gadgets for Christmas, the titles below are the perfect gift for any bookworm.   The Mountain Shadow by David Gregory Roberts   The author David Gregory Roberts and his book Shantaram together form an enigma. The […]