HOW TO CLEAN BOOKS: REMOVE STAINS, MOLD, AND DIRT FROM OLD BOOKS

HOW TO CLEAN BOOKS: REMOVE STAINS, MOLD, AND DIRT FROM OLD BOOKS

1. TAKE STOCK The key to any successful mission is prep. You’re going to need a plan of attack if you want to keep your old book nice. That means identifying not only the book’s most serious issues, but making sure that you’re not going to hurt it. List everything you want to do to the book before you start. Then, one at a time, test any cleaning supplies that you want to use on small, unimportant pieces of the…

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WHAT CLASSICS WOULD LOOK LIKE ON DIFFERENT TV CHANNELS

WHAT CLASSICS WOULD LOOK LIKE ON DIFFERENT TV CHANNELS

  PRIDE AND PREJUDICE CW: Very broody. Set in high school. Every actor is 28 and also has a breathtakingly symmetrical face. Mary has glasses, and thus, is a nerd. CBS: Pride and Prejudice FBI. Eliza whips off her glasses and announces “It is a truth universally acknowledged that a tired agent must be in want of a MURDERER”. Fox: Canceled when Lydia runs off with Wickham. HBO: There is so much hate-sex between Elizabeth and Darcy, but it’s like,…

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Book Quotes that will help you survive life

Book Quotes that will help you survive life

This March has been tough, whether it’s the ever changing weather, exams or personal issues. And honestly, we can scream out to the world as much as we’d like but healing is a process which requires us to be patient. It needs resilience and optimism, which is why we have a list of all the quotes from books that will help you go through life:   “You can’t force love, I realized. It’s there or it isn’t. If it’s not…

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Book Review: Inferno by Dan Brown

Book Review: Inferno by Dan Brown

Harvard professor of symbology Robert Langdon awakens in an Italian hospital, disoriented and with no recollection of the past thirty-six hours, including the origin of the macabre object hidden in his belongings. With a relentless female assassin trailing them through Florence, he and his resourceful doctor, Sienna Brooks, are forced to flee. Embarking on a harrowing journey, they must unravel a series of codes, which are the work of a brilliant scientist whose obsession with the end of the world…

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Books to Binge if you miss Stranger Things

Books to Binge if you miss Stranger Things

If you’re a Stranger Things fan, who has no clue what to do with your time till the next season comes out this year (like all of us at Bookchor), don’t worry because we have you guys covered! Here is a list that can binge(read) while we all wait for the Hawkins’ kids gang to return with their groove! 1.’Sleeping Beauties’ by Stephen King and Owen King It’s impossible to watch Stranger Things and not think of one of Stephen King, which…

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9 Books on Magical Realism to get you hooked to the Genre

9 Books on Magical Realism to get you hooked to the Genre

Magical realism leaves a lot of readers in confusion. A mode that exists somewhere between fantasy and reality, many readers get it mixed up with speculative fiction, urban fantasy, and more. It can be unsettling, and some readers find it absolutely infuriating. The magical realist genre was born in Latin America, but the magical realist mode extends much further. The magical realist mode is made up of the moment when the reader (and sometimes the character) is unsure if, within…

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4 Magical Book Series in works for Future Adaptations

4 Magical Book Series in works for Future Adaptations

1. DEBORAH HARKNESS’S ALL SOULS SERIES / AMC’S A DISCOVERY OF WITCHES Teresa Palmer as Diana Bishop – A Discovery of Witches _ Season 1 – Photo Credit: Adrian Rogers/SKY Productions/Sundance Now   Based on Deborah Harkness‘ bestselling All Souls trilogy, AMC’s upcoming TV adaptation A Discovery of Witches follows Diana Bishop, a historian and reluctant witch who accidentally calls up a bewitched manuscript. This mistake will propel her into a world of dark magic and forbidden love… thereby introducing her to the intriguing, mysterious geneticist and vampire Matthew Clairmont….

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9 Hilarious Literature Related Tweets from Last Week

9 Hilarious Literature Related Tweets from Last Week

The week is long and full of terrors. Whether you can’t survive another second without the upcoming Game of Thrones season or you’ve just been worn down by the crushing weight of the workweek, some Friday twitterature is sure to perk you right up. Don’t want to be ‘perked up’ and would rather slowly decompose in bed for the next few days? Your bed is just a good a place as any to have a laugh at some delightful twitterary content. It…

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Game Of Thrones Season 8 Episodes’ Runtimes!

Game Of Thrones Season 8 Episodes’ Runtimes!

Our long nightmare is almost over. In just a few weeks, Game of Thrones will return to television screens for the final season, where we’ll (hopefully) see our questions answered! The final showdown between Westeros and the Night King is brewing. We can’t wait, but to tide us over, HBO has released the official episode runtimes (finally!). While the first two episodes are distressingly short, each under an hour, the final 4 are more in line with what HBO promised for the ‘movie-length’ season…

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21 CRAZY FACTS ABOUT DR. SEUSS

21 CRAZY FACTS ABOUT DR. SEUSS

Responsible for introducing some of the most iconic literary characters in history, such as the Cat in the hat and the Grinch, Dr. Seuss cemented his legacy as being one of the most successful and memorable children’s author. His wisdom pages are not just the delight of every child’s bookshelf but are also equally loved by adults. To celebrate his legacy, here are 21 facts about him, that will make you go WHATTTTTTT?!   1. Think Dr. Seuss’ stories were inspired…

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