Best Thriller Manga

You know that feeling when you are reading a story so compelling that you never want to stop reading? Your senses are heightened and you have no interest in anything happening around you. You forget to breathe, your heartbeat quickens and you scream out expletives when something unexpected happens. That is the fever of a…

How to get books for free (and cheap)

Are you broke because you splurged on something as silly as clothes? (Lul, noob mistake- never buy anything except books) Don’t be a book pirate. The author will haunt your dreams. If you follow this guide and get books legally, the authors will send you Diwali gifts. Perhaps you are a new reader who wants…

Is Death Note The Ultimate Weapon?

The human whose name is written in this note shall die.  No other words have evoked such immense curiosity in my mind than these when I read the first chapter of Death Note by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata. Death Note has become one of the the most popular Manga (and as an extension, Anime)….

How to be productive when sick? (Productive Leisure/Active Leisure)

First and foremost: You don’t have to be productive in every waking moment of your life. According to my definition of productivity (getting more done is less time, more effectively) , you should focus on quality, not quantity. Obviously, if you do the best you can on days of good health, you have every right…

Best Reading Experience? (Kindle Paperwhite 5-year Review)

Thanks to Pixabay for the image! I have always loved reading thanks to the love of reading my mom instilled in me when I was just a little boy (thanks Aaie!) I was a regular at my school library and was a proud owner of a subscription to excellent children’s magazines Champak, Tinkle and Disney…

Music speaks louder than words (Your Lie in April review)

This is the first of a new format of articles in which I will be reviewing good art forms in pop culture including books, manga, movies, anime, music and gaming. My goal with this series is to highlight excellent artists and benefit you readers with an amazing experience that you will cherish. None of these…

Be selfish and prioritize your happiness

Image by pixabay A lot of people get too caught up in career and family life while completely disregarding their happiness. We find a heroic notion in this by terming it ‘sacrifice’. Not prioritizing your happiness is a terrible thing to do to yourself and to those close to you. An unhappy person can only…

Best free books to read right now!

Read the previous article now if you haven’t. Don’t worry, I’ll wait! Hate reading? I’ll change your mind Now that you’ve done that, let’s proceed. Amazon has done a good job making all the classics available for free and (unlike Google Play Books) you don’t need to provide card details to download these free books…