It’s the perfect time to cozy up on the couch with a fluffy blanket, a warm drink (I prefer hot chocolate, but you do you), twinkly lights, and a good book. From YA fiction to classics, these 8 holiday-themed reads are bound to get you into the spirit (if you aren’t already!) and provide you with a reason to stay out of the cold.
If you are a teen writer (like me!), the answer is probably heck ya!
It’s true, J.K. Rowling has absolutely taken over and led the way for YA readers with Harry Potter. Of course, I’m a total Potter Head. But as a writer, your goal should not be to become the “next J.K. Rowling.” That’s how you turn into a copycat.
Not sure what to get that book lover in your life? Want to treat yourself to a bookish goody? Inspire your Valentine's Day adventure with these literary ideas!
1. Find your literary crush! Head to a bookstore and pick a story to fall in love with OR bring that special book lover in your life and let them pick up a new novel. Your treat!
Do you prefer reading to socializing? Are you more of an introvert?
Don’t have "the guilties” because you enjoy your alone time. It’s healthy to spend time with yourself. Enjoy the quietness and get lost in a story for a while.
"The guilties” are a commonly misplaced sense of guilt when enjoying something you feel you shouldn’t. For example, giving up a night out with friends to enjoy a good book can give someone "the guilties”. Although this phenomenon is a growing issue among the reading community, it has a cure.