People are spending a lot more time at home these days. Whether it’s because of the rolling lockdowns due to coronavirus or because businesses have been hit pretty hard in recent years. As a result, there may be more time available for hobbies and downtime. Reading is a pretty popular hobby as it can be presented in multiple mediums, genres and formats. However, aspiring readers can sometimes find it quite hard to find their way in. Especially those who have never tried before. Here are some top tips and titles that can help you find your way into reading. Some may not apply as well as others, it all depends on your personality as well as how much time you have available, but they’ll certainly help you make the leap into a new hobby.
Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand was published almost a decade ago and it remains one of the best books on the market. It was on the New York Times Bestseller’s list almost 150 times. It spent four years on the list, out of which fourteen weeks were at its top. Today, this written masterpiece remains the fifth non-fiction novel that’s the longest-running bestseller of all times.
YUNGBLUD’s debut graphic novel, ‘The Twisted Tales Of The Ritalin Club’ took the pop culture world by storm last year, selling out within days of its initial release, with fans scrambling to grab a copy. Using his YouTube show, the young English artist announced his return to comics with the sequel: ‘Weird Times at Quarry Banks University’.
For the last decade, comic book adaptations have been gracing our screens large and small, changing the film industry and launching the careers of some of the most famous film stars of this generation. It isn’t just film stars getting their big break in comic book movies, however; musicians have been launched into the mainstream by both Marvel and DC, both of whom seem to be holding the torch for a more progressive entertainment industry.
In a bid to manage the spread of the coronavirus disease, the majority of nations around the world are encouraging their citizens to stay at home all day long. Since most learning institutions have been closed, it might be difficult for some students to study and interact with their friends.
Thanks to the rapid advancement of technology, students can do almost everything they want without risking their health. They can study, listen to music, draw, cook, watch movies, and interact with their friends on social media platforms.
Choosing what to read can be a challenging thing sometimes. Yes, the classics are definitely a must for all students, but where do you go today? There are excellent writers across the globe creating masterpieces as we speak. As a student, you need to find those authors and their books and truly unravel in their beauty.
Songwriter, singer, and multi-disciplinary artist Jehnny Beth has released a brilliant video for her new song, ‘Flower’, today. The video, which was helmed by acclaimed director Anthony Byrne (Peaky Blinders), is Jehnny Beth’s second cinematic collaboration with Byrne; the first was the video for ‘I’m The Man’, which was lauded by the New York Times for its “bravado and tenderness.”
Misunderstood are an English duo from London consisting of Stefan Jenson and Jeff Okyere, who competed in series 15 of The X Factor, as part of the Groups category mentored by Robbie Williams. Amy Bell had the pleasure of speaking to them about their new single, Ride, their time on X Factor, and their 2020 plans.