The Best Places for Every Bookworm

We all read for different reasons. Some people read because it is required in their school or work, while others read to get information, and some others still take reading as their pastime. Whatever reason you may have for reading, there are many great bookstores in Singapore from which you can find books to quench your need for knowledge and learning.

BooksActually

If you are in search of good reads on fiction and literature, BooksActually has an abundance of those kinds of books being an old English bookstore in Singapore. You can also find books of essays, poetry, critical works, and literary journals. This bookstore, located in Yong Siak Street in Tiong Bahru Estate, also provides books in various fields such as music, film, history, biography, human sciences, and current affairs.

POPULAR

The country’s leading bookstore chain, POPULAR has a total of 10 branches, with the biggest one being in Orchard Road. This bookstore offers all sorts of books—with a range of fiction, non-fiction and academic books—and assessment for all school levels. Not only that, this bookstore also sells arts and crafts materials as well as electronics and computer software.

Kinokuniya

Kinokuniya, a bookstore that originated in Japan, sells lots of Japanese, Chinese, French, German, and English books and magazines of any genre. They have fiction, non-fiction, graphic books, comics, and many more. Today, Kinokuniya has three branches in Singapore—Liang Court, Bugis, and Ngee Ann City.

Woods in the Book

Bookworms love Woods in the Book because of its selection of books and the store’s interior design. Aside from picture books, pop-up books, comics and graphic novels, this bookstore also sells artworks made by its co-owner Mike Foo. All these things can be found in this bright, colourful and cosy bookstore along Club Street with paintings, pictures and hand-made toys on the ceiling and walls.

Top 4 Eco-Friendly Cars

Although everybody doesn’t have the same opinion on the harms caused by pollution, everybody has the same belief on the idea that less waste is always better. Help conserve clean air by using eco-friendly cars. These cars run on electricity, bio-diesel, ethanol and natural gas instead of the usual gas used by regular cars. But what are the available environment-friendly cars in the market? Let’s find out.

Toyota Prius

This car is a full hybrid mid-sized hatchback. It has been rated as among the cleanest cars sold in the market for the past five years. It is also the most popular name for high-efficiency automobiles, setting the standards of green cars year after year. And although there are already so many car models surpassed its energy efficiency, still, no other car balances dependability, drivability and efficiency so well.

Honda Civic Natural Gas

Civic natural gas runs on cleanest-burning fuel, and awarded as the Green Car of 2012 by LA Auto Show. This year’s units are upgraded to 240 miles on a tankful of compressed natural gas, which outshines most electric-powered vehicles.

Lexus CT200

Lexus CT200h is said to be the world’s first full hybrid luxury compact car. It’s powered by the newest Lexus hybrid technology that combines a high-powered electronic motor with an innovative compressed battery, refined energy management system and a 1.8-litre petrol engine that can run for 43mpg.

Ford Fusion Hybrid

This is one of the best quality hybrids available in the market. Drivers will be in awe with its unnoticeable shift from electric to gas. Fusion Hybrid owners love the savings they get on fuel and its 47 miles-per-gallon range. Added by its classy sleek appearance and smooth ride, Ford Fusion Hybrid is definitely one of the must-have hybrid cars.