Dominique is usually thinking about food or books. She is often off-kilter but in her own anomalous way. She’d rather not choose between two options, because in the end, the answer will be both. Living with the joy of annotated books and pristine pages, descriptive prose and illustrations, books and movies, and movies that have been adapted from books.
Only late nights, and never early mornings because sleeping in is life. She is inspired by her children in the everyday normal routines, and photographs. When not reading or behind the camera, she is thumbing through recipes to expand her children’s palette or looking at book pictures on Pinterest. Or just daydreaming.
The Diary of a Reader is her happy place. She has always been on the move —completing her schooling several times over landing with 5 degrees with the most recent being a Master’s—and calls Miami her home. She is currently based in the US. Her very essence thrives on books, and she wouldn’t have it any other way.
About The Diary of a Reader
This story began as a scattered hobby in July 2020, completely centered around books and the love they bring. Starting a reading journal seemed like the best thing to do; as reading has always been my hobby ever since I was little. I loved it, so why not? Over the years, this journal has evolved from a reading diary into a creative outlet of images and stories. With the addition of the love I developed with the camera when my children were born, I decided to combine the two. Relearning how to edit photos and using that knowledge to develop my Bookstagram.
You’ll find a bit of everything here. But, I want to showcase books that bring joy, words that linger, and things that stir the happiness buried in me.
I hope you’ll enjoy perusing The Diary of a Reader with as much as I joy I have in creating it. I hope it will be a space to wrap yourself in and give you all the cozy feels. Be it to spark interest in a book or give you the idea to create your own blog or simply urge you to be comfortably happy in solitude. I hope it inspires you.
I’d love to chat and see if we can work together.
To work or collaborate with me, for inquiries, to recommend something that caught your eye, or simply to say hello, please email me at: [email protected].