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bookish: The Wind in the Willows, again

The other day, the Boy and I were talking about The Wind in the Willows, as we often do, and specifically about Wayfarers All. In this chapter of my beloved book, Ratty becomes seduced by the charms of travel and faraway adventure. 510 more words

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Caught in the Doldrums

So there’s this book I read once when I was younger, and I thought it was wonderfully whimsical and it tickled my bookish nerdiness. It’s called The Phantom Tollbooth, and there’s a part in there about getting caught in the “doldrums,” a place that a quick look-up on… 608 more words

Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I Own The Most Books From

Today’s prompt from The Broke and the Bookish is as follows:

Top 10 Authors I Own The Most Books From

Box set (x2), German editions, Robert Galbraith, etc., etc, <3… 665 more words



The lovely Cristina over at Girl in the Pages started Sunday Funday as a way to recap the bookish (and not-so-bookish) things that have happened that week. 443 more words


Quote Quoted: Everything Leads to You

I recently read Everything Leads to You by Nina LaCour. I absolutely adored this quote, especially because it can be applied to movies as well as books. 138 more words


Summer Blogger Promo Tour: The Book Bratz

Today for the Summer Blogger Promo Tour, I’ve got our lovely hosts, Jessica and Amber of the Book Bratz, on the blog with a short little interview about books. 472 more words


"What kind of stories?" "The best kind, of course...the kind about monsters and myths. Longtales, some call them—"

One of my friends recently asked me why I read epic fantasy novels with bad covers. The last three books I read were all set squarely within this genre – all three are by Brandon Sanderson, to whom I’ve already written loving paeans on this blog. 3,314 more words