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Discussing The Giver's Relevance in GIFs

South African schools don’t really study The Giver by Lois Lowry as prescribed reading, so I finally read it last weekend. I had been putting it off for years but it is such a quick and easy read that I could read it in an afternoon. 795 more words


FoxTale Book Shoppe Hosts Lisa Wingate & Renea Winchester

Celebrating #SIBA14: Baby Goats, Melungeons & Books, Glorious Books

In honor of #SIBA14 (the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance’s 2014 tradeshow!), I’ll divert from the norm to cover a recent event at my very most favorite indie bookstore in the world, … 331 more words



This will be quick because I have my Paediatric cases tomorrow and I am far from ready. Last night I had the fantastic opportunity to attend an event hosted by the… 314 more words

Medical School

TTT: Should I Read More?

I have a reading idiosyncrazy idiosyncrasy. When some readers really enjoy a book, they tend to devour everything by that author. Me? I STAY AWAY. It hasn’t always been like this – the reason I have read tons of Jodi Picoult and Karen Kingsbury. 737 more words


Bookish (and not so bookish) Thoughts #7

Linking up with Christine from Bookishly Boisterous for this post (hiiiii! I’ve missed y’all!).

1. I think I’m joining the R.eaders I.mbibing P.eril bookish/bloggy event this year. 499 more words


The Miniaturist, Jessie Burton

It was the beautiful cover and intriguing title of The Miniaturist that caught my eye in the window of Waterstones. The eager recommendation of the cashier after reading the blurb, sealed its fate that I had to read it. 1,209 more words


joanexlibris reblogged this on The Geeky Girl and commented:

A really beautiful cover!But still,don't judge a book by its cover!