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'Weird Things Customers Say in Bookshops' and 'More Weird Things Customers Say in Bookshops' by Jen Campbell ****

One would think that those who peruse the many bookshops up and down the breadth of England would be relatively intelligent – right?  Wrong, according to author Jen Campbell.  352 more words

Spring Cleaning: The Book Edition Part 3

This time it’s serious.

These are books that I started and then just stopped reading for whatever reason. Some of them have been lying around for absolutely AGES and a decision has to be made on whether to persevere or throw in the towel. 843 more words


Spring Cleaning: The Book Edition Part 2

The story so far……. can be found here

This lot is the pile of books where I remember when and/or why I started reading or why I want to read them for those ones which are part of my bad habit of pulling things out of the stacks because something was triggered by another book. 706 more words


Spring Cleaning: The Book Edition Part 1

So, I’ve not been hitting the books quite as much lately. This isn’t a reading slump as such (or at least I don’t think so) but is partly due to the fact that there are just so many books in the house, leading to a TBR pile the size of Ben Nevis and too much choice. 377 more words


Book Reviewlets: Americanah

The recent decreased frequency of TfH blogging has decreased my life satisfaction.

And yours too, I’m sure.


I haven’t read a single poor review of… 625 more words

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Book Reviewlets: How the Dead Dream

When I was in college, a young punk complained, about One Hundred Years of Solitude, “Why do we have to talk about politics? It’s ruining the aesthetics of the novel!” 663 more words

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Crisis at the Bookstore!

Look! That book cover is PURTY. Didn’t that book get reviewed in the Times this weekend?

Should I buy it?

I only sold a few widgets at the widgetmart this weekend. 261 more words

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