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The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin

“On the faded Island Books sign hanging over the porch of the Victorian cottage is the motto “No Man Is an Island; Every Book Is a World.” A. 1,050 more words

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Libriomancer by Jim C. Hines

What’s not to love in a book about magic wielding librarians versus evil vampires?! I’m a sucker for a good Urban Fantasy novel with plenty of action, and this one delivers. 377 more words

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Review: The Word Exchange by Alena Graedon

In the not-so-distant future, the forecasted “death of print” has become a reality. Bookstores, libraries, newspapers, and magazines are things of the past, and we spend our time glued to handheld devices called Memes that not only keep us in constant communication but also have become so intuitive that they hail us cabs before we leave our offices, order takeout at the first growl of a hungry stomach, and even create and sell language itself in a marketplace called the Word Exchange. 712 more words

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Fiction Friday: Children's Books about Books!

By Leslie Lindsay

[this piece originally "aired" on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 over at http://www.speakingofapraxia.com

I read a lot. Grown-up fiction? You bet. The backs of cereal boxes? 532 more words

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The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry - a review

“…have I got a book for you!”

This quote from The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry, by Gabrielle Zevin perfectly sums up how I feel about this book.

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The Yellow-Lighted Bookshop: A Review

For book lovers, there’s just something about books about books, and in The Yellow-Lighted Bookshop, San Francisco author Lewis Buzbee does something few writers would be able to: he makes the history of the book and the bookstore something you just can’t put down. 393 more words