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#BookADayUK: The Novel You Wish You'd Written

In June the Borough Press encouraged everyone to tweet a book a day to celebrate Independent Booksellers Week. It was so popular that Doubleday Books UK have decided to keep it going through July. 47 more words


Book Review - The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon

This is one that’s been on my To Read list for a long time. The Shadow of the Wind (Penguin Books, 2001) takes place in Barcelona, following the Second World War. 497 more words

Book Reviews

Book Review: Marina

By Carlos Ruiz Zafón

My Edition:
ARC Paperback, 326 pages
2014, Little, Brown
ISBN: 9780316044714 (hardcover, via Amazon)

I received this book for free from LibraryThing’s Early Reviewers Program in exchange for an honest review. 999 more words


Carlos Ruíz Zafón - Der Fürst des Parnass

Wie Millionen anderer Leser_innen auf dieser Welt verfolge auch ich seit einigen Jahren gespannt und voller Bewunderung die Schriftstellerkarriere von Carlos Ruíz Zafón, jener katalanische Schriftsteller, der es geschafft hat, Barcelona zum Schauplatz einer sagenumwobenen Geschichte rundum einen Friedhof der vergessenen Bücher und einer barcelonesischen Buchhändlerfamilie zu machen. 385 more words


Recommended Read: The Shadow of the Wind

The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Book Description from Amazon

Hidden in the heart of the old city of Barcelona is the ‘cemetery of lost books’, a labyrinthine library of obscure and forgotten titles that have long gone out of print. 353 more words

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New to the Shelves

Lots of highly-anticipated titles came in to the library this week – have you put in your holds? This week, we’re traveling all over with our new YA picks. 872 more words


“El dinero no compra la felicidad, pero si todo lo demás”

de Carlos Ruiz Zafón