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New Book Wednesday - Ghostly Edition

We need a little supernatural something-or-other for the Halloween weekend, right? So, here’s Cornelia Funke’s Ghost Knight.

This is a really fun story about Jon, a young man recently sent to boarding school. 133 more words

New Books

“Some books should be tasted, some devoured, but only a few should be chewed and digested thoroughly.”

-Francis Bacon

(also in Inkheart by Cornelia Funke.)

Hanna Sophia Mann

Quote of the Week #86


And the quote for this week is:

“Stories never really end…even if the books like to pretend they do. Stories always go on. They don’t end on the last page, any more than they begin on the first page.” 9 more words

My Christmas conundrum

I know it’s still September, but only just. The shops are already full of Christmas stuff. Saw some ugly trees at Dobbies the other day, and was disappointed, as this year I might actually be interested in a new tree (on account of the old one possibly not fitting into the new house so well). 390 more words


My First Love Was A Place: Venetian Nights

Ah, Venice! Even though I have yet to actually go, it still holds a special place in my heart. I spent so long learning all I could about it that I could still recite the facts. 236 more words

It's Not Traveling, It's Gallivanting

Five Author Quotes For Inspiration

Lisa See says, “Read a thousand books, and your words will flow like a river.”

How many of you have read her Snow Flower and the Secret Fan… 405 more words

Julaina Kleist-Corwin