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David Mitchell's The Bone Clocks (Book Acquired, 8.19.2014)

David Mitchell’s new novel The Bone Clocks showed up at Biblioklept World Headquarters earlier this week, but I’ve been busy with the start of the Fall semester and haven’t had a chance to get into it yet. 322 more words

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ARCs

Just last year, I got to read my first ARC book, a copy of And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini. It was such a thrill to think that I got to see a book before others, and one that might have been more what Hosseini had originally envisioned. 355 more words

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First things first...

… I’m the realest.

Ha! Has that been done? Whatever. I just did it. 

Hello there, I’m Carla. I’m a reader more than a writer, but am keen on writing when it comes to reading. 101 more words

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Paper Crystals - Gemini

Gemini designed by David Mitchell
Folded by Franck Ramaharo

Unit Origami

The Sort-Of-Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay

            I have mixed feelings about Michael Chabon’s epic Pulitzer-prize-winning masterwork, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay. My feelings about the book fluctuated, as I read it, between flat-out amazement and disappointment. 870 more words

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On Interconnectivity and Human Proximity

I’ve been thinking about these concepts for a while now. And after a bit of thought and research, I’ve come up with a few ideas to throw out into the world. 943 more words

Read The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell (well, a pre-publication extract)

I fling open my bedroom curtains, and there’s the thirsty sky and the wide river full of ships and boats and stuff, but I’m already thinking of Vinny’s chocolatey eyes, shampoo down Vinny’s back, beads of sweat on Vinny’s shoulders, and Vinny’s sly laugh, and by now my heart’s going mental and, God, I wish I was waking up at Vinny’s place in Peacock Street and not in my own stupid bedroom. 613 more words

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