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Book #74: The Silkworm (2014)

Author: J.K. Rowling (aka Robert Galbraith)
Language: English
Length: 1048 minutes (17 hours 28 minutes)
Finished listening on: 28 September 2014

Getting this book was a bit of a no-brainer, since the first book in the Cormoran Strike series, The Cuckoo’s Calling, was easily the best audiobook I’ve listened to this year, and I’ve listened to quite a few. 457 more words

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J.K. Rowling Reveals Her Dream Job If She Weren't A Writer

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling won Twitter today by revealing the career she would have adopted were she not a hugely successful writer:

'What would you like to be if you weren't a writer?' An otter weigher.

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Male Authors vs Female Authors

Women prefer books by female authors, while men prefer books by male authors. Discuss.

At least that what the analysis done by Goodreads implies, looking back at 2014. 457 more words

Things I Read

Write More or Less?

Almost everything in the market is mass produced in today. Even if it is a limited edition, often thousands are made and sold.

It is funny but iPhones (Apple products in general) try to create an illusion of exclusivity, in spite of being sold by the millions. 1,300 more words

Writing

Book Vs. Film(s): Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (J.K. Rowling)

  

I’m not quite sure where to begin with Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Being the final book, there’s an awful lot to take in as Harry faces a final showdown with Voldemort and the story comes to a very dramatic conclusion, plus there are more deaths than if Miss Marple had been invited to stay for the weekend. 2,804 more words

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My Favourite Works of Fiction

Warning: Overuse of the words ‘awesome’, ‘good’ and ‘great’.

So here’s my list:

1. Harry Potter by JK Rowling – What can I say about this? 508 more words

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Women Authors

I got to thinking: How many women authors have I read so far? I’d always figured that most of my favorite books were written by women, but making this list proved to be difficult. 692 more words

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