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The Stories of Eva Luna

By: Isabel Allende

Publication Date: 1989

Original Language: Spanish

Status: read

Naked parkour and fireworks go together.

Alice hurried back down to the city square to find Sam and Ham and tell them what she had to do, but before she got a chance to rehearse the debrief, she found them sitting on a park bench, glasses of beer in hand, watching. 521 more words


Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I Own The Most Books From

Today’s prompt from The Broke and the Bookish is as follows:

Top 10 Authors I Own The Most Books From

Box set (x2), German editions, Robert Galbraith, etc., etc, <3… 665 more words


Seafoam - An Excerpt From Under The Glistening Surface...

The story goes that when I was born my mum wanted to name me “Seafoam” but dad wasn’t up for that. I love that mum had that very 1970’s notion, though–and being such a water baby who’d cry to be… 1,716 more words

Magical Realism

LANDLINE by Rainbow Rowell


Win a copy of the Landline audio book!

Macmillan Audio has offered up an audio book on CD for one lucky reader! Check out this  450 more words

Book Reviews

The Shadow of the Wind

By: Carlos Ruiz Zafon

Series: Cemetery of Forgotten Books

Publication Date: 2001

Original Language: Spanish

Status: read

{4} The Enchanted by Rene Denfeld

After a time, it seemed that the world inside the books became my world. So when I thought of my childhood, it was dandelion wine and ice cream on a summer porch, like Ray Bradbury, and catching catfish with Huck Finn.

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