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Bigmouth Strikes Again, or: I Know Morrissey Hates It When People Use This Title and He Is Exactly the Kind of Person to Google Himself

Morrissey is writing a novel, and this worries me. It worries me because he is a fantastic writer who has never had or needed constraints, and writing a novel without constraints requires tremendous self-discipline or the egregious ability to completely ignore reading as a reader would. 1,219 more words


Review: Falling Kingdoms By Morgan Rhodes.

From the blurb:

In a land where magic has been forgotten but peace has reigned for centuries, a deadly unrest is simmering.
Three kingdoms battle for power. 489 more words


The Book Exchange

One of my favourite bookshops – favourite places even – is The Book Exchange in Amsterdam (for more pictures and information, see this page). This place is proof that if someone wants to take all my money and not get arrested for it, setting up an independent, used book shop is the best way to go about it. 183 more words


I READ great ideas

Little diwa is a very proud bookworm. In fact she thinks being a dork is a compliment!
(she isn’t brainy enough to be a nerd just yet…) … 119 more words


A House With Special Gifts For Its Guests

THE HOUSE AT THE END OF HOPE STREET by Menna Van Praag published by Penguin Books was a delightful surprise.  Although, the cover blurb by Sarah Addison Allen (“SAA”) author of LOST LAKE, and a host of other books I love,  should have clued me in as to the magic that waited inside.  293 more words