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Why Printed Books Won't (Hopefully) Go Away

by Josh Catone
this article first appeared on Mashable on Jan. 16, 2013

Measured en masse, the stack of “books I want to read” that sits precariously on the edge of a built-in bookshelf in my dining room just about eclipses 5,000 pages. 1,878 more words

Culture

Reading Re-Forms Your Face to Look Smarter

I sometimes face the mirror longer than usual just to study how I look on certain moods–casual, contented, pleased, irked, angry, happy, sad, moody, meditative, etc. 351 more words

Reading

Where History and Fiction Meet: Top 12 Historical Novels

Historical fiction, the vast territory where history meets fiction, can be a story about prehistoric times or the Elizabethan era or the American Civil War. It can be a sweeping epic or a thriller or a bodice ripper. 363 more words

Books

People on Shelves (re-post)

I’ve been busy moving furniture, organizing things, and cleaning since yesterday evening and while I’ve accomplished a lot, I’m rather tired. I assembled a new bookshelf today and while doing so I remembered a post from my old blog about how people are like books with their own stories to tell… 390 more words

Inspiration

Let's have a little chat about Gone Girl.

(SPOILERS AHEAD. If you haven’t read the book or seen the movie, do not read further!)

I finally saw the movie “Gone Girl” after many sang its praises like it was the second coming of Christ. 867 more words

Reading Books

Percy Jackson and the Heroes of Olympus Book Tag

Hey! This book tag was created by The Writing Hufflepuff and here is the link to the blog post: http://thewritinghufflepuff.wordpress.com/2014/10/05/percy-jackson-and-the-heroes-of-olympus-book-tag/

Since I’m a huge fan of Rick Riordan’s writing, I thought I might do this book tag :) Here goes nothing… 469 more words

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Book Review: "Not My Daughter" by Barbara Delinsky

“Not My Daughter” by Barbara Delinsky (2011)

Genre: Contemporary, Adult, Family, Women’s Fiction

Page Length: 352 pages (paperback)

Synopsis:

When Susan Tate’s seventeen-year-old daughter, Lily, announces she is pregnant, Susan is stunned. 477 more words

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