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Here we hope you will enjoy your stay and find many helpful tips and words of encouragement. You may find interesting ideas for marriage, cooking, gardening, organizing, health issues, homeschooling your children, and other solutions you may want to implement in your family. 134 more words


November Book Haul

The eagle-eyed amongst you might have spotted that I haven’t published any book haul posts since August.  This is because I have been very restrained with adding to my TBR, focusing instead on reading books which I already own, as well as many tomes which are still unread on my Kindle.  646 more words

Truth & Bright Water by Thomas King and Truth & Bright Water by Thomas King

Ever get a book out of the library and then decide, nah, I should probably own this?

Uh, me either. 

I haven’t even cracked it yet – in fact, I haven’t cracked either of them – but it’s  92 more words

Book Haul: August 2017

I had planned not to buy any books in August; needless to say, that did not quite go to plan, despite my being on holiday for a fortnight!  555 more words

#1 Emma by Jane Austen (1897)

Old things have always fascinated me, but not for the objects themselves. I loved them because of where they had been. This was true of books as well. 418 more words

19th Century

No-Buy July

Well, I’ve finally had to institute a book-buying ban.

Buying new books is actually a sort of addiction for me. I am constantly on Book Depository… 558 more words

Book Blog

My Own Little Library

Before we start I would just like to point out that AbeBooks has a 50% sale on a range of their books until the 27th June, grab yourself a used perfect condition classic before the sale ends. 705 more words