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The Witch's Bookshelf: The Girl on the Train (Book Review)

The Girl on the Train: Paula Hawkins

I knew I would like The Girl on a Train when I saw the movie trailer in theaters (Snowden being the movie of choice). 449 more words


10/19/16 Reads

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Rachel takes the same commuter train every morning and night. Every day she rattles down the track, flashes past a stretch of cozy suburban homes, and stops at the signal that allows her to daily watch the same couple breakfasting on their deck. 307 more words

The Shelf


A book has come out recently on the subject of bestsellers:The Bestseller Code: Anatomy of a Blockbuster Novel. In it the authors, two Stamford academics, Jodie Archer and Matthew Jockers, describe how they created an algorithm and then used it to scan 20,000… 805 more words


Which would you choose?

Here’s something that I was thinking about last night. There’s no right answer, but I would be very curious as to the reason why you answer the way that you do. 421 more words

Scare up a Read for Halloween

Halloween is near! Curl up and have a good scare…

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What I Do: Alex Adsett on the Ins and Outs of Working as a Literary Agent

by Malcolm Neil

For most of us, working as a literary agent seems like a dream. Reading books for a living, hobnobbing with incredible creators from all over the world, helping deserving authors succeed—it all sounds kind of perfect. 766 more words