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|| TOP 5 || My Pre-Order List ||

If you’re into books then you’ll know how important pre-orders can be to a books success, all pre-orders count towards the first week of sales, meaning it can have a huge impact on how well a book does. 405 more words


My Unread Shelf: Non-fiction

With the New Year starting a couple weeks ago (does anyone else feel like they’ve lived a lifetime since then?), I’m still on my “New Year, New Me” kick. 1,728 more words

Alexandra Horowitz

An invitation

Read me some Thunderbolts today, starting with issue #152, the issue that kicked off the Violent Rejection TPB. I ended the day with two issues short of finishing the collected edition. 189 more words


Obscure Poe: "The Rationale of Verse"

Obscure Poe: “The Rationale of Verse”, Edgar Allan Poe, Southern Literary Messenger, October-November 1848.

This is a long essay, 45 pages long in my Library of America edition. 994 more words

Book Review

Essay: Rapturous Word Smithery

If I use the word rapture, what do you think?

Is it a feeling of intense pleasure or joy, or something religious? I recently used it, but reconsidered because of the second coming link. 652 more words


ON THIS DAY: December 8, 2018

December 8th is

Chocolate Brownie Day

National Lard Day

Pretend To Be A Time Traveler Day *


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