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Here I go pimping because I have a reading habbit

I’ve been a member of Oyster for…about 10 months now. Can you believe I’ve NEVER paid for the service? I got a free month when I bought my laptop with QVC. 300 more words


Falling Off the Wagon

Book Buyers Anonymous. Or in this case, not-so-anonymous. A new book with a drumbeat of pretty blurbs? Like catnip to the cat, my friends.

Last year I vowed to save my groaning bookshelf (it speaks Spanish — “ 268 more words

Book Addiction

I would like to say that it has only recently dawned on me that I have a serious book needing addiction. And a book buying addiction. 237 more words


The latest stash

so the last week I’ve been super busy with assignment work, but did reward myself with a much anticipated trip to a book sale I’d been waiting two months for. 83 more words


Victory over book chaos

I have designated this week as the Book Culling Week. The urge to get rid of some of my personal ‘stock’ was prompted by rampant growth of precarious stalagmites of ARCs and galleys on the floor of my apartment. 499 more words

Book Stacks

On Val McDermid, Gothic Graveyards and Literary Greats

Val McDermid is not a women to be bothered by the gothic macabre of tombstones, as an encounter in an Edinburgh graveyard reveals. The location was chosen by The Guardian’s culture reporter… 1,071 more words

Crime Mystery & Thrillers

It's All About them Books (No Kindle)!

It’s Sunday evening, yes? So time to kick off the shoes, put away the day’s cares and get out a good book to read.  But before you do, to get you in the mood, here’s a really fun tribute to reading books, in the form of a parody of the (brilliant) song All About That Bass.   73 more words