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Ingenious book design

Every Thursday afternoon our preservation volunteers diligently clean items from collection D2375, the archive from Calke Abbey. There was a surprise in store while cleaning D2375/A/S/1/1/1 though, a fifteenth century Alstonefield Manor Court book. 181 more words


Judge a Book by its Spine

They say to never judge a book by its cover (though we all do), but what about its spine? While in libraries, bookstores, and private homes we all try our best to face our beautiful collections out for all of the world to behold, most collections are smooshed together citing space considerations, presenting only the slender spine of the work. 414 more words


#bookreview A Thousand Paper Birds by @TorUdall published by @circusbooks

A constellation of silent grief and loneliness, beauty, love and loss in Kew gardens. Jonah, Chloe, Milly and Harry all linked together by Audrey, who has shifted off this mortal coil for another world. 285 more words

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Friday Write-Day: I Need A Map!

I realized this week that I don’t have a nicely illustrated map of my fantasy world.

For anyone familiar with fantasy novels, having a beautiful map for the reader to reference as they journey through this fictional world is, like, where 60% of the enjoyment of fantasy stories comes from. 378 more words

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Book Jacket Project

The books I got assigned for this project were Michael Pollan’s The Omnivore’s Dilemma and Second Nature. Both books are related in their themes of mans relationships with nature and agriculture. 49 more words

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New Book Cover- Krakendraca!

Thank you to Richard Kefford for another book cover commission, this time for Krakendraca: The Loch Naver Monster, the second story in his monster series of children’s books! 115 more words