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Q&A with Daniel Livesay, author of Children of Uncertain Fortune: Mixed-Race Jamaicans in Britain and the Atlantic Family, 1733-1833

Daniel Livesay is Associate Professor of History at Claremont McKenna College in Claremont, CA.  His research focuses on questions of race, slavery, and family in the colonial Atlantic World. 3,819 more words


There Was An Old Giant Who Swallowed A Clock - Perfect Picture Book Friday

Looking for a new read aloud? One that’s absurd—sure to make kids laugh? Look no further. But what’s truly special about this book is its design and illustrations. 238 more words


Godsend by JA Marley - Review.

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It has been eighteen months since Danny Felix pulled off the robbery of his life.  His plan brought London to a standstill, but at a heavy price. 566 more words


The Way You Make Me Feel - Maurene Goo

The Way You Make Me Feel by Maurene Goo

My rating: 3 of 5 stars
Received: Publisher
Published: May 8th, 2018
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Review: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling

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When Dumbledore arrives at Privet Drive one summer night to collect Harry Potter, his wand hand is blackened and shrivelled, but he does not reveal why. 427 more words


Do You Dog Ear Your Page?

In the bookish world, this is truly the great debate of our time. As a community we must consider whether dog ear-ing pages of a book should be considered  wanton destruction, or simply the most convenient way to mark your place in a book. 359 more words


The Bibliophile reblogged this on The Curious Chapter and commented:

I love this post by @thespellboundlibrarian! It really made me think about how I feel about dog-eared pages... While most of my reading is done on an electronic device, I love printed books. I no longer dog-ear my pages; however, when I was younger, I did. Would love to hear your thoughts on this! ❤️

New Book Review: Thomas Roulet on Mark de Rond's Doctors at War #sssi #sociology #orgstudies

We have just published Thomas Roulet’s review of Mark de Rond’s ethnography “Doctors at War”. Roulet writes “Mark de Rond brilliantly presents the human side of those doctors, making them incredibly relatable. 55 more words

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