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Highway Robbery in the Fiction Section

I was mugged last week. The criminal stole all the books in my backpack and tossed a couple of dollars over his shoulder as he ran off laughing. 707 more words


Story Time - Indigo In The City

Note: I am not going to be specific about location. Just know it’s in Canada and in Canada we have 3 reoccurring book stores all over the place: Indigo, Chapters and Coles. 416 more words

Why my wallet is empty Part 2

I believe I deserve a treat from myself after the most horrible week of my life. I had my exams last week and while I studied really hard I’m still not too confident about my grades. 414 more words


Novel First Impressions

I once listened, with much incredulity and no small amount of disbelief, to a professor claiming the ability to discern whether or not he would enjoy a book – any book – based upon the first sentence alone. 856 more words


Ramble 36: My trip to the book fair

I decided to do something people call “live blogging” and since my day yesterday was pretty interesting, I wanted to give it a shot. So, live blogging is basically blogging about your life. 296 more words

February 2015

New York comics haul

So I spent last week in New York, and between a visit to Forbidden Planet and Strand, this happened.

Some are series I already follow (Serenity, Saga, Chew, Fables), others were your recommendations (Ex Machina, Ms Marvel, Runaways, Rat Queens, Hawkeye) and other were pushes from the nice staff at Forbidden Planet (Locke & Key, Preacher, Planetary). 16 more words

Book Talk

Book Shopping in Turkey: Istanbul

Cross-posted from Chelsea’s blog, The Globally Curious.

Tintin and I recently took a trip to Turkey, with 10 days of backpacking along the  695 more words