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Another trip around the Sun..

I just got through with birthday week, and all I want to do is sleep for about 2 days straight. I love that I have so many people in my life that want to celebrate with me, and take me out, and do things for me, it’s amazing and I’m so grateful for it all. 791 more words

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Review: The Boy in the Earth by Fuminori Nakamura

Nakamura has become one of my favorite writers; he is lyrical but chooses his words carefully…almost sparse with them so that they seem to pack more of punch, IMO. 128 more words

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Kid's Review: Don't Cross the Line by Isabel Minhos Martins & Bernardo Carvalho

This slapstick postmodern tale is also a profound statement about dictatorship and peaceful revolution, from an award-winning author/illustrator team.

My friends here could say they could spot this ‘Julie pick’ a mile off, I’m sure! 91 more words


Shakespeare Week

Shakespeare Activity Session for Children on Saturday March 25  from 11am to 11.30am

At Lower Earley Library, Maiden Erlegh Library, Wokingham Library and Woodley Library, Just drop in and try some fun Shakespeare themed activities for children aged 7 and over. 490 more words


Review: A Taste of Honey by Kai Ashante Wilson

This book did so many things so well. It perfectly evoked that life consuming intensity and abandon of a first young romance, as well as the tension and pain of love amidst cultural and familial adversity. 216 more words

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World Storytelling Day!

As a bookstore, we know the power of stories. Our shelves are full of tales of adventure and intrigue, romance and rogues, heartbreak and hope. Stories have the power to pull us out of the trials of our own lives, or connect us with others who’ve shared our struggles. 602 more words


What We're Reading

As Booksellers, we’re always reading. And one of our favorite things to do is talk about what we’re reading! So check out a few of the titles we’re loving right now. 306 more words

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