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The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry, by Gabrielle Zevin
Connor rates it: 4.5/5
W(REC)’D: yes!

Fikry is an easy read with a peculiar pacing, but doesn’t feel staggered or rushed for all that it took little time for me to make my way through its pages. 85 more words

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Whether fictional trips for the imagination, or non-fiction accounts of reading lives, if I see a book about books, I am sure to pick it up.   852 more words

#191 84, Charing Cross Road

This charming classic, first published in 1970, brings together twenty years of correspondence between Helene Hanff, a freelance writer living in New York city and a used-book dealer in London.

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Book Review: The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin

Title: The Storied Life of A.J. Fikery
Author: Gabrielle Zevin
Published: 2014
Genre: Adult Fiction – Literary

Synopsis: On the faded Island Books sign hanging over the porch of the Victorian cottage is the motto “No Man Is an Island; Every Book Is a World.” A. 606 more words

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#188 Mr. Penumbra's 24-hour Bookstore

The Great Recession has shuffled Clay Jannon away from life as a San Francisco web-design drone and into the aisles of Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore. But after a few days on the job, Clay discovers that the store is more curious than either its name or its gnomic owner might suggest.

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Yarn Along 18

Joining Ginny and sharing what I’m reading and knitting.


I continue to work on my Harvest cardigan. This is a pretty fast knit for being a piece of clothing. 120 more words

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