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Review: Footsteps

“True literature itself is a flight of fancy, and appreciators of it are all too familiar with the discombobulating feeling of finishing a novel and being slightly surprised to be at home in a recliner rather than hundreds of miles—and hundreds of years—away.” 618 more words
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Book Love: Review of Ex Libris by Anne Fadiman

Ex Libris: Confessional of a Common Reader; Anne Fadiman

I chose this book for the Book Riot Reader Harder 2017 (Read a story collection by a woman), but it was so good I had to share it in more detail. 355 more words


Dear Fahrenheit 451 - It's Funny.

Good golly, this one is really something. Dear Fahrenheit 451: Love and Heartbreak in the Stakes by Annie Spence came along at just the right time. 533 more words


'Reading the World: Confessions of a Literary Explorer' by Ann Morgan **

I love undertaking reading projects, such as Ann Morgan does as the basis for Reading the World: Confessions of a Literary Explorer.  I have never, however, read only translated literature throughout the course of a year, as Morgan does.  478 more words

Book Review: The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George

A book with the word “Bookshop” in its title is my kinda book, so I had to read this. I have to say this book left me feeling very very disappointed. 247 more words

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Excerpts from “The Little Paris Bookshop” by Nina George

“Books aren’t eggs, you know. Simply because a book has aged a bit doesn’t mean it’s gone bad.”

“People who read don’t lie—at least not at the same time.” 358 more words


The Diary of a Bookseller - Shaun Bythell

I like to read all sorts of things. In fact, I’d almost go as far as to say I have a bit of a morbid fear of not having anything to read. 605 more words