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Book Review: Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore

Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Genre: Mystery, Books-about-books
ISBN: 978-0374214913
304 pages
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Having read a fair amount of dystopian novels prior, I was in search of a book that was somewhat lighthearted, yet not losing that oomph so many such novels do. 557 more words

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July TBR

I updated the TBR shelf a little early since the husband and I are leaving for San Francisco tomorrow for Pride weekend. I generally don’t take a lot of print books on vacation anymore, as it’s a lot easier to slip the iPad mini in my bag. 243 more words

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All Our Old Heroines: How To Be A Heroine (2014), by Samantha Ellis

Every avid childhood reader remembers the heroes and the heroines that defined their young lives. They’re almost like close friends, those Lizzie Bennets and Lucy Pevensies and Harry Potters. 1,104 more words

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The Best Books About Books | Literary Hub
I love books. More than anything else. More than food. Shit, more than cleanliness. More than friends (sorry, everyone). 109 more words

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Design Inspiration from Bookshelf by Alex Johnson

Since we are all book addicts, we tend to be a little obsessed about bookshelves. It’s easy to drool over the mega-masterpiece shots taken of libraries located in mansions, castles and noteworthy libraries. 200 more words

Bookshelves

Review: The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend by Katarina Bivald.

Title: The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend

.Author: Katarina Bivald

Genre: Contemporary

Rating: 4/5

Publisher:Random House UK, Vintage Publishing

Release Date: Jun 18, 2015

What I say is: a town isn’t a town without a bookstore.

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The book of speculation by Erica Swyler

Author : Erika Swyler
Date of publication: June 2015
Subjects: historical fiction, carnivals, family, relationships, books

The author spins an evocative, intricate and at once, mysterious tale – one which spans centuries and focuses on a cursed dynasty. 597 more words

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