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A (travel-friendly)book haul to fight despair and (on a side note) boredom in airplanes.

In these times of gloom I’ve figured, just as I always do, that books might help. My guilt at the thought of buying more was much helped by the facts that: 648 more words


The Invisible Library, by Genevieve Cogman

This book caught my eye due to many things, but mostly that title, let’s be honest. An invisible library?? And then the descriptions promised librarians hunting down books across universes and I was SO SOLD. 468 more words


"A Library of Lemons" by Jo Cotterill

This book was a gift from a friend who knows just how much I adore books… and lemons.

I had just finished Edith’s Diary by Patricia Highsmith when my eyes landed on the recently arrived copy of… 381 more words


Giveaway & Review: "84 Charing Cross Road" by Helene Hanff

“If you happen to pass by 84 Charing Cross Road, kiss it for me! I owe it so much.”

Even though the bookshop itself is long gone, you can rest assured that I will be walking by where it stood next time I am in London.

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The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend (CBR8 #42)

While feeling down I find it imperative to read books with happy endings. Our lead character in The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend Sara, believes the same. 355 more words


The Little Paris Bookshop

by Nina George
370 pages

He wanted her to sense the boundless possibilities offered by books.  They would always be enough.  They would never stop loving their readers.  

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Independent Booksellers Week 2016

It’s that time of year again -the 18th to 25th of June is Indie Booksellers Week (IBW) here in the UK and it’s a week for celebrating all the great things about being independent  – as a bookshop, that is…. 1,162 more words

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