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A Celebration of Reading....

It may be too early to think about holiday gifts, but if there’s a passionate young reader in your life, consider a set of three new picture books, all of which celebrate the joy of discovering the world through books. ¬† 488 more words

My Librarian Hat

Out of Sheer Rage

I love Geoff Dyer. He’s a wonderful writer, and I always find so much I can connect with and relate to in his work. So, I was super stoked when I found a copy of Out of Sheer Rage because it’s a book about a dead author I enjoy by a living author enjoy. 670 more words

Book Reviews

Book Review: The Reader

First thoughts:

As I mentioned in my previous post, The Reader is one of the books that I was looking forward to reading in the latter half of 2016. 1,083 more words

Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan

Semi-major announcement: I offered to volunteer at the local library bookstore. :) I have a meeting set up, and if all goes well I will be volunteering there soon enough! 843 more words


Weird Things Customers Say In Bookstores: Book Review

Read: September 2016

Rating: Five Stars


Without a doubt, this is one of my new favourite books. I loved it. Some of the things customers said made me smile, some made me sad, some made me laugh, and others made me terrified to work in a bookstore; something I have dreamed of as a perfect place for me to work. 56 more words

Books as protagonist

There is many a story where the book is the hero, the villain, the raison d’etre, the love interest and the saviour. It remains a fact that despite the technology to read books on tablets, phones and laptops, the physical object prevails. 182 more words


#BookTalkWithRandT: The Bookshop on the Corner by Jenny Colgan + giveaway

Well folks it’s been a minute or more since Rhiannon at Ivory Owl Reviews and I had our last Book Talk. It’s not been lack of good books, but time as we both have been putting the H in HUSTLE for our blogs and jobs. 531 more words