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Joe Queenan Loves Books. Poets? Not So Much.

I just finished a round-trip to South Carolina, traveling my favorite way–on a train where I can read to the rumble of tracks in that glorious Amtrak invention known as the quiet car (all *$%& cellphones SILENCED, thank you). 677 more words


The Book Collector

How did I get it?:
Beth and I bought it from Mr B’s Emporium of Reading Delights


Alice Thompson’s new novel is a gothic story of book collecting, mutilation and madness. 393 more words

Book Reviews

Book Review: The Bookshop on the Corner by Jenny Colgan-5 Stars

This story was pure perfection. Nina is a librarian whose job has been affected by recent budget cuts. Nina decides to make her dream come true of owning a bookshop, so she ends up buying a huge van and moving to Kirrinfief, Scotland, which works out perfectly as the little town there has no library or bookshops. 138 more words

Book Review

Four Out of Five Ain't Bad!

“Don’t be sad, ’cause four outta five ain’t bad!”

Good evening, fellow Bookworms!

Good Friday today, and a very good Friday it is, too, as yours truly has found FOUR of her missing books! 1,290 more words


Week 13 (Sam): Breakfast of Champions, by Kurt Vonnegut

CW: Mental Illness, Suicide, Racism

Reader: Sam

Topic #9: Read a book you’ve read before

Book: Breakfast of Champions, by Kurt Vonnegut

Publisher: Delacorte Press (1973) 1,005 more words

Review- Weird Things Customers Say In Bookshops by Jen Campbell

Book Description

This Sunday Times bestseller is a miscellany of hilarious and peculiar bookshop moments: ‘Can books conduct electricity?’
‘My children are just climbing your bookshelves: that’s ok… isn’t it?’ 602 more words


Review: "If We Were Villains" by M.L. Rio

If it isn’t glaringly obvious by now, I should tell you guys that I used to read a lot of books when I was a kid. 538 more words

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