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June Wrap Up: I'm Going on A Book Buying Ban... No But Really

It’s been the hottest day of the year today and I’ve been sat inside blogging. Not that I mind too much. However, I can’t believe that the summer I planned for reading has only got two months left! 341 more words


The Wise Man's Fear by Patrick Rothfuss

I almost have no words.

I recently read somewhere on goodreads, that this book can be regarded as slow-fantasy and I agree. I also think that this is the reason why this book can be a hit or miss. 266 more words

Book Reviews

An Epic Cotswold Bookshop Crawl #bookshopcrawl

Last week (21st-27th June) was Independent Bookshop Week here in the UK, an event which culminated in an organised bookshop crawl day. Joanna had taken part last year, before Strange Charm was born (and you can read about her adventures… 1,026 more words


A London trip and some new books

This’ll be a relatively quick post – partly because I’m all tuckered out after a busy weekend but also because the last episode of Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell… 596 more words

Charles Dickens

Friendship and bookstores, from Prairie Lights to City Lights

Iowa City, Iowa. The location of the infamous Iowa Writer’s Workshop. Also the location of Prairie Lights Bookstore, a charming, 3-story bookstore (with coffee shop) where I reunited with a friend I hadn’t seen in over a year. 337 more words


All Shiny and New

The Bookshop Hotel has a new face! And back. And inside for that matter.  It’s been re-edited and fine tuned and re-published by the marvelous Grey Gecko Press. 17 more words


Pluto Summer Sale - 40% off all books until July 10th

The Pluto Summer Sale is now on! For the next two weeks all books on our website will be 40% off. You can activate the site-wide discount by clicking  9 more words

Pluto Press