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Better than Usual

My day was actually quite nice, despite the weather!


I didn’t run this morning, but did get a workout in this afternoon with my friend Lyndsay which means I was sweating like a pig by then end of it. 937 more words


“All the world is made of faith, and trust, and pixie dust.”

Here we are again with the Friday Face Off meme created by Books by Proxy .   This is a great opportunity to feature some of your favourite book covers.   292 more words

Book Reviews

The Beginning

“A writer never forgets the first time he accepted a few coins or a word of praise in exchange for a story. He will never forget the sweet poison of vanity in his blood and the belief that, if he succeeds in not letting anyone discover his lack of talent, the dream of literature will provide him with a roof over his head, a hot meal at the end of the day, and what he covets the most: his name printed on a miserable piece of paper that will surely outlive him. 43 more words


REVIEW: The Shadow of the Wind (The Cemetery of Forgotten Books #1) by Carlos Ruiz Zafon


The international literary sensation, about a boy’s quest through the secrets and shadows of postwar Barcelona for a mysterious author whose book has proved as dangerous to own as it is impossible to forget. 745 more words

Book Reviews

Arrow Review #71 - Marina

Marina by Carlos Ruiz Zafón

Rating: 3.5/5 Stars
Series: Standalone
Length: 327 Pages
Purchase: [Amazon] | [Barnes & Noble] 634 more words

Book Review | The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon

I’m writing this a mere 15 hours after I finished reading this book.

There’s nothing more satisfying than a book that keeps you guessing with a good story. 405 more words


Book Review - Marina by Carlos Ruiz Zafon

Well, this was an experience. I’m still not sure how I feel about it.

I was introduced to Carlos Ruiz Zafon in the medium of his novel… 711 more words