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5 books for the person who hasn’t read a book in years

This is going to be one of the hardest topics I’ve covered yet. As a bookseller I often get customers in who haven’t read a book in years, but who want to begin reading again. 516 more words


Summer Reading 2015 | part 3

Hello friends!  I seem to be a bit short on words this week, huh?  Well, never you fear.  I have many words for you today!  In spite of my stupidly busy work schedule, I’ve made a great dent in my summer ready.   376 more words


A Discovery of Witches ***Book Review***

This synopsis is from the jacket cover description of the hardcover publication of the book.

“Deep in the heart of Oxford’s Bodleian Library, scholar Diana Bishop requests a manuscript called Ashmole 782 in the course of her research. 904 more words

July TBR

Hello my fellow bibliophiles! Holy crap, is it already July? Where does the time go? I have seven days until my first exam out of fourteen – I live in ZA, in a three term system, so I don’t have vacation right now. 436 more words


Challenge: Once Upon a Time IX Wrap Up

(Art by Kimberly Kincaid. Used with Permission)

Spring has ended and Summer has begun which is a positive for the weather but sadly means we have to say goodbye to… 464 more words


Love is Love in A Discovery of Witches

I’m rereading A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness this week.  It is an enthralling story with memorable characters. Last night I was reading about a heated discussion among several of the characters, when the following quote jumped off the page.  163 more words


Summer Reading 2015 [part 1]

Well friends, last summer I managed only ten books. Considering that I only read on weekends, (my job is super demanding) I guess that’s not horrible… but it doesn’t really sound like me. 564 more words