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Book Quotes #1: The Last Star by Rick Yancey

So on Thursdays, I am planning on posting three quotes from a book that I find particularly meaningful. Today I picked The Last Star by Rick Yancey, I read this book when I was in the middle of the ocean on a large sail boat this summer, so I felt particularly disconnected from society. 135 more words


Indie Author Day

So I just found out about an event called Indie Author Day where about 300 libraries across the country are hosting events for indie authors. Apparently, this is the inaugural  event and they plan on doing this annually.  85 more words


Book Review: 'Undeniably You' by Jewel E Ann

**** Emotional Rollercoaster Ride****

Jewel E Ann has done it again. Tore out my heart, stomped on it. Then put it back in my chest good as new. 267 more words


An owner's manual - Warren Buffett

In June 1996, Berkshire’s Chairman, Warren E. Buffett, issued a booklet entitled “An Owner’s Manual” to Berkshire’s Class A and Class B shareholders. The purpose of the manual was to explain Berkshire’s broad economic principles of operation. 16 more words


One Book, One Community

Earlier this week I attended one of the One Book, One Community (OBOC) events in Waterloo Region. This year was the fifteenth anniversary of OBOC, making it the longest running community reading program in Canada. 590 more words

Bookish Love

Digitized books: Gosh, they've got tons (for free)! // Digitale Handwerksbücher: Tonnenweise (und umsonst)!

((Eine deutsche Version des Texts findet Ihr direkt unter der englischen.))

I’ve seen things you people wouldn’t believe: attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. 1,302 more words


"When We Collided"

Teen fiction is not usually on the menu, but the cover of When We Collided by Emery Lord was so arresting and inviting, I simply HAD to read it! 77 more words

Feng Shui