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Quote of the Week - no.18

“The books that the world calls immoral are the books that show the world its own shame.”

The Picture of Dorian Gray, by Oscar Wilde.

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Prologue - Let's indulge!

C.S Lewis is often quoted as having said that ‘eating and reading are two pleasures that combine admirably’. I agree with him, hence the inspiration for this blog, but I can’t help wondering if he was the type to sit at the dinner table with his head in a book, or was he more likely to take the food to his reading nook? 128 more words


Quote of the Week - no.17

“Know your own happiness. Want for nothing but patience – or give it a more fascinating name: call it hope.”

Sense and Sensibility, by Jane Austen

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There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book. Books are well written or badly written. That is all.


The Wind in the Willows

Restlessly the Rat wandered off once more, climbed the slope that rose gently from the north bank of the river, and lay looking out towards the great ring of Downs that barred his vision further southwards–his simple horizon hitherto, his Mountains of the Moon, his limit behind which lay nothing he had cared to see or to know.

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5 Pinners All Book-Lovers Should Follow on Tumblr

When it comes to digital curation, Pinterest knocks out all other social media sites because it offers such easy and learnable organization without loss of aesthetic. 443 more words

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January 28: J.E. Reich

Hello, my literary friends. Happy Thursday, aka almost-Friday! Congratulations on surviving another school/work week.

This is the last regular post for #NewLitJanuary, and I think you’re going to fall into  literary-love with today’s author: … 214 more words

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