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Book review: The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

5/5 stars.

Audible version, narrated by Neil Gaiman.

It took me a little while to get used to the narration as I first felt like Gaiman’s accent was all over the place (regardless of the character currently speaking), but after a while either he or I settled down, and he does have a nice voice. 257 more words

Books

Close It With a Quote

This semester, my final one as an undergrad, is coming to a close. As I prepare to move on to grad school in another state, I want to leave you with a few encouraging quotes that inspire me. 217 more words

Writing

In Defense of Battered Books

I’m sure nearly every book blogger out there has very firm opinions on the physical appearances of their books. You’ve heard them time and time again, I’m sure. 663 more words

Bookish Discussions

Why I Read

In 2017, I helped a colleague and friend finish his first ever novel – Catch 22, a novel I myself had never read. I constantly kept on pestering- what’s the update on the book? 961 more words

Art

How the dead communicate with us

Last year, British cartoonist, artist, and children’s book writer Chris Riddell published this wonderful series of sketches that illustrate comments by the great Neil Gaiman on a variety of book related topics.

Books

"I'm not the killing type..." Goth Lit Problems in the Big Bad World.

Featured image via lavah.deviantart.com

As I write this post, I feel like there should be ominous rumbles of thunder and banshee shrieks from the wind, yet I shall remain satisfied with the gentle purr of my psychotic black cat and Amanda Palmer on my current playlist. 992 more words

Bookworm Extras

Book Review: Norse Mythology

Mythology as a whole is one of those subjects that I really love reading about whether its Judaeo Christian mythology, or the myths of Egypt, Mohammedan prophecy, or the legends of Rome and Greece. 182 more words