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The (fictional) home is where my heart is

Places can be just as worthy of love as your favorite characters. The following is a short list of fictional settings that I like to call “home”, inspired by an… 115 more words


Books never run out of batteries: my battle with the e-reader

I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve been told to invest in an e-reader.

“You don’t have a Kindle?? But you travel so much!” 344 more words


Hold on a sec, let me grab a pen...

I’ve started keeping a notebook in my purse just for book recommendations. It’s small enough to carry anywhere, has plenty of blank pages, and a cute cover that looks like books sitting on a shelf—it’s perfect. 41 more words

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Boarding schools, holidays, and children detectives

In the spirit of my new Nota Bene section, I’m jumping right in with the first prompt: What is your favorite book series?

My favorite series is one I read often as a child: … 331 more words


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My college English professor used to begin each class with a writing exercise. He would ask us to choose one moment—a word, a sentence, any instance that spoke to us in some way—from the book we were reading and write about it. 116 more words


Sagrada Familia - in which I recommend something and write nothing about Barcelona

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Welcome (back)

I’m here to talk mostly about my life today, no excess of bookish stuff, but artsy stuff going on – fun fact – I actually mess around with brushes paper and paint when I don’t read and I’ve been loving Antonio Gaudi since I was 10, I think. 607 more words

From My Daily Wonders

New Tag: Introverts Hate When...

Occasionally, I find that I’m too busy running around to type out a thoughtful post on one topic or another, so I have decided to launch a tag that will appear more than it probably should. 139 more words

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