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On The Bookshelf: 60 Quick Cotton Knits

These 60 fabulous designs are must-haves for the many knitters who prefer cotton, whether it’s because they’re allergic to wool, opposed to using animal fibers, or just looking for a lighter material.

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Thoughts Left Behind in Second-hand Bookshops

Thoughts like these and many others will persist in clogging up the narrow, book-lined aisles of second-hand bookshops. We barely have room for the books, folks, we can’t have your scatter-brained impulses flooding our book hovel. 255 more words

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Akata Witch by Nnedi Okorafor

This novel follows Sunny Nwazue, an albino American born Nigerian girl. With her family having moved back to Nigeria, Sunny is finding it hard to fit in. 400 more words

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English Magic Has Never Been More Fun

Confession: I hugged this book close once I’d finished reading the last page. I wanted to absorb into my being, take it everywhere with me, show it off to everyone. 897 more words

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Relic Seekers by Anita Clenney

I have described the Relic Seekers series as Indiana Jones only smarter. And the hero is a heroine. Kendall Morgan is smart and brave and happens to have some special abilities that enable her to find hidden things. 956 more words

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On the Bookshelf: Two by Sharon Lynn Fisher

The Whiskey With My Book blog header is currently featuring a picture I took of my bookshelf.  On it are several SciFi Romance and Steampunk Romance titles.  2,401 more words

5 Stars

"Bliss" by Katherine Mansfield - a breakdown

Katherine Mansfield’s stories are like paper flowers. Seemingly fragile, oozing simplicity, but a closer look reveals the complexity that went into the construction, the precision and accuracy that achieves the deceptive simplicity that is characteristic of her stories. 1,231 more words

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