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My Most Beautiful Books

I’m a bit of a collector of books, more than a bit if I’m being honest. Not only do I like to buy physical copies of the books I read, I also like to buy different versions of books I like.  415 more words


Some thoughts on the Common Toad by George Orwell

“At this period, after his first Long fast, the toad has a very spiritual look, like a strict Anglo Catholic towards the end of lent.” – p. 219 more words

Hello lovely readers! As I’ve spent this morning reorganizing my bookshelves rather than writing blog posts, like I was supposed to do, I thought now would be the perfect time to give you a quick tour of my shelves. 1,044 more words

Book Review: Ghost Stories--M. R. James

My penguin classics Ghost Stories by M.R. James, Montague Rhodes James, has one of the creepiest looking covers I have ever seen. While I realize it is most likely just your basic ghost on the cover it still gives me the heebie-jeebies to look at it. 91 more words

Book Reviews

The Garden Party, by Katherine Mansfield

Now that I’ve at last been able to move my father from aged care in Queensland to close by here in Melbourne, I have the pleasure of reading with him on a regular basis.  989 more words


Pokemon Go Book Tag

Hello, hello! Today I bring to you an exciting tag: The Pokemon Go Book Tag! This game has been all that anyone can talk about for weeks now, so it’s only fitting that it makes its way into the book blogging community as well. 1,158 more words