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I have been going through some heavy books lately. Well, two, but that seems like a lot, especially with pregnancy brain fogging up my ability to concentrate on anything. 1,250 more words

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Review: The Historian


The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Loved it, loved it, loved it.

The audio production is great, too, with two performers following the different story threads (the book itself is framed interestingly, with stories within stories as the protagonist sifts through documents and journals and letters that discuss other documents and letters and journals, etc.). 87 more words

Comics

The Historian: Kindle Countdown Deal

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Today through February 6th, The Historian is on sale as a Kindle Countdown Deal! Only 99 cents! February 6th through 10th, the price will be $1.99. 12 more words

Writing

Unusual Narrators

I am not an expert on all the ins and outs of the narrator or narrative voice in fiction. Most of my stories wind up being in the third person, and often from multiple characters’ points of view. 938 more words

Writings About Writing

The Historian: Masters Of The B-Side

By Spencer. In today’s day of single-song iTunes downloads, the B-side is something of an archaic institution. Strictly speaking, “B-side” once referred to the extra tracks that would be packaged onto a single, and distinguished such songs from the “A-sides” that comprised the single itself. 1,314 more words

Spencer

Thoughts: What I Love in the Books I Love

I’ve found that in adulthood, the immersive, soul-tugging books we read as children – the very ones which made us love to read – are somehow harder to come by. 621 more words

Elizabeth Kostova

Travelling in My Bookcase - Why Start a Blog?

I decided to start a blog after a conversation with one of my closest friends in December. We were sat putting together our 100 books to read in a year challenge one evening in my kitchen whilst eating our Christmas chocolates. 490 more words

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