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Top 5 Recommended Books

In October 2016 I reached a lifelong dream of mine: to work at Barnes and Noble.

I ended up probably spending at least a third of my paycheck on books (while ringing me up one of the cashiers told me I bought the most books out of any other employee). 776 more words

Reading Lists

This week's recommendations

  • Book: The Night Watch, Sergei Lukyanenko. An urban fantasy that has restored my faith in the genre. Very Russian — melancholy, self-reflective, intelligently and subtly written — and very good.
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Jingo by Terry Pratchett


Genre: Scifi/Fantasy, Series: Discworld

One of the universal rules of happiness is: always be wary of any helpful item that weighs less than its operating manual.

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#100WomenNovelists of the 20th Century: Elizabeth Bowen

Blog Post 8: The Heat of the Day (1948)

That Sunday, from six o’clock in the evening, it was a Viennese orchestra that played. The season was late for an outdoor concert; already leaves were drifting on to the grass stage – here and there one turned over, crepitating as though in the act of dying, and during the music some more fell.

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100 Women Novelists Of The 20th Century

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The other day I realised that I’ve never shared one of my favourite narrative games with you all. I didn’t come up with it the idea and I’m probably not the first person to call it this. 379 more words



Rembrandtplein is one of the busiest square in the city of Amsterdam! It was a long early morning wait just to get a decent photo without tourists photobombing me. 75 more words