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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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Recommendations

Jingo

Jingo by Terry Pratchett
☆☆☆/5

THE GREAT READING BINGE OF 2017

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

X Because Y

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

Writing

REMBRANDTPLEIN / REMBRANDT SQUARE

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

Netherlands