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I love that book’s spine: Spine designs to look for

Amazon Books and Target, be they online or brick-and-mortar, display their books with the front cover out, instead of the spine. They understand the importance of the front cover in convincing people to at least pick it up off the shelf. The front cover gives a big first impression of the book and must entice… Continue reading I love that book’s spine: Spine designs to look for

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Book Traveling Thursdays: Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving! Because it’s that time of year where we’re thankful, this week’s Book Traveling Thursday asks us to pick a book that we are happy to have read this year. I’m picking Theodore Dreiser’s Sister Carrie, a classic that I read in an American literature class. I loved the story and the characters. I… Continue reading Book Traveling Thursdays: Happy Thanksgiving

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The Fault in Our Rainbow Bookshelves

When I go to the library to find a new novel to read, I expect the books to be alphabetical by author then by title. I don’t like this system only because it breaks up the order of a series: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire comes before Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, and Twilight… Continue reading The Fault in Our Rainbow Bookshelves

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Book Traveling Thursdays: A New-to-You Author

It’s time for another Book Traveling Thursdays! This week we are to choose a new-to-you author that you discovered this year. That new-to-me author is Ursula K. Le Guin. Because I read and loved her novella, Paradises Lost, I’m choosing the anthology I found it in: The Birthday of the World and Other Stories. Paradises Lost is about… Continue reading Book Traveling Thursdays: A New-to-You Author

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Book Traveling Thursdays: Travel Bucket List

This is the first week of BTT that I’m participating in with Lauren as the host. In case you don’t know, Book Traveling Thursdays is a weekly meme, created by Danielle at Danielle’s Book Blog and Catia at The Girl Who Read Too Much to compare covers from around the world. It’s now hosted by Lauren at Comma Hangover. Based on the… Continue reading Book Traveling Thursdays: Travel Bucket List

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Book Traveling Thursdays: Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda

About a year ago, I posted my review of Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli. This week’s BTT is a freebie, so I would like to compare the covers of this book. In case you don’t know, Book Traveling Thursdays is a weekly meme hosted by Danielle at Danielle’s Book Blog and Catia at The… Continue reading Book Traveling Thursdays: Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda

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Book Traveling Thursdays: National Book Lover’s Day

Happy belated National Book Lover’s Day! (It was yesterday. ) In honor of this book-related holiday, we are to choose a book every book lover should read for this week’s Book Traveling Thursdays. I am choosing Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell. Though I think this book would be more loved by fanfiction lovers than book lovers, book… Continue reading Book Traveling Thursdays: National Book Lover’s Day

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Book Traveling Thursdays: Throwback Thursday

It’s time for a #ThrowbackThursday. This week’s theme for Book Traveling Thursdays is to choose a book you read years ago. Looking back to 2014, I read Chocolat by Joanne Harris. It’s about a single woman and her daughter who moved to a sleepy village in France. The woman sells chocolates during Lent, has to deal… Continue reading Book Traveling Thursdays: Throwback Thursday

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Book Traveling Thursdays: Book That Originally Had a Yellow Cover

“If a June night could talk, it would probably boast it invented romance.” Bernard Williams This week’s Book Traveling Thursdays asks for a book that originally had a yellow cover, so I chose Interview with the Vampire by Anne Rice. Book Traveling Thursdays is a weekly meme, hosted by Danielle @ Danielle’s Book Blog and Catia @ The Girl… Continue reading Book Traveling Thursdays: Book That Originally Had a Yellow Cover

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Book Traveling Thursdays: Summer TBR

Happy Second Day of Summer! To celebrate, the theme of this week’s Book Traveling Thursdays requires me to choose a book that I want to read this summer. I’m up for anything to get out of the burning sun and the triple digits outside. I chose Helen Oyeyemi’s Mr. Fox. If you look at my Currently… Continue reading Book Traveling Thursdays: Summer TBR