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Bookselfies – STAINED, SCARS, and HUNTED #bookthroughphone and #bookishstar

I joined Instagram about two months ago, and I’ve been enjoying the vibrant book community there. It’s fun to see others’ photos of books, and to share my own–and also, I have to admit, it’s fun to share photos of … Continue reading

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Books Saved Me. A poem by Cheryl Rainfield.

Books saved me. They drew me in, their paper arms enfolding me, their words wrapping around me, absorbing my pain, transporting me to other places, other worlds, where I could forget just for a little while the darkness that filled … Continue reading

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TypeBooks Flip Book!

Remember the incredible stop-motion book-love video by TypeBooks? (If you don’t, check it out below.) Well, I was in TypeBooks yesterday–and they have flip books of the video!! How awesome is that? It was a total book-love, geek moment for … Continue reading

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Neat stop-motion video for book lovers (in a bookstore)

I LOVE this stop-motion video The Joy of Books by Toronto bookstore Type. It’s perfect for booklovers. 🙂

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Gifts for Book Lovers, Writers, & Editors: Part 7

I love finding book- and writing-related gifts for book lovers, writers, editors, and librarians. It’s such fun! And I enjoy them myself. I hope you’ll find some of these items appealing for the book lover in your life. Of course, … Continue reading

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Free novel (ebook) of interest to book lovers, librarians, writers…and mystery lovers

There’s a free novel ebook right now at Amazon that may interest book lovers, librarians, writers–Chili Con Corpses, a librarian murder mystery. I haven’t read it yet, but I love the tie-in with a librarian as the main character! What … Continue reading

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Gifts for Book Lovers, Writers, & Editors, Part 6

I *love* finding book- and writing-related gifts for writers, book lovers, editors–anyone who loves books and words! Here are a few gift possibilities: Keyboard Pen This is likely to appeal to writers more than readers. A pen with a QWERTY … Continue reading

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Reading helps reduce your stress – even just 6 minutes!

Reading can help reduce your stress by as much as two thirds (or 68%), even if you only read for six minutes. And reading works better and faster than other methods to calm frazzled nerves such as listening to music, … Continue reading

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Seen Reading!

I just stumbled on something cool–Seenreading.com! Seenreading is a blog by Julie Wilson, who works in publishing and lives in Toronto. She notes down what books people are reading when she sees them–even the page number!–where they were and what … Continue reading

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book gifts to bid on to support fellow YA writer and librarian – signed copy of Eclipse and more

Other book lover and writer related gifts you might want to bid on, to help fund YA writer and librarian Bridget Zinn’s medical expenses for cancer treatment, are: *signed first edition of Stephenie Meyer’s Eclipse; *Personalized Book Launch Consult by … Continue reading

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