Tag Archives: independent bookstores

The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry

Even if you prefer e-readers to print, if you are a reader/book lover there is something magical about walking into a bookstore.  Nine times out of ten you (read: me) will go in without anything specific in mind, yet you (me) … Continue reading

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New Books!

Remember that summer book buying ban I imposed on myself? Well, I was doing pretty well, until a few weeks ago, when the newsletter from my favorite independent bookstore, Read Between the Lynes,  arrived in the mail.  A few of the … Continue reading

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Armchair BEA Day 3 — “Real Life” Experience

For me, blogging is a hobby; an extension of my passion for books and reading. I do receive some books from publishers and participate in the odd blog tour here and there, but the majority of the books I review … Continue reading

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Review: A Land More Kind than Home

A Land More Kind than Home by Wiley Cash Published:  2012 by William Morrow Source:  Received advance reader’s copy **                 I rarely like to define a book as a page turner, because I think it is an odd term … Continue reading

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Wingshooters; or Why I Love Book Club

Wingshooters by Nina Revoyr Published:  2011 by Akashic Books Source:  Purchased Reading Challenges:  A to Z Book Challenge   I’ve been attending the book discussion group at my area independent book store, Read Between the Lynes, for about 3 years … Continue reading

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