Category Archives: Bookish Announcement

Harry Potter and the Too Many Books With the Same Cover Incident

I suspect there a point in every reader’s life where they wonder just how they ended up with so many copies of various Harry Potter titles. If you don’t have this problem, I envy you because after unpacking at my … Continue reading

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General Update

Lately I’ve been having one heck of a time finishing books and reviewing them. There are two reasons for this. The first is I tend to prefer finishing books I’m genuinely excited about. If I stick with a book, my … Continue reading

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Clandestine Classics

I read about this on Bookshelves of Doom and couldn’t resist blogging about it: Total E-Bound has a new series coming out on July 30 called Clandestine Classics in which some spice is being added to various classical works of literature. According … Continue reading

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An Unanticipated but Much Needed Temporary Hiatus

So… I haven’t been able to come up with any kind of blog post for almost a week now. I’m sure I’ll do an e-book round-up in the near future but…  I’m not gonna to lie. I feel a little … Continue reading

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RIP, Maurice Sendak

     Sendak’s recent interviews with Stephen Colbert were fantastic, and it’s horribly depressing to have lost someone so essential to children’s literature during Children’s Book Week, but he definitely won’t be forgotten. I will always be thankful to him not just for Where The Wild Things … Continue reading

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Blog Break

My beloved black bear hamster took a turn for the worst on Saturday and passed away. I would say this has made me fairly miserable, but that would be the understatement of the century. At the moment, I’m just plain devastated.  In an effort to … Continue reading

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My 2012 Reading Challenges (So Far)

I had a blast with my reading challenges for 2011 so in 2012 the trend will continue. I have, however, done my best to avoid the ones I had an easy time with last year and locate some ones that … Continue reading

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