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The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield

This is a novel that celebrates books and storytelling. Love books? Love a good story? Come on in. A is for Austen, B is for Bronte, C is for Charles, and D is for Dickens. I learned my alphabet in this shop


National Grammar Day

I know what you’re thinking – my posts have been super sparse lately and when I finally put something up, it’s about National Grammar Day? Yup.


The Fault In Our Stars by John Green

Have the tissues ready. This is not your typical teenage love story Seventeen-year-old Hazel is our straight-shooting, badass heroine. She was diagnosed with Stage IV thyroid cancer and lung tumors at thirteen.


Why Are We So Ignorant About Contemporary World Literature?

  A recent article in BBC News Magazine asks: why don’t French books sell abroad? It got me thinking about the number of non-English speaking authors that I’ve read in the past few years. Now, name your favorite contemporary French author.


Ireland – The Practical Stuff

I feel like I’ve been recapping our Ireland trip f-o-r-e-v-e-r. But we packed a lot of stuff into 10 days and it was amazing and I just like sharing.