Daily Archives: November 25, 2012

Safe Haven

Originally posted on Library Frenzy:
Despite my turkey-loaded tummy and tired eyes and feet from Black Friday sale – just so you know, the sale actually goes on all day, no need to stay up at midnight until whenever (or…

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Old Story, New Cover: Mr. Boddington’s Penguin Classics

Originally posted on bluesyemre:
Currently available at Anthropologie, the New York-based designer has given a fresh face to 6 Penguin Classics, including Wuthering Heights, Alice in Wonderland, and Sense & Sensibility.

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Books: cookery (that’s the scone) and postcodes

Originally posted on The Auld from Reekie:
Correction (29/12/2012): I got the end date of Previously….Scotland’s History Festival wrong. It was actually still ongoing when I wrote this post. This weekend is the West Port Book Festival in Edinburgh, so…

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Uncovering Our Roots: Why Does Family History Matter?

Originally posted on The Misfortune Of Knowing:
Many of us scour libraries, attics, government data, cemetery records, and online sources to learn more about where we come from, hoping that uncovering the stories of the generations before us will give…

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Two Mothers, One Daughter

Originally posted on The Blue Page Special:
Shilpi Somaya Gowda’s first novel, Secret Daughter, is about families – especially mother-daughter relationships. Two women, one unable to have a child and the other unable to keep hers, are the primary focus…

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The Obama Girls buy Delirium and Pandemonium

Originally posted on Delirium Fandom:
The official Delirium Trilogy Facebook has a great photo of President Barack Obama and his daughters, Sasha and Malia, buying books at a local, independent bookstore in Virginia. What on top of their stack of…

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Life Penalty by Joy Fielding

Originally posted on i go by Colored Ambivalence:
 Gail Walton’s little girl was sexually assaulted and murdered. Consumed by grief and fury, she pretends to have pulled herself together all the while looking for her baby’s killer. Life Penalty started…

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