- Bookish adj. 1. given or devoted to reading or study. 2. more acquainted with books than with real life.
- Angela. Enjoys books and book-related things; talks of them often. Works in the industry. Also a sort of aspiring writer.
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In 2011, I participated in a book challenge—I panned to read seventy-five books by the year’s end. And I did, and I celebrated a small victory in my life. For 2012, however, I opted not to put a number on … Continue reading
Ah. It seems I still exist. I had a blog entry planned for October 29, and I was mentally done writing it… and then Hurricane Sandy hit, and then we lost power. And since the entry was focused around books … Continue reading
While most people spend Labor Day relishing the last weekend of summer, spending time with family at barbeques or at the beach, what does your resident book nerd do? Reorganize her bookshelves, of course. (This is relaxing. Right?) I stumbled … Continue reading
I’m probably a poor excuse for a southpaw because I always forget about International Left-Handers Day every August. But this year I put it on my calendar. It’s an international holiday, after all. It’s a scientific fact* that lefties are … Continue reading
Picture this: You’ve reached the final page of a book you’ve immensely enjoyed. Part of you wants to revel in its completion, but a bigger part doesn’t want it to end. You read the last paragraphs slowly, taking in each … Continue reading
Why hello, fellow readers. If you’re still here. Seems I haven’t posted in nearly two weeks. Oops. During my unplanned hiatus, I’ve been thinking about this blog’s direction. Truth is, I’ve been bored. And if I don’t feel like writing, … Continue reading
Some people are able to remember exactly what page they’re on. Some dog-ear their pages (this makes me cringe). A book jacket can be used to mark a page, most of the time, but for the rest of us—we need … Continue reading
Okay it’s not book-related, but it’s a story, and we all like stories, don’t we? I learned of the tale of Saint Valentine, quite unexpectedly, from a newsletter I subscribe to. I never bothered to learn of today’s history, but … Continue reading