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5 ways reading makes life better

In school we’re all assigned books we might not otherwise have read.  Sometimes these  can be tedious to read.  As a student, these were my least favorite books.  If someone told me I needed to read it, I instantly decided that I didn’t want to. Me?  Stubborn?  Noooooo…… I firmly believe that reading for fun…… Continue reading 5 ways reading makes life better

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20 bookends every book lover should have

Every home library needs a couple of cool bookends to keep everything organized.  If you wanna go crazy, get one for each book series on your shelf.  After all, you can’t possibly expect Harry Potter and the Shadowhunters to share a shelf can you?   1. Harry Potter-Platform 9 3/4.  I can’t possibly be the only one who thinks…… Continue reading 20 bookends every book lover should have

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7 drool worthy home libraries

When you’re reading a great book, it has a special place in your home until you’re finished with it.  Maybe it’s placed gently on your nightstand for you to read until 3am when you should be sleeping.  Or it’s on the coffee table in your living room next to the remote for the television you…… Continue reading 7 drool worthy home libraries

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5 book series fantasy novel fans should read

A good novel can transport you to another world and make you believe it’s real.  But a good series of novels makes you fall in love with the characters and feel what they feel, you journey with them through heartache and triumph, loss and joy.  And when that series is over, you sometimes feel like…… Continue reading 5 book series fantasy novel fans should read