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BOOK BUY: The Versions of Us (Laura Barnett)

There is something about walking into Waterstones that just makes a book-lover feel at home and happy. I must have at least 10 books on my shelf that I haven’t managed to read yet, but as soon as I walk in and take a look around, I always feel compelled to buy more! 181 more words


Amazonian Musings

Amazon is the marmite of the literary world and I am normally to be found on the negative side of the argument. Therefore it pains me to be writing this post, but I do hold a little titbit of praise for Amazon, or rather, one particular aspect of the multifaceted corporation. 708 more words


Waterstones Cambridge

Will you come and join me and Carolina Rabei this 4th of July at Waterstones in Cambridge?

We will read, sign and draw for you.


The Museum of Extraordinary Things - Alice Hoffman

This book was a random Amazon buy.  Really I had no idea about the plot or even the author, I liked the cover and I wanted free delivery so I bought this one at random.   353 more words


Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children - Ransom Riggs

I had previously seen Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children in various expeditions to Waterstones under the Horror section.  It has long been a book I have gravitated towards as it has such an unusual cover.   475 more words


I am a compulsive reader

I can read a book in a couple of days, I can have 2 or 3 books on the go at the same time and I can even re read books I have read before.   324 more words

Book Store

The Value of Rarity!

I still say that holding a real paperback in one’s hands beats any number of Kindle Surprises! It is for this reason that I have imported all six files onto Createspace, ordered Proof copies and, in the fullness of time, taken the inevitable ‘Ali with latest book’ selfie – like you do! 224 more words