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I saw this article on Book Riot recently, and it made me think of instances where I really feel the movie is better than the book. I know . . . blasphemy, right? But, the article makes some good points, … Continue reading
We have sad news. Jessica Crispin’s longstanding blog Bookslut will post its last come May. The message from Crispin herself: Hey guys. In May, we’ll be celebrating our 14th anniversary here at Bookslut. I really have been running this site … Continue reading
When I talk about a book that I really enjoy, that makes me think, I say, “This resonated with me.” If something is resonant, it’s something that resounds or echoes. So, I guess when I think about a book that really … Continue reading
Okay, I admit it: I use some bookish acronyms and assume everyone else knows them and uses them. And then, I have a moment of doubt (especially if I’m using one with a non-librarian), so I’ll explain my acronym and … Continue reading
I came across an article in the Chicago Tribune recently that dealt with the social etiquette of what to do if you don’t like a book that someone has given you. The question is: “Your father-in-law gives you a novel to … Continue reading
This is sure to be an enlightening New Year’s read for all you single-and-looking bibliophiles out there. Here’s a look at your initial steps… First, walk up to the bookstore clerk and say, “Hello, can you direct me to Toni Morrison.” You’ll want … Continue reading
A lot of people make resolutions, but when I saw this, I thought to myself: Hmm…. Maybe one of your resolutions for 2016 is to make more time for reading. If so, you might find this list on BookRiot to be … Continue reading
Even if you don’t celebrate Christmas, I think it’s always nice to hear Mr. Burton read something aloud.