Monthly Archives: February 2012

Leap Day Links (Random Awesome #13)

Happy Leap Day, everyone!  I hope you make today special. Here are some random awesome links to brighten your day: Wordle – Generate cool-looking word clouds from any text or RSS feed. The Sexually Oblivious Sherlock Tumblr – The name … Continue reading

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J.K. Rowling announces next book (Bookish news #12)

There are a few pieces of news I’d like to share with you today.  First, J.K. Rowling has announced that her next book will be a novel for adults, published through Little, Brown.  No details yet, but I’m already excited! … Continue reading

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Book vending machine

I was digging through some old travel photos and I came across this picture I took in an airport in Scotland around 2007. Yes, that’s right.  It’s a book vending machine. I took the photo because this seemed like such … Continue reading

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Stuff Book Reviewers Say

You’ve probably seen the recent flurry of “Sh*t [Insert Group of People Here] Say” videos.  (If not, here are some of my favorites).  It was just a matter of time before someone made one about book reviewers. 😀

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Girls Who Read

Happy Cheap Chocolate Day (a.k.a. the day after Valentine’s Day)! This would have been an awesome video to share with you yesterday, but I think it’s appropriate for any occasion.  Why spoken word poet Mark Grist likes girls who read: … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

In lieu of romantic love, today I am celebrating my love of books.  To that end, please allow me to present, The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore. Happy Valentine’s Day! Edit: I just saw this amusing Valentine’s Day … Continue reading

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Best comic books or graphic novels?

I recently read the first volume of Neil Gaiman‘s Sandman comics, and I really enjoyed it!  (Thank you, Liz, for the recommendation!)  Before this, the only other graphic novel I’d read was Welcome to the Jungle, which I was predisposed … Continue reading

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