Monthly Archives: September 2012

Beautiful Libraries: The Morgan

I recently visited the Pierpont Morgan Library and Museum and was blown away by the art, the rare books and manuscripts,* and the architecture of the library itself.  Here are a few pictures.         The library is three stories with a hidden … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Book Festival 2012

This was the first year that I attended the Brooklyn Book Festival, and it was so. much. fun.  There were tons of vendors and so many signings and panels that there was no way I could go to all the … Continue reading

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Book spotlight: Vampire Empire series by Clay and Susan Griffith

Grad school has started up, which means that I’m falling behind on my pleasure reading. But I wanted to highlight an exciting steampunk/fantasy/alternate history series that I’ve been reading (thanks to the wonderful marketing people at Pyr publishing), the Vampire Empire … Continue reading

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Review: Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass #1) by Sarah J. Maas

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy Format: Hardback Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Children’s (August 7, 2012) How I got this book: Bought Links: Amazon Goodreads Blurb from Goodreads: After serving out a year of hard labor in the salt mines of Endovier for her crimes, 18-year-old assassin Celaena Sardothien … Continue reading

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Happy Labor Day

Have a fun, relaxing holiday, everyone.  In celebration of back-to-school, the end of summer, and (of course) books, here’s a Grant Snider comic to brighten your day.

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