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February 11, 2023

Checking Out Thrift Store Books #3: Reset and Silver

It’s time for round 3 of Thrift Book Reviews and once again I found some true hidden gems. I am quickly learning that thrift stores are a great place to find entertaining reads for an affordable price. Don’t break the bank only buying books new, especially if you’re not looking for something specific and are … Continue reading Reviewing Thrift Store Books #3: Reset and Silver

November 30, 2022

Comparing The Fellowship of the Ring: Book vs Movie

A few months back I was doing some shopping at Sam’s Club. I decided to browse through the books and was delighted to find The Lord of the Rings trilogy by J. R. R. Tolkien for an insanely affordable price. I realized I’d never read the books, despite having seen the Peter Jackson directed films … Continue reading The Fellowship Of The Ring: How Do The Book And Movie Compare?

September 30, 2022

Checking Out Secondhand Books: The Smuggler Wore Silk and An Abundance of Katherines

Looks like we’re at it again! I had such a good experience with thrift store books the first time that I thought it was deserving of round two (and maybe three, and four, and five…). Once again I found some great books to review, and one was so delightfully clever that I felt it put … Continue reading Reviewing Thrift Store Books #2: The Smuggler Wore Silk and An Abundance of Katherines

September 29, 2022

5 Tips for Rediscovering Your Love of Reading

Once upon a time there was a child who discovered the magical world of books. This child quickly grew fond of reading, and would read their books under the covers with a flashlight well past midnight. They may have thought they were waging a secret rebellion against their parents’ strictly set bedtime hours, but the … Continue reading 5 Ways To Fall In Love With Reading All Over Again

August 31, 2022

Checking Out Indie Books: The Drifter and Pleasantwick

After recently reviewing some thrift store books, I wondered where else I could find some hidden treasures. As someone who became consumed by Twitter earlier this year, and who’s now involved with the writing community there, I realized the answer was staring me right in the face: indie/self-published books were the next place to look. … Continue reading Reviewing Indie Books: The Drifter and Pleasantwick

July 22, 2022

Checking Out Thrift Store Books: Red Rain and Endless Night

One man’s trash is another man’s treasure, or at least that’s what people say. And when you acknowledge that something you don’t want anymore could be loved by someone else, that’s where thrift stores come in. Don’t just toss the books taking up your limited shelf space; get them in the hands of people who … Continue reading Reviewing Thrift Store Books: Red Rain and Endless Night

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