Monthly Archives: June 2012

24 Hours of Book Deals!

Rain City Reads   June 19, 2012   Comments Off on 24 Hours of Book Deals!

Dude. You gotta check this out. Book Depository (my fave online book store – cheap new books, free shipping – need I say more?) is hosting an AMAZING book sale. One book deal an hour for 24 HOURS! Now that’s worth missing some sleep for, am I right?  The sale is in celebration of solstice and the longest or shortest… Read more »

1001 Books to Read Before You Die (Like You Didn’t Have Enough to Read Already)

 Who doesn’t like a good list? I very much enjoyed going through the BBC list of 100 books most people haven’t read and discovering that I’d read about a third of them (though I do feel as if I should get on with it and read more). So when a friend told me he was working through a list of… Read more »

Ex Libris

While shopping at Chapters a couple of weeks ago, I stopped by their section full of random knick knacks and notions. I’ve always been a sucker for the sort of things you don’t really need, but that you desperately want. These fit that description perfectly. Aren’t they cute? I particluarly like the little card on the inside flap that bears… Read more »

Pick Me!

Rain City Reads   June 1, 2012   Comments Off on Pick Me!

I assume, since you’re here reading this, that you love book shopping. I also assume you can spend hours (if not days) wandering around a bookstore picking up and putting down various books before carefully selecting one or two (or, if you’re me, ten) to take home with you. But what makes you pick up a particular book in the… Read more »