Monthly Archives: May 2014

#BOOKQUOTES FEATURING GROUCHO MARX

“Outside of a dog, a book is man’s best friend.  Inside of a dog, it’s too dark to read.” Groucho Marx, who is also responsible for one of my other favourite quotes: “I don’t want to belong to any club that will accept me as a member.” //<![CDATA[ var sc_project=10144299; var sc_invisible=1; var sc_security="82f610c9"; var scJsHost = (("https:" == document.location.protocol)… Read more »

Armchair BEA – Expanding Blogging Horizons

The Day 3 topic for Armchair BEA that I’ve selected is: Expanding Blogging Horizons What do you think about when you think about going beyond blogging or expanding your horizons? Is it a redesign of your blog? Have you branched out into freelance writing or even published a novel of your very own? Or, have you moved into a different… Read more »

Top Ten Tuesday: Bookish People I’d Like to Meet

This week’s Top Ten Tuesday on The Broke and the Bookish is a Freebie, which means I get to pick my own topic. So I pick…. (drum roll please)…Top Ten Bookish People I’d Like to Meet. I like this because it’ll allow me to highlight some of my favourite bloggers, as well as a few authors and other bookish folks…. Read more »

The Sunday Review: THE OUTSIDERS – S.E. Hinton

**Warning: There are some spoilers for the early plot of this book (though nothing more than in the book description on Goodreads), so if you prefer to go into a book with no idea what the major plot points are, don’t read this review!! According to Ponyboy, there are two kinds of people in the world: greasers and socs. A… Read more »

Time for a Change!

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Wait! Stop! No, you’re not in the wrong place – I’ve just updated my look a little bit! Consider it my blog’s version of a new summer ‘do. I got so tired of my old header which, let’s face it, was just a really bad quality photo of my recently-read shelf. But I’m no genius web designer, and I didn’t… Read more »