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What would Jane Austen do? By Emily Jupp

Elizabeth Kantor, author of The Jane Austen Guide to Happily Ever After , thinks that chick lit and romantic comedies, where bitching about men and soppy romance prevail, have provided poor examples for coping with modern relationships. Her book shows us how to use Jane Austen’s heroines as role models instead. So, in an attempt … Continue reading

Ten books worth reading. From Brain Pickings

Summer Reading List 2012: 10 Essential Books for Cognitive Sunshine by Maria Popova The science of creativity, the creativity of science, and what your internal clock has to do with Saudi Arabia. Summer, with its steady supply of barbecues, picnics, parties, and other heavy doses of sociality, makes the need for a well-timed antidote of … Continue reading

Quotes about reading

“Oh for a book and a shady nook,Either indoors or out,with the green leaves whispering overhead,or the street cries all about.Where I may read at all my easeboth of the new and old,For a jolly good book whereon to lookis better to me than gold” ― John Wilson

Quotes about reading

“The greatest gift is the passion for reading.It is cheap, it consoles, it distracts, it excites,it gives you knowledge of the world and experience of a wide kind.It is a moral illumination.” ― Elizabeth Hardwick

A Peek Inside the Notebooks of Famous Authors, Artists and Visionaries

It’s collection of the notebooks. Look through the notebooks of a few famous creatives, and let us know which one looks the most like your own in the comments 🙂 Link

To Survive – Post Apocalyptic Thriller

To Survive – Post Apocalyptic Thriller

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Kate Winslet reads “Mr. Gum” to a group of young children at the Port Eliot Festival.

Kate Winslet reads “Mr. Gum” to a group of young children at the Port Eliot Festival. Continue reading

Dreams are illustrations…

Dreams are illustrations... Continue reading

Sherlock Holmes and the Zombie Problem – Nick S Thomas

Originally posted on shipscooksstuff:
Being interested in both Horror movies and Sherlock Holmes I end up reading all kinds of pastiches. Some of them are very competent like Loren D Estleman’s Dr Jekyll and Mr Holmes, but an awful lot of them are a bit rubbish. Sherlock Holmes and the Zombie Problem falls somewhere in the middle, even…

Book Teaser

‘Teaser’ others with a little bit from the book you’re currently reading, making them want to read it, too! How to participate: – Grab your current book and open to a random page – Share one ‘teaser’ sentences from somewhere on that page – Include the title, author and page number so that others can … Continue reading