The 5 Stages of Selecting the “Right” Book

The 5 Stages of Selecting the “Right” Book

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Just the other day I went to a bookstore with my mom in search of gifts for a friend, not books. I wasn’t planning to buy myself a new read, but c’mon, how could I not pass a few glances? The funny thing is that my mom found a “2 for $10” table of books. Her excitement was lovely, but what happened next confused the hell out of me.     After debating between a few options, she came down to two final choices… in under fifteen minutes. Wait… What? I love her to death, but I found it so …

The 5 Stages of Selecting the "Right" Book

The 5 Stages of Selecting the "Right" Book

Book Culture

Just the other day I went to a bookstore with my mom in search of gifts for a friend, not books. I wasn’t planning to buy myself a new read, but c’mon, how could I not pass a few glances? The funny thing is that my mom found a “2 for $10” table of books. Her excitement was lovely, but what happened next confused the hell out of me.     After debating between a few options, she came down to two final choices… in under fifteen minutes. Wait… What? I love her to death, but I found it so …

7 Perfect Independent Bookstores from Across the Globe

7 Perfect Independent Bookstores from Across the Globe

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If there’s one thing I love more than books it’s bookstores. And, if there’s one thing I love more than bookstores, it’s independent bookstores. Independent bookstores act as a sort of home. They’re the places you go when you want to get out of the house, but you also still want to sort of be alone.   And this is why it’s so very vital that we stand by, support, and shop at our independent bookstores. Our independent bookstores are small business that are constantly being threatened by the bigger, fortune 500 corporations; it’s up to us to keep ensuring that the corporations don’t win and that …

Best Book Pins and Patches From Around Etsy

Best Book Pins and Patches From Around Etsy

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Etsy is best known for handmade goods like butterbeer scented candles to tea tins inspired by authors like Agatha Christie and William Shakespeare. Alongside the typical bookish gifts, there are tons of hidden gems, including pins and patches for those who like to show off their literary dedication.   Here are some of our favorites from across the site   1. DustandPages   via DustandPages   A part of a series of pins depicting Literary Landscapes, this Hobbiton pin features the classic hobbit hole, complete with Gandalf’s dwarf rune engraved on the door. DustandPages, based out of Fort Worth, Texas, stocks all things …