A copy of Fangirl, by Rainbow Rowell, sitting on a laptop keyboard.
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Book recommendation: Fangirl, by Rainbow Rowell

Fangirl, by Rainbow Rowell, is one of those books that I had on my to-read list for what seemed like forever. I think I added it to the list not long after it came out—way back in 2013, apparently. Then I bought it a year or two ago at a book sale. Then I finally… Continue reading Book recommendation: Fangirl, by Rainbow Rowell

A copy of The View from the Cheap Seats, by Neil Gaiman, alongside a notebook, marker and highlighter.
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Book recommendation: The View from the Cheap Seats: Select Nonfiction, by Neil Gaiman

No matter what profession you're in, people are going to tell you what books you have to read—to get ahead, to better understand what you're doing, or just to get a laugh only you and others like you will understand. Writing is no exception. I've talked before about a few books I think every writer… Continue reading Book recommendation: The View from the Cheap Seats: Select Nonfiction, by Neil Gaiman

An e-book copy of Strange Blood, edited by Vanessa Morgan, beside a bowl of popcorn.
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Book recommendation: Strange Blood, edited by Vanessa Morgan

Here's the first interesting tidbit I want to share about Strange Blood: 71 Essays on Offbeat and Underrated Vampire Movies, edited by Vanessa Morgan: it's a book filled with essays about horror movies. So I realize that some people may find it odd that I read it, since I've mentioned before that I'm not really… Continue reading Book recommendation: Strange Blood, edited by Vanessa Morgan

A copy of Howl's Moving Castle, by Diana Wynne Jones, alongside a pink hat.
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Book recommendation: Howl’s Moving Castle, by Diana Wynne Jones

How many go-to books do you have? I... seem to have far too many. Including today's recommendation: Howl's Moving Castle, by Diana Wynne Jones. I've loved this book since I was a kid, and I've reread it every couple of years. I went back to it again a few weeks ago, when I was feeling… Continue reading Book recommendation: Howl’s Moving Castle, by Diana Wynne Jones

A copy of Dear Fahrenheit 451, by Annie Spence, and a coffee mug
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Book recommendation: Dear Fahrenheit 451, by Annie Spence

Do you know how I sometimes say that certain books are best suited for certain people? Well, here's the type of person that should read Dear Fahrenheit 451, by Annie Spence: Anyone who loves books. Seriously. If you're a book-lover of any sort, you should check this one out. Because that's what Dear Fahrenheit 451… Continue reading Book recommendation: Dear Fahrenheit 451, by Annie Spence