Number of people with ideas on how to improve the bookstore this week 6 Number of books actually purchased by these people 2 Number of viable, potentially profitable ideas offered 0 Worst idea “Sell pets. Market them as the kinds of pets that Harry and Ron and Hermione had. Owls, cats, rats, and such.” Second... Continue Reading →
For this week’s Top Ten Tuesday “Love Freebie” we’re diving into some of our favorite couples and/or duos in books. Thanks to That Artsy Reader Girl for another great topic!
“We believe the one who has power. He is the one who gets to write the story. So when you study history, you must ask yourself, Whose story am I missing? Whose voice was suppressed so that this voice could come forth? Once you have figured that out, you must find that story too. From there you get a clearer, yet still imperfect, picture.” ~ Yaa Gyasi, Homegoing
“The river turns and twists to face the city. It looms suddenly, massive, stamped on the landscape. Its light wells up around the surrounds, the rock hills, like bruise-blood. Its dirty towers glow.” ~ China Miéville, Perdido Street Station
This was a great year of reading for both of us, and as always, narrowing down our list was not easy. We both read a wide variety of books from authors of different backgrounds, and for the first time, we picked up an eReader and read a few eBooks.