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Bookmarked Thought: Four More Wondrous Libraries

Just over a year ago, I was searching for beautiful libraries and was surprised that I could only dig out four that were designed with books in mind. The rest were simply beautiful buildings lined with shelves. You can check them out here. But, I decided after having so much fun with my list of… Continue reading Bookmarked Thought: Four More Wondrous Libraries

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Movie Review: Snowpiercer

AD 2031, the passengers in the train are the only survivors on Earth. In a future where a failed global-warming experiment kills off most life on the planet, a class system evolves aboard the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe via a perpetual-motion engine. “Passengers, eternal order flows from the sacred engine. We… Continue reading Movie Review: Snowpiercer

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Death Weavers (Five Kingdoms #4) by Brandon Mull

  Trapped in a world where magic is powerful and dreams are real, Cole’s epic adventure continues in book four of the New York Times bestselling “fanciful, action-packed adventure” series (Publishers Weekly, starred review), from the author of the Fablehaven and Beyonders series. Cole is about to face his biggest peril yet. Since arriving in… Continue reading Death Weavers (Five Kingdoms #4) by Brandon Mull

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Movie Review: Mockingjay – Part 2

With the nation of Panem in a full scale war, Katniss confronts President Snow in the final showdown. Teamed with a group of her closest friends – including Gale, Finnick, and Peeta – Katniss goes off on a mission with the unit from District 13 as they risk their lives to stage an assassination attempt… Continue reading Movie Review: Mockingjay – Part 2

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Bookmarked Thoughts: 10 Stunning Bookstores – Part Two

So here’s the second part of my list of gorgeous bookstores from around the world that I’d love to visit. Sure, I’m a library person, but any place filled with books is a place I’d love to be and these bookstores are truly breathtaking. If you haven’t seen it already, you can check out part one… Continue reading Bookmarked Thoughts: 10 Stunning Bookstores – Part Two

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Review: The Resurrectionist: The Lost Work of Dr. Spencer Black by E.B. Hudspeth

Philadelphia, the late 1870s. A city of gas lamps, cobblestone streets, and horse-drawn carriages—and home to the controversial surgeon Dr. Spencer Black. The son of a grave robber, young Dr. Black studies at Philadelphia’s esteemed Academy of Medicine, where he develops an unconventional hypothesis: What if the world’s most celebrated mythological beasts—mermaids, minotaurs, and satyrs—were… Continue reading Review: The Resurrectionist: The Lost Work of Dr. Spencer Black by E.B. Hudspeth

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Bookmarked Thoughts: 10 Stunning Bookstores – Part One

Around a year ago I featured four wondrous libraries. I plan on returning to that topic in the near future, but for today I have a similar topic to present to you – beautiful bookstores from around the world. If you plan on traveling, you should definitely add these locations to your itinerary and be… Continue reading Bookmarked Thoughts: 10 Stunning Bookstores – Part One