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hello lover -

24years old Author Meet the 24years old Nigerian author Tomi Adeyemi, writer of "Children of Blood and Bones" a #1 New York Times Bestseller which is set to be a movie. She was recently interviewed on #Jimmyfallontonightshow.....Go girl!!


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Kotiliesi -

Sosiaalinen media mahdollistaa uusia tapoja innostua kirjoista toisten kirjanystävien kanssa. Esimerkiksi Instagramiin on muodostunut alati kasvava kirjaintoilijoiden joukko, jotka ottavat tileilleen kuvia ainoastaan kirjoista. Ilmiötä kutsutaan käsitteellä bookstagram.


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Mervi's Book reviews -

Storybundle has two great new offerings: Summer Steampunk Bundle came alive a couple of days ago. It has 11 books for just 15 dollars, three of them Storybundle exclusives. 2018 LGBT bundle has lots of queer science fiction books for 9 more days. Advertisements


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The Freelancer's Fashionblog -

Four things right-right now. The books above my head. A cat in the after noon sunshine. Reading the Egytptian Book of the Dead (but now I got distracted with a documentary on Marie Antoinette's coiffures.) I want Mikael Hadreas pants. As a side note; this was the first time I made a post in one sitting without moving anything else than my arms to take photos and grab the laptop. So now we know that!


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suzi9mm -

i went out shopping yesterdayday. Superdrug, Poundlound, Body Shop. thats where i started, let the history books note it. well, they were next to each other and near home, so. but it was so nice going out, walking on my own. certainly this bout made me appreciate my health. it was also sunny so i really enjoyed myself. Poundland was especially fruitfull, there was a Jon Ronson book for a £! also got 2 carrots and ginger on my way home from the next door under railway bridge shop. a pink phone...


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Desperatehell -

It seems that I have had loads of things to do during a week for this post has been waiting in drafts since last Sunday. Well yes I have been sewing this week and I try to introduce my newest creation as soon as possible. Atypically it's something else as black this time, perhaps that coming spring has affected my mind unconsciously. Usually in the spring time I find  'the colors'. A year ago I made a silver dress if you remember.  But can't say that the spring would be coming... it's been...


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Read.Read.Read -

The first month of the year is over and it is time for my monthly wrap-up!  Books read in January 2018:  The Secret History  by Donna Tartt Vihan ja inhon internet by Emmi Nieminen and Johanna Vehkoo Everstinna  by Rosa Liksom The Witch Doesn't Burn in This One by Amanda Lovelace Bloom by Beau Taplin Educated by Tara Westover The Beginning of the World in the Middle of the Night  by Jen Campbell The Reader on the 6.27  by Jean-Paul Didierlaurent Akvarelleja Engelin kaupungista  by Jukka...


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Mervi's Book reviews -

Here’s the post where I’m going to gather all the books, novellas and comics read next year. Advertisements


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DancesWithWool -

Normal 0 21 false false false FI X-NONE X-NONE Monday – Can you believe we are already on day 4? Today I need to drive to town, do some shopping. There is lots of baking to do this week, I need to buy ingredients. I have cleaned the freezer; it is nice and tidy to preserve all the pastries.   Today I want to show you a delightful book. I don’t usually do product reviews, mainly because I don’t get review copies of books or yarn; when I buy for myself, I tend to go for similar yarn and I...


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Read.Read.Read -

"Why are you taking photos of books?" has been a question I have heard several times after I started actively posting to my bookstagram account. For me, it feels like a no-brainer to take pictures of books -- they are beautiful and I spend a lot of time with them. I collect them, I fall in love with them, I entertain myself with them. And most importantly, I love sharing my love for books with book lovers. The bookstagram community has blown up massively in the last couple of years and it has...


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Desperatehell -

Days seems to run from my view uncontrollably and one of my favorite month is nearly gone. Trees are changing their attires and I've been hunting haze views with my camera in the mornings. I would love to take the pictures about the thick fog, but so far the luck hasn't found me.  Last weekend we went to see a few gigs once again; Lasten Hautausmaa and Grave Pleasures. I hadn't seen Grave Pleasures before and actually I realized the singer's previous project Beastmilk is more familiar to me...


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Read.Read.Read -

When it comes to true crime books, podcasts and series, I am a HUGE fan. So much so that I often opt for tales of true crimes rather than listening to music as a bike around, spend my money on true crime books instead of novels and eagerly wait for new true crime series to make their premiere. A while ago I was asked to recommend my favorite true crime books on Twitter. While I did share some recommendations there, I got the idea of putting together a more comprehensive list of books, podcasts...


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Summer is starting to be over, at least here in Oulu, Finland, where colorful leaves are already filling up my yard. A sure sign of fall is also my yearly knitting and crocheting inspiration which usually hits once the temperatures get lower and you need to start to think about things like scarves, mittens and winter hats. Since I didn't blog much this summer (expect by posting a few reviews from my drafts), I thought rather than writing reviews for all the books I read (that would take...


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Marilyn Monroe Book Blog -

Please scroll down to read the review in English Museo Salvatore Ferragamo Firenzessä, Italiassa järjesti vuonna 2012 Marilyn-näyttelyn, jossa nähtiin kenkien lisäksi muun muassa Marilynin vaatteita. Näyttelyn pohjalta koostettiin kirja, nimeltään yksinkertaisen ytimekkäästi Marilyn. Kyseessä ei ole mikään ohut näyttelykatalogi, vaan suurikokoinen kuvateos, joka sisältää myös esseitä ja pohdintaa ilmiöstä nimeltä Marilyn. Esseet vaihtelevat tasoltaan paljonkin. Esimerkiksi...


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Marilyn Monroe Book Blog -

Please scroll down to read the review in English Ennen kuin Gary Vitacco-Robles julkaisi mahtavan täyspitkän elämäkerran, Iconin , hän kirjoitti kirjan, joka keskittyi aivan erityiseen osa-alueeseen Marilynin elämässä. Cursum Perficio, Marilyn Monroe's Brentwood Hacienda kertoo Marilynin viimeisistä kuukausista hänen ensimmäisessä ikiomassa kodissaan. Talo kiinnostaa Marilyn-faneja monesta syystä: se nähdään Marilynin itsenäisyydenosoituksena, hänen luonteensa symbolina ja...


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my life in color -

Here's a quick peek to what I read last year during my bus rides to and from work. Good books, meh books, brilliant books, funny books, books that touched your heart and tore into your soul.


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Inside the Bannus Field -

I've set my yearly goal on Goodreads at 125, but this year I read 151 books. I read 20 books in Finnish and the rest in English. View Poll: Books 2016 View Poll: #2060638


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Käyräranta -

Luen kirjoja mielestäni aivan liian vähän. Tämän vuoden tavoitteena oli lukea vähintään 30 kirjaa, mutta nyt loka-marraskuun vaihteessa lukema on vasta 12! Teini-iässä ahmin kirjoja mutten laskenut.  Viisikot, Tarzanit, Päätalot, Vonnegutit, Asimovit ja paljon muuta ja sarjakuvat. Lukeminen väheni, ainakin kirjojen kun lähdin opiskelemaan ja myöhemin työelämään. Miksi näin? Aika ei riitä


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Marilyn Monroe Book Blog -

Please scroll down to read the review in English Vuonna 2008 Marilyn-maailma kohisi: kaksi arkistokaappia täynnä Marilyn Monroen papereita oli löydetty. Kaikki oli arkistoitu siististi kansioihin, ja kun ne avattiin, paljastui pala kadoksissa ollutta Marilynin elämää. Arkistossa oli niin henkilökohtaisia kirjeitä, sähkeitä, kuitteja, valokuvia... kaikkea arkipäiväistä, jota ihmiseltä jää jälkeensä. Kaappien sisältöä pidettiin Marilyn-tutkimuksen Rosettan kivenä. Ja juuri...


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Marilyn Monroe Book Blog -

Please scroll down to read the review in English Frederic Cabanas on espanjalainen Marilynista kiinnostunut mies, joka paitsi on kirjoittanut useamman kirjan Marilynista myös pitää Euroopan ainoaa Marilyn-museota. Hänen kirjansa ovat keräilykappaleita, sillä niitä ei ihan joka kaupassa myydä. Cabanasin Marilyn in Spain on yksi kirja-aarteistani, ja keväällä sain toisenkin kirjan, ytimekkäästi nimetyn Marilyn Monroen. Marilyn Monroe keskittyy Marilyn-kirjoihin. Cabanas on lajitellut...


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Marilyn Monroe Book Blog -

Please scroll down to read the review in English Tätä kirjaa odotin innolla, joten tilasin sen heti kun se julkaistiin. Se saapui 3. elokuuta, siis samalla viikolla kuin oli Marilynin muistotilaisuus. En kuitenkaan malttanut antaa sen odottaa paria päivää, vaan tempaisin paketin auki ja ilahduin jo kauniista kannesta. Marilyn Monroe: A Day in the Life on aikajana Marilynin elämästä. Varmasti monet fanit ovat koonneet aikajanoja jossain vaiheessa, mutta on hienoa, että sellainen on...


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Inside the Bannus Field -

July wasn't a great reading month, but it's Summer, there's so much other stuff to do in addition to reading. 76. Tiina Raevaara: Korppinaiset Tämä romaani on itsenäinen jatko kirjalle Yö ei saa tulla . Päähenkilöt ovat samat, mutta tilanne on hyvin erilainen. Romaanissa käsitellään kuolemaa, kuoleman läheisyyttä, ja lintuja. Olen pitänyt näistä kummastakin romaanista todella paljon ja myös suositellut niitä sisarelleni. 77.- 78. Lois McMaster Bujold: "Penric's Demon" and...


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Inside the Bannus Field -

Another attempt at monthly updates. I'm actually at a great reading mode this year. 75 books by the end of Junes, so I might even reach 140-150 by the end of the year. But that always depends on the reading, since some books take more time and effort than others. 66. P. N. Elrod (ed.): Hex Appeal and 67. Paula Guran (ed.): Vampires: The Recent Undead Ok theme anthologies, with some better stories and some not-so-good stories. 68. Johanna Sinisalo: Auringon ydin Mielenkiintoinen kertomus...


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Inside the Bannus Field -

Heh, well, looks like my good intentions of updating more often this year didn't actually work out. I really need to work on that. But that hasn't stopped me from reading and I'm well on track on my goal of reading at least 100 books this year. However, since I'm at about 65 books now, I just can't be bothered to talk about all the books I've read, so I decided to go for a 'best of' -option. :) 20. Mia Kankimäki: Asioita jotka saavat sydämen lyömään nopeammin (non-fiction) Kankimäen...


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Inside the Bannus Field -

February was a much slower reading month than January, mostly because the book I read or was reading didn't grab me that much, or in one case I'm still slowly reading and savouring a book that I'll probably finish this month. 16. Ekaterina Sedia: The Secret History of Moscow This book is set in Moscow in the 1990s, where people are suddenly turning into birds. A small group sets to investigate this mystery and to find one woman's missing sister. During their investigation, they find an...


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Inside the Bannus Field -

I haven't been active in updating this journal for a while now. I guess at some point a few years ago, I just got burned out on reviewing and writing in general after having done that very actively for several years. It also didn't help that much of fandom moved over to Tumblr etc. which is just not suited for long text comments or in-depth analysis of books/tv/movies/whatever. This year I decided to try to revive this journal a bit and at least try to make monthly book/media comments which...


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Inside the Bannus Field -

Last year I read less books than I wanted. I had my goal set on 100 books, at least, a figure I usually reach very easily. This year had a lot of other stuff that took my time and concentration away from reading, but I still read several very good books. Some statistical data: 87 works read, 74 in English, 11 in Finnish, and 2 in Swedish. 32 of them were e-books and 10 were graphic novels. View Poll: Books 2015


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Inside the Bannus Field -

I've been feeling for a while now that I could begin writing about books again, so what better way to start than to comment on the best reads of 2014. I'm not going to do any numbered listing, just comment on the most memorable reads with some silly categories. Best YA Janni Lee Simner's Bones of Faerie (reread) and Faerie Winter Set in a postacopalyptic world where a war between humans and faerie damaged both worlds, and left wild magic among humans. A young girl set out to find her mother...


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