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Book Alert: Richard Mutu's 'Mr. Paperblog Pick in Books

New Book Alert: Richard Ali A Mutu's 'Mr. Fix It'

Another new release for 2016. This time from the Congolese author, Richard Ali A Mutu - one of the selected Africa39 writers. Mr. Read more

Guest Blogger: Bruce DeSilva: Made Transition From Journalist Crime Novelist Paperblog Pick in Books

Guest Blogger: Bruce DeSilva: How I Made the Transition From Journalist to Crime Novelist

A lot of people think that daily journalism must be a great training ground for novelists. I tell them that, for the most part, it is not. As someone who worked as a news reporter... Read more


  • Vintage 1965: Today’s Annual Snarky Birthday Blog Post

    Vintage 1965: Today’s Annual Snarky Birthday Blog Post

    Vintage 1965. It can be a little daunting watching celebrities who are born in your birth year or a year or two ahead of you grow old along with you but show... Read more

    The 16 August 2016 by   Steph's Scribe
  • The Lost Art of Lending Books and Sending Postcards

    Lost Lending Books Sending Postcards

    By Nora Vasconcelos Last weekend I was all happy and excited because I had just bought a new book. Then, just a few seconds later, a somber thought crossed my... Read more

    The 10 August 2016 by   Travelingbook
  • Without Batting an Eye — NPR Puts “Population Engineering” on The Table

    Without Batting Puts “Population Engineering” Table

    Human Population Joins Mainstream Concerns GR:–The human population problem is reentering main-stream concerns after a 45-year hiatus, and it is being properly... Read more

    The 19 August 2016 by   Garry Rogers
  • Ellie Downie #BriFri

    Ellie Downie #BriFri

    Welcome to British Isles Friday! British Isles Friday is a weekly event for sharing all things British and Irish - reviews, photos, opinions, trip reports,... Read more

    The 12 August 2016 by   Joyweesemoll
  • Book Endings

    Book Endings

    Imagine the scene, it won’t be hard, you’ve turned the last page of your book and you settle down to write your review. How much do you say about the ending? Read more

    The 05 August 2016 by   Cleopatralovesbooks
  • Books Under the Spotlight

    Books Under Spotlight

    New books under the spotlight, ebooks to be more precise. The latest downloaded in my iPad and added to my TBR list. A book for each of my favourite genres.... Read more

    The 23 August 2016 by   Mariagrazia
  • A Little Fairy Magic … and Imagination

    Little Fairy Magic Imagination

    *Mystical fairies looking after us, guiding us, keeping watch over us—it’s not a bad idea, really. We could all use a fairy godmother or godfather every once... Read more

    The 03 August 2016 by   Steph's Scribe
  • The Many Faces of Sunny: 'Akata Witch' Fan Art

    Many Faces Sunny: 'Akata Witch'

    I haven't kept it a secret on this blog, I love book covers and design and illustrations - so much so I spent last October (my dedicated Naija month) celebratin... Read more

    The 09 August 2016 by   Bookshy
  • 6 Must-see Places Jane Austen Fans Can't Miss

    Must-see Places Jane Austen Fans Can't Miss

    (by guest blogger Cassie Phillips) Wanderlust goes hand in hand with reading an Austen novel. Every time I turn a page I can’t help but want to follow Mr.... Read more

    The 13 August 2016 by   Mariagrazia
  • Reading Italian: Fabio Stassi & Alessandro D'avenia

    Reading Italian: Fabio Stassi Alessandro D'avenia

    Fabio Stassi, La lettrice Scomparsa (2016)La Lettrice Scomparsa (The missing reader) is a literary mystery. A book which contains an entire shelf of good books... Read more

    The 20 August 2016 by   Mariagrazia


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