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Christmas Gift Ideas for Readers

I love gift giving! In the spirit of sharing said passion, I've put together 5 Christmas gift ideas for readers because sometimes it's not as easy as picking a book off their wishlist. 

These bookish gift ideas can, of course, be used for birthdays and similar celebratory occasions or, faili…

Things That Make Me Happy 65

seeing my work published healing and getting stronger best friend traditions hotel stays knowing good days will always come
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I have been sharing things that make me happy lists for years. If you'd like to read some more, you can scroll through the archive.


Book Reviews ft. Daphne Du Maurier & Brian K. Vaughan

During November, I read a book by one of my favourite authors and a recently hauled trade paperback. A very quiet reading month but a happy one, nonethless!

my cousin rachel by daphne du maurier 
FINISHED: 10/11/16 | PAGES: 335 | ISBN: 1844080404
Orphaned at an early age, Philip Ashley is raised by hi…

Stationery Gift Ideas

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I've decided to bring you a few gift ideas from Chronicle Books for those that love list writing, reading, writing and planning. A couple of these were given to me as gifts and I for one loved them so they have my seal of approval which, admittedly, counts for shit all but they've got them anyway!