Category Archives: Quotations

Bibliophilia on Pinterest

Bibliophilia (noun): a great or excessive love of books ; also, an enthusiastic or extreme interest in collecting books.     Social media has had a huge impact on readers.  Some even spend precious reading time perusing their favorite social … Continue reading

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“Unlocking worlds: a reading companion for book lovers” by Sally Allen

The name of my blog sort of gives it away.  I read mostly FICTION.  However, the exception that proves the rule is that I read non-fiction if the subject matter is books. With “Unlocking worlds” I felt that I met … Continue reading

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A few quotes from mystery authors

“Experience is as effective a teacher as she is because one does tend to remember her lessons.” — Lawrence Block (as said by his character Bernie Rhodenbarr in “The Burglar in the Closet”.) “There is no detective in England equal … Continue reading

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“On Cats” ~ by Charles Bukowski

Anyone expecting a ‘cutsie‘ book about cats will be taken aback.  This is a book of poems by the inimitable Bukowski – edgy and raw. I am not comfortable reviewing poetry.  I do not deem myself qualified to do so.  … Continue reading

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A favourite quote

“A truly great book should be read in youth, again in maturity and once more in old age, as a fine building should be seen by morning light, at noon and by moonlight. ” – Robertson Davies For more great … Continue reading

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