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One Difficult Question...

By: ResidentialBookSellerMarch 28, 2014
So I read a book the other day that got me thinking about a very difficult question

If everyone was suddenly evacuated off Earth to another planet, and you were told that you could only take 10 books with you, what would you take?


Mine would... More  →

Immzie's Favourite Books From 2013

By: ResidentialBookSellerMarch 21, 2014

Yes, 2013 ended 3 months ago, but Books always live on! so...


According to my list, I read over two hundred books in 2013. They ranged from fantasy, to historical, YA and adult, but what I can say about most of them is that I loved

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The Angsty and Very Pathetic YA Series Love Angle

By: MuffinsWillRuleTheWorldJanuary 26, 2014

Here's something I wrote ages ago (after a particular spree of horribly angsty YA series I voluntarily went through, for reasons unknown) describing the overused plotline that used to be a standard followed by nearly every other post-Twilight series.

This is a basic rundown of what will

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5 Unique Fantasy Novels

By: AutumnMooncakesDecember 26, 2013

Darkhenge by Catherine Fisher

Chloe is in a coma, but her soul is trapped in a strange fantasy world. Her brother Rob is determined to free her. But Chloe insists on staying in the fantasy world, where she can control the trees and has the

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Young Adult Book Recommendations

By: ResidentialBookSellerDecember 7, 2013
Paranormal- Poison Princess and Endless Knight by Kresley Cole


So for ages, I put off reading this book because I didn't think it looked good. I seriously regret that.

So this follows the story of Evie from the week leading up to... More  →

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From the Residential Book Seller

By: ImmzieNovember 6, 2013

I find it really interesting, working in a book store. (and I am pretty sure those people on the OT sometime enjoy my comments about it).

Its interesting seeing the people that come in, the books they buy, and the new books we get

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How to Procrastinate

By: StellaDoll273November 4, 2013

So you have a 100-page book to read, so you think, "Simple enough.  I'll just wait until the weekend before it's due.  No big deal." 

And now it's Sunday night at 9:13 and you haven't cracked the spine of Kate Chopin's "The Awakening" once...oops.  Where did

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Shallow Pages, Deep Worlds

By: AutumnMooncakesOctober 26, 2013

A sheaf of paper,

Lines of ink:

Black on white,

Nothing more.

But ink makes words,

Words make realms:

Realms of magic

And realms of science,

Realms of oceans

And realms of ice.

Shallow pages

With deep worlds

Made from ink

And clever words.

How do black lines form so much?

Love and obsession,

Betrayal and greed,

Those who unite,

Those who fall

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