The Book Wars Celebrates: First Anniversary

The Book Wars Celebrates: First Anniversary

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The Never Heard Before Genesis Story

It was a rainy afternoon (I actually don’t remember but the default fall/winter weather here in Vancouver is rainy) when I got an Idea! If you know me, I often get ideas and some of them are actually not nonsense. We were sitting, I believe, in the fancy grad lounge (we MACLers…

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Day 40: The Diving Pool by Yoko Ogawa.  Three novellas.  Each with a punch. #100happybookdays #japaneseliterature #booksintranslation #bookstagram #books #yokoogawa

Day 40: The Diving Pool by Yoko Ogawa. Three novellas. Each with a punch. #100happybookdays #japaneseliterature #booksintranslation #bookstagram #books #yokoogawa

Day 39: The Humming Room by Ellen Potter. A retelling of The Secret Garden,  this is at once superior to the classic and has more to offer readers. I loved this one. #retellings #100happybookdays #middlegrade #bookstagram #books #reading

Day 39: The Humming Room by Ellen Potter. A retelling of The Secret Garden, this is at once superior to the classic and has more to offer readers. I loved this one. #retellings #100happybookdays #middlegrade #bookstagram #books #reading

The Cover Wars

Bone-Gap-FINAL

Everyone knows Bone Gap is full of gaps—gaps to trip you up, gaps to slide through so you can disappear forever. So when young, beautiful Roza went missing, the people of Bone Gap weren’t surprised. After all, it wasn’t the first time that someone had slipped away and left Finn and Sean O’Sullivan on their own. Just a few years before, their mother had high-tailed it to Oregon for a brand new…

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"He’ll be famous - a legend - I wouldn’t  be surprised if today was known as Harry Potter Day in the future - there will be books written about Harry - every child in our world will know his name!"

"He’ll be famous - a legend - I wouldn’t  be surprised if today was known as Harry Potter Day in the future - there will be books written about Harry - every child in our world will know his name!"

I went to the library and up my holds. I came across the Jenny Han book so I picked that up as well.  I already have six books out not including these.  I may have a problem. #libraryhaul #books #fantasy #middlegrade #adultfantasy #yanovels #bookstagram

I went to the library and up my holds. I came across the Jenny Han book so I picked that up as well. I already have six books out not including these. I may have a problem. #libraryhaul #books #fantasy #middlegrade #adultfantasy #yanovels #bookstagram

Day 38: Damascus Nights by Rafik Schami. Think Arabian nights but without the woman-hating king.  Beautiful and mystical,  this novel is a must read for all lovers of folklore. #100happybookdays #weneeddiversebooks #rafikschami #damascusnights #bookstagram #books

Day 38: Damascus Nights by Rafik Schami. Think Arabian nights but without the woman-hating king. Beautiful and mystical, this novel is a must read for all lovers of folklore. #100happybookdays #weneeddiversebooks #rafikschami #damascusnights #bookstagram #books