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Sunday Snapshot for the Last Weekend in August
"Paint me like one of your French girls." Currently reading: The Lost Island by Douglas Preston and Lee Child: This book came up in the library catalog when I searched for "Ireland." It is sooooo cheesy and ridiculous and I'm enjoying the hell out of it. Th...
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Six authors who would be kick-ass guests on Neil deGrasse Tyson's TV show StarTalk.
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Sunday Snapshot: Blogger Seeking Amazing Books
Sofie trying on her sparkly shark costume. Rawr! Currently reading: A Taste of Heaven by Penny Watson and The Red-Headed League by Arthur Conan Doyle. Posted: My post on authors hating on other authors went up at Quirk Books Blog this Friday. If you think m...
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Sunday Snapshot for the 9th of August
The three amigos. Currently reading: The same. I finished The Sign of Four but don't have an audiobook I really want to listen to atm. Posted: I posted a review of the movie Mr. Holmes on Tuesday. Movies watched: Jupiter Ascending , starring Mila Kunis and ...
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BOOK RIOT QUARTERLY BOX: Bookish Delight in a Box
quarterly.co Price : $50 every three months, plus $5 shipping. You can also buy individual boxes without subscribing, sometimes on sale. $8 shipping for non-subscribers. International shipping options. The Deal : The people who brought you Book Riot hand-se...
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LOVE WITH FOOD: Snacks for One
lovewithfood.com Price : $10-24.95/month, free shipping The Deal : Curated snack boxes are sent to your home or office every month. Bonus : For every box sent, Love with Food donates meals to hungry children in America through various food banks. Review : L...
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Your definitive travel guide to all destinations Sherlock, from 221B Baker Street to The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes.
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Review: BANQUET OF LIES by Michelle Diener
Guest review by Anachronist of Portable Pieces of Thought . Synopsis (from Goodreads): A Secret Treaty and a Secret Life LONDON, 1812: Giselle Barrington is living a double life, juggling the duties of chef with those of spy catcher. She must identify her f...
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Sunday Snapshot Could Use More Sleep
Currently reading: Horrorstör by Grady Hendrix: Probably not the best thing to read when you're pet sitting by yourself in a strange house. You're So Money by Farnoosh Torabi: Obvious tips are obvious. Movies watched: Leap Year , starring Matthew Goode and ...
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LE TOTE: Netflix for Clothing
www.letote.com Price : $49/month. $5/month insurance recommended. Free shipping both ways. The Deal : After a style quiz, browse through Le Tote's catalog and collections to put items in your "closet" (basically your wish list). Every tote comes with two ac...
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Movie Review: MR HOLMES
Originally released: 2015 Starring: Sir Ian McKellen, Laura Linney, Milo Parker, Hattie Morahan Directed by: Bill Condon Based on: A Slight Trick of the Mind by Mitch Cullin In post-WWII Britain, a 93-year-old Sherlock Holmes is losing his wits, because old...
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WANTABLE: Intimates Collection
www.wantable.com Price : $40 for the first month and $36/month thereafter. Free shipping both ways. The Deal : Wantable sends 3-5 "intimates" items (loungewear, lingerie, bras, panties, socks, etc.) every month based on a style quiz. You can return items if...
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Writer, art historian, and bibliophile.
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Tasha Brandstatter is a freelance writer and blogger with a master's degree in art history and a love of food, history, books, and culture. She's a digital editor at PULP Now and a regular contributor to Book Riot, Femnista, and History Colorado. She has 3 scotties and enjoys making cocktails. You can find her on her book blog, Truth Beauty Freedom and Books.
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What's Your Poison? -
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Scofflaws unite to dispel the myth that alcohol is a poison!

Buy, Borrow, Bypass: Novella Edition
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Should you buy, borrow, or bypass on these three novellas?

Helen Fielding Kills Off Mark Darcy: A GIF Response
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The feels Helen Fielding's new, Mark Darcy-less book inspires can only adequately be expressed in GIF form.

Destination Bookstore: Livraria da Vila in São Paulo, Brazil
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To celebrate Book Riot’s second birthday on Monday, we’re running some of our favorite posts from our first two years. _____________________

Panzanella, the Salad for People Who Hate Salad -
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Don't say you don't like salad until you've tried panzanella, an Italian classic made with tomatoes, bread, and garlic.

Buy, Borrow, Bypass: August 26, 2013
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Should you buy, borrow, or bypass on FEAR IN THE SUNLIGHT, THE SUICIDE SHOP, or SECRETS AND LORDS?

An Ode to the Sidecar Cocktail -
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What makes the perfect sidecar cocktail, the most wonderful of all classic cocktails? I put way too much thought into the answer so you don'

The Best of Elizabeth Peters / Barbara Michaels
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A few favorite books by Elizabeth Peters / Barbara Michaels I'd recommend.

The Curious Case of THE CUCKOO'S CALLING—Why it Wasn't a Success Before ...
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The reason why THE CUCKOO'S CALLING wasn't a success was because it wasn't by JK Rowling—but it was.

The Tale of the Angry Bookseller
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A GIF response to The Bookseller's articles about authors not supporting independent bookshops.

Read This, Then That: FIFTY SHADES OF GREY and THE SHEIK
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Fifty Shades of Grey and The Sheik: two "romance" novels published nearly 100 years apart that reinforce gender roles and cultural norms in

What Next? Three Books to Read After PRIDE & PREJUDICE
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Love Pride & Prejudice? Here are three books to read next.

Creating Blog Features
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Tips for how to create features on your blog.

Coursera Lit Class Wishlist
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Some literature classes I would love to see offered online through Coursera.

Blanc de Blancs Champagnes — Review
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The wine panel tasted 20 blanc de blancs, the finest and most delicate of Champagnes.

5 Bookish 'Idea' Videos That Will Blow Your Mind
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Five videos from PBS Idea Channel with novel (har har) bookish conundrums.

Curious, Creepy, and Cute: A Tour of Neil Gaiman's International Book Co...
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A tour of Neil Gaiman's international book covers from China, Japan, France, Russia, and a bazillion other countries (okay more like a dozen

Note à Note, the Haute Cuisine of the Future? - FOOD RIOT
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Note a Note, the new trend in haute cuisine, may the be the food of our future. But is that a good thing?

PSYCH's Shawn & Gus Eating: A Gifestigation - FOOD RIOT
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The fascinating world of Shawn Spencer and Burton Guster eating on the TV show Psych, a story told in gifs.