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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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Featured #Bookstagrammer, Taylor aka @novelsandnailpolish!
Today we have the perfect person to close out Bookstagram Month: Taylor Freeman, who blogs at Novels and Nail Polish and posts gorgeous photos of books (and bookish nail art) at  @novelsandnailpolish .  Tell us about yourself! Where do you work/play? What b...
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NATURE BOX: Healthy Snacks
Image via flickr naturebox.com Price : $16.95-19.95/month, free shipping The Deal : Choose up to five unique, healthy snacks to be sent to your home or office every month. Bonus : For every box sent, Nature Box donates one meal to Feeding America. Review : ...
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BAMBOO SUPPLY CO: Socks Box!
http://www.bamboosupplyco.com/ Price : $14-$16, depending on subscription, free shipping The Deal : Bamboo Supply Co. sends you their brand of bamboo dress socks, which are soft, antibacterial, moisture-wicking, and safer for the environment than traditiona...
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Sunday Snapshot for the Last Sunday of July
Currently reading: The Tale of Genji by Murasaki Shikibu, Wouldn't It Be Deadly by DE Ireland, and more Ireland travel guides: Lonely Planet , Backroads Ireland , and Rough Guide . Movies watched: Kingsman: The Secret Service , starring Colin Firth and Taro...
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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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Sunday Snapshot: Everything's Coming Up August
Calypso hurt her paw this week and it's really pathetic. Even more pathetic than when Thor hurt his paw, and I didn't think that was possible. Currently reading: A Wish Upon Jasmine by Laura Florand: You know what I wish? That Florand would find an editor w...
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SCENT TRUNK: Niche Perfumes and Colognes
scenttrunk.com Price : $18-$15/month, free shipping The Deal : After completing a scent profile, subscribers receive three indie and niche fragrance samples hand-picked just for them. Review : I was super excited to try this box service. I've never been the...
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Featured #Bookstagrammer Jennifer, aka @TheRelentlessReader!
Please welcome Jennifer, who blogs regularly at The Relentless Reader and also lights up Instagram with awesome food and book pics as  @therelentlessreader . Find out more about Jennifer and her IG pet peeves below! Tell us about yourself! Where do you work...
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BULU BOX: Health Nut Gear
www.bulubox.com Price : $9.17-10/month, free shipping The Deal : Receive curated samples of exclusive health supplements based on your personal profile, then buy the ones you love in full-size. Review : Much better than expected! As with Bark Box , Bulu Box...
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MISTOBOX: Artisan Coffee Subscription
one.mistobox.com Price : $18-30 per shipment The Deal : After filling out a coffee profile, you get a shipment of personally curated coffees from artisan coffee makers all over the US who only use sustainably farmed, free trade coffee beans. Review : If you...
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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.