Author Archives: nsgueglia

Book Sleuth: Couer de Lion

Found via: The Rumpus Published by: Fence Books I don’t normally find myself being pulled in by poetry, but this seems intriguing. Hop on over to the Rumpus to read some excerpts within Liz Axelrod’s review – I think you’ll … Continue reading

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What Makes a Good Writer?

Is it humility? The sheer inability to be able to confidently say – “I’m a good writer?” Different than saying I can write. Because I know I can write, which is why I even bother trying in the first place. But … Continue reading

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Northanger Abbey – Jane Austen

Rating: 3 stars Shelf: 2012 Northanger Abbey is certainly not one of Austen’s best novels. I’m not even sure it ranks among the likes of Pride & Prejudice, Sense & Sensibility or even Mansfield Park. However as a commentary on writing … Continue reading

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World Book Night – Giving away 1,000,000 books in ONE NIGHT!

I just registered to give away a mere 20 books on World Book Night – as part of the attempt to give away 1 MILLION books in one single night. You have to register before February 1stto be chosen as … Continue reading

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Book Sleuth: Tale of Sand

Found via: Omnivoracious Published by: Archaia Entertainment

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The Joy of Books

Everyone around the book blogosphere has been sharing this video. It’s pretty much amazing. Watch it.

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The Left Hand of Darkness – Ursula K. LeGuin

Rating: 4 stars Shelf: 2012 This was, I think, my first foray into adult science fiction and I have to say, I found The Left Hand of Darkness to be absolutely wonderful. It’s the kind of book that everyone should … Continue reading

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