20 Book Marks

Blue books with orange ribbon bookmark
Photo: Bookmark by Quinn Dombrowski. CC BY-SA 2.0

 

The other day I was looking at bookmarks.

Not an unusual activity when one is visiting a bookshop. For some reason bookmarks are part of the merchandise. Have you ever noticed that?

I suppose what was strange about the excursion was that I started to write down what some of them said. What was even stranger was that the shop assistant didn’t even raise an eyebrow at this random shopper noting down the quips and quotes from their bookmark stand. Perhaps it happens more often than you might think.

Today I thought I’d share some of them with you because…well I don’t know really…because I have them to share perhaps?

So, for your eye-rolling, pun limit testing, groan out loud, mild aww moment, amusement, allow me to present 20 bookmark quotes.Read More »

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The Book – RIP

A friend of mine posted this poster on Facebook:-

Surprising book facts Photo: Robert Brewer

The original creator, Robb Brewer, created it to in order for people to start thinking about the importance of reading. He even admits that not all the statistics are scientific.

I took this poster (and his blog post) to mean the importance of reading for pleasure, rather than reading at all.Read More »