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Things to use as a bookmark

Yep. All true. :)

Illustration: "Things to use as a bookmark"

via Bookstr

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What are you reading?

It’s Thursday, which means it’s official Getting To Know You Day on my Facebook page! Here’s today’s question, which I need to regularly ask as I always love hearing what people are reading . . . and it’s a great way to add on to my TBR pile. :)

Graphic: What are you reading? Via Lisa Berne, www.LisaBerne.com

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“Quiet night at home”

I wonder what she’s reading . . .

Illustration: a woman reading in the tub: "Quiet Night at Home" by Ellen Weinstein

“Quiet Night at Home” by Ellen Weinstein

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Weekend plans

I have Sarah Shoemaker’s Mr. Rochester at hand . . .

Image: a human figure disappearing into a book. Via Reanimated Imagery

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“If you could be a character in a novel . . .”

It’s Thursday, which means it’s official Getting To Know You Day on my Facebook page! Last week we talked about prologues, and I learned a lot, both from a reader’s and a writer’s perspective. Today’s question is one of my very favorites in all the world. And I’m going to be kicking things off by sharing a quote from J.K. Rowling on this . . . Join us if you like. :)

Graphic: If you could be a character in a novel, which one would it be? Via Lisa Berne, www.LisaBerne.com

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“It is a truth universally acknowledged . . .”

“. . . that love is complicated.” What a fun graphic delineating the romantic relationships in Pride and Prejudice.

Graphic: Pride and Prejudice romantic relationships, via Shmoop

via the Jane Austen Centre

Speaking of Jane Austen, you may also enjoy my Bookish post on why she is a huge source of inspiration to romance novelists everywhere.

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Prologues: yes or no?

It’s Thursday, which means it’s official Getting To Know You Day on my Facebook page! Last week we jumped into the question of our favorite movies (which added quite a lot of titles to my to-watch list). Today we’re tackling a question readers and writers can feel very strongly about . . .Graphic: "Prologues - love them or skip them?" Via Lisa Berne

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Suggestions, please!

My next newsletter’s in the works, and in addition to giving away a signed, print copy of You May Kiss the Bride, I want to include another book. But which one? I’d love to hear your suggestion(s) over on my Facebook page. Is there a title on your to-read list you’ve been hankering after? Thank you for your input! Graphic: Your suggestions, please? Via Lisa BerneWould you like to learn more about You May Kiss the Bride, which the Washington Post‘s Sarah MacLean recently called “Delicious”? Click here.

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“Your name on a porridge bowl”

From Mark Brownlow, this hilarious — and brilliant — graphic which takes us into the giddy realm of Jane Eyre’s email. Graphic via Mark Brownlow: Jane Eyre: the Emails

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