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“A Bookworm’s Belongings”

I feel very seen.

Graphic: "A Bookworm's Belongings," shared via LisaBerne.com

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“Evening Reading”

Isn’t this a lovely (and possibly perfect) image for Feelgood Friday?

Image: "Evening Reading" by Georg Vilhelm Pauli, shared via LisaBerne.com

via Helen Warlow on Twitter

The painting is Evening Reading by the Swedish painter Georg Vilhelm Pauli, 1884.

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Inside scoop: Wakefield!

In my upcoming The Worst Duke in the World, I feature — for the first time in my Penhallow Dynasty series — a protagonist who’s a single parent. In this case, Anthony Farr, the Duke of Radcliffe. It was so much fun writing his son, the bright, lively, 8-year-old Wakefield! I rather fancy that he looks a bit like this charming lad . . .

Image: painting of a young Regency-era boy, shared via LisaBerne.com

Do you enjoy single-parent romances?

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Cover image: The Worst Duke in the World by Lisa Berne (Avon Books)

Coming your way January 12!

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My happy place

Maybe yours also . . . ?

Art: "Lookout" by Karen Hollingsworth

“Lookout,” by Karen Hollingsworth

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The dark moment . . .

This beautiful and evocative illustration is by the gifted artists Anna and Elena Balbusso, commissioned for Alexander Pushkin’s Eugene Onegin. But it also reminds me of my hero Anthony in The Worst Duke in the World, pining for my heroine Jane, who may be lost to him forever.

Illustration by Anna and Elena Balbusso for Eugene Onegin by Alexander Pushkin, published by the Folio Society; shared via LisaBerne.com

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Bookish art!

I know that the repurposing of books is a controversial topic for many, but personally I’m not averse to it if done in a way that appeals to me. And so here’s an eye-catching work of art made from books . . . which I like a lot! How about you? Would you have this in your house?

Photo: bookish art, shared via LisaBerne.com

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Anthony!

I saw this captivating image on Pinterest and immediately snapped it up for my Worst Duke in the World board . . . I know it’s not actually a representation of my hero Anthony Farr, the Duke of Radcliffe, but it could TOTALLY be him!

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A miniature bookshop!

What is it about miniatures that’s so fascinating? I saw these photos on Andy West’s Twitter and was instantly enchanted. Just look at his magnificent handiwork!

“A real labour of love,” says Andy.

 

He says: “It’s a kit made by a company called Imagine3d — not much about them online. It took about 18 hrs, over a month and HUGE patience. You need to buy extra glue, craft knife, 3v batteries and scissors. It’s so tricky and SO rewarding!”

Rewarding indeed.

 

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“The ABCs of Life”

Ooh, I love this beautiful graphic.

Graphic: the ABCs of life

via Lee Aroaoz on Twitter: “The ABCs of Life: 26 Ways to Live Your Life More Deeply”

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Reading is good for the brain . . .

. . . As science tells us, and proves with MRIs and so on. Isn’t this a beautiful representation of the goodness too? :)

Artwork: the brain on books

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