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Daily Archives: April 18, 2017

The In-Between by Shawna Coppola


What do you do when you’re “between” books?

Today’s re-blog is a fine exploration of what’s possible…

Nerdy Book Club

We nerdy bloggers write (and talk) a lot about being immersed in books. We muse, long and hard, about books that make us weep, that cause our abs to ache with laughter, and that move us, on occasion, to toss ‘em across the room in a fit of anger. (Or maybe that’s just me…heh heh.)

How often, though, do we talk about the time that we spend in between being absorbed in our beloved books? Sure, there are many readers who flit easily and seamlessly from book to book, barely having reached the end of one before cracking open another from her TBR stack. But also, there are readers–like me–who, more often than not, desire a quick breather between books for an assorted host of reasons. Perhaps it’s because we’re still savoring the gorgeous, gauzy prose of a book like Emma Cline’s The Girls or are emotionally weakened by the…

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