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Umberto Eco: Chronicles of a Liquid Society

A posthumous collection of essays about the modern world from one of Europe’s greatest, and best-selling, literary figures Umberto Eco was an international cultural superstar. In this, his last collection, the celebrated essayist and novelist observes the changing world around him with irrepressible curiosity and profound wisdom. He sees with fresh eyes the upheaval in

WWW Wednesday 10/8/2014

    What are you currently reading? Uncle Silas by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu     What did you just finish reading? Dorothy Must Die by Danielle Paige Bird Box by Josh Malerman The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco     What do you think you’ll read next? Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by

WWW Wednesday 10/1/2014

  Welcome to the first day of October! For those of you that missed it on Tumblr, I completely revamped my TBR list and filled it with all things thriller, fantasy or fall-themed (with the exception of a few books I that have a deadline). We’ll see how many I can get through before the

Read This Month

I can’t believe tomorrow is already October. We’ve been in Dallas a month and a half, and things are finally starting to cool down. Or…at least as much as Texas cools. The State Fair just opened up, and my lucky husband gets to take a work trip over there today. I’m so jealous! Hopefully we

Trees of Reverie Readathon Wrapup

Welp, it’s been a fun two weeks. The September Readathon was a success in my opinion! Here’s what I came out with: 2997 pages total 6 total books read + a few partials Atlantia by Ally Condie Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by JK Rowling A Man Called Ove

Chapter

I love when books have fun chapter titles. Not too many do anymore, it’s all just “Chapter 1…Chapter 2…” But, every once in awhile, you’ll come across a creative author who will actually name their sections and they are super fun to read if you pay attention to them. A Man Called Ove was such

Quote

Even though I didn’t care much overall for The Name of the Rose, it was filled with little golden nuggets of wisdom. If you can’t read my handwriting, this says:  “Books are not made to be believed, but to be subjected to inquiry. When we consider a book, we mustn’t ask ourselves what it says, but

WWW Wednesday 9/24/2014

  What are you currently reading? The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco     What did you just finish reading? A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by JK Rowling Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides     What do you think you’ll read next? No Goodbye by
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