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Category Archives: Book Recommendations

What We’re Reading Now

Compiled by Julie Eshbaugh ~~~ Here at PubCrawl, we’ve occasionally done posts about “What we’re reading now.” Recently, I found myself feeling the need to do one again, prompted by this story I saw in Publisher’s Lunch, the daily newsletter of Publisher’s Marketplace: Booker Prize winner for THE LUMINARIES Eleanor Catton said in accepting a recent prize from the New […]

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Book Recommendation: Jeff VanderMeer’s WONDERBOOK

from Susan Dennard — I’m a HUGE fan of books on writing. Like, I probably have an addiction and I know my husband would be REALLY happy if I’d throw out some of these gazillion craft books hogging up the basement… Recently and sort of on a whim, I picked up Jeff VanderMeer’s Wonderbook: The Illustrated […]

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Who Can Recommend a Good Book?

by Julie Eshbaugh ~~~ I’m fascinated by lists of “recommended reading” - not only do such lists help us discover great books, but they also reveal quite a bit about the person who created the list. (For example, someone over at LibraryThing.com has cataloged the contents of Marilyn Monroe’s personal library. Reading through the list reveals a lot about the private […]

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Book Recommendation: Every Breath by Ellie Marney

  by Amie Kaufman — I know I promised you Part 2 of my productivity series this month, but I couldn’t resist stopping to recommend this fantastic book to you–you guys know how that feels, right? I’ll be back to work for you soon enough, but today I want to talk about a book I loved. […]

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Pay It Forward Day

by Rachel Seigel — Today we are breaking our usual no Thursday post rule to mark a special event. Today is the 5th annual “Pay It Forward Day”, with the aim of inspiring 3 million acts of kindness around the world. The concept of Pay it Forward is simple. Instead of paying back a good […]

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