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Bookish by Jessica Reed: : Hot Hot Hot! (written on July 31, 2006 1:24 PM)
I never attached the word hate to summer until I moved to NYC. Coming from a much drier climate out west, the humidity coupled with the smell of a city street at high noon was enough to make me at...
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Bookish by Jessica Reed: London Calling (written on June 1, 2006 1:30 PM)
Well, sort of. For whatever reason, I have only been drawn to novels by British authors lately. Every time I went to a bookstore or library for something new, I ended up leaving with a title nominated for the Booker...
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Bookish: Tease Me by Jessica Reed (written on April 2, 2006 7:16 PM)
It all started with this: Full disclaimer: I work for the Penguin, the publisher of this brilliant tome, and have spent the last year eagerly anticipating its debut to the world. Early on, I saw only a few examplesóprojects from...
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Bookish: Love Will Tear Us Apart, Again. By Jessica Reed (written on January 31, 2006 9:24 PM)
Iím not going to speak for or against that wacky February holiday people either love or love to hate. They way I look at it, at least thereís free chocolate being thrown around the office in an otherwise celebratory-free month...
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Bookish: Holiday Gift Guide 2005 (written on December 2, 2005 11:47 AM)
Books make fantastic gifts. Unlike many things likely to be given this holiday season, they are relatively inexpensive, portable, and (hopefully) quite nice to look at. Yet selecting one can be tough as not just any book will be received...
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Bookish: Stylish Fall Reads by Jessica Reed (written on October 5, 2005 11:19 PM)
October may very well be the most stylish month of the year. The weather begins to cool down enough for light sweaters and jackets, school is full in session, the fall book season kicks into high gear (yes, even books...
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Bookish, Lite by Jessica Reed (written on September 12, 2005 9:44 AM)
It appears that, due to a particularly sweltering August, I have lost part of my brain to melting. That said, please be advised that this monthís Bookish will be little more than a very detailed list. I couldnít even muster...
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Bookish: Inspiration is 1% Perspiration. By Jessica Reed (written on August 15, 2005 12:18 PM)
The perspiration required to lift a book, that is. I have a love-hate relationship with the inspirational sort of books written for the creatively stalled. Not that I donít own a whole slew of them, titles filled with stories, project...
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Bookish: On Collecting (written on July 16, 2005 10:06 AM)
I never really thought of myself as a book collector. Sure, I had a few hundred (yes, hundred) books taking up space in my apartment, but they were simply titles that I had bought one by one because, at the...
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Bohemania! Book Reviews (written on May 8, 2005 1:55 PM)
If I had even the faintest fondness for patchouli oil, Iím sure that Iíd be soaking in it given my recent reading preferences. After a lengthy trip to lands of esoteric fiction, Iíve found myself deep in book after book...
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