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Link of the Day: Read and Wander

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Flavorwire:  The Flâneur in Fiction – Great Books About Wandering the City

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After reading a post by one of my favorite blog authors, TBM, and her lovely stroll around London, I just knew this article had to be my Link of the Day!

I love to travel, and there honestly is nothing better than wandering, sometimes aimlessly, around a new city.  There really is no need to necessarily visit the “tourist destinations” of a new place, because it’s the sights, sounds, and people you discover while exploring that makes you really connect with your surroundings.

So, to coincide with TBM’s post today (and I do suggest you check out her blog), check out the link above to see some interesting books that focus on exploring and wandering.

Happy Friday All!

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Link of the Day: March Must-Reads

Via: Flavorwire.com

Flavorwire:  10 New Must-Reads for March

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Novels, poems, and works of non-fiction, Flavorwire’s must-reads for the month of March sound promising.  From Anne Carson to Vladimir Nabokov, these are some new books by some of the best authors.

Check out the link above for some recommendations, and let us know which are going on your TBR list, or which you have already read and personally recommend!

Happy Saturday All!

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Friday Finds: Before There’s a Movie, There’s a Book

Friday Finds by Should Be Reading

What great books did you hear about/discover this past week?

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Man On Wire

Man on Wire  by Philippe Petit

I’ve seen the documentary and get goosebumps just thinking about it.  Philippe Petit is extraordinary and I am so happy I discovered his book, and can’t wait to read it!

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The Diving Bell and the Butterfly

The Diving Bell and the Butterfly by Jean-Dominique Bauby

Another beautiful and amazing movie, I just can’t wait to read the book from Monsieur Jean Dominique himself!

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A Clockwork Orange

A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess

I have the poster from Mr. Stanley Kubrick’s Clockwork Orange movie hanging up in my living room.  Can’t believe I still haven’t read the book!

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These are the three books I have found this week, and I am looking forward to reading each of them!

What about you?  What great books have you discovered, bought, or are dying to read?  Let us know in the comment section below!

Have a Great Weekend All! 

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Friday Finds: Adventure Memoirs

Friday Finds by Should Be Reading

What great books did you hear about/discover this past week?

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The Year We Were Famous

The Year We Were Famous  by Carole Estby Dagg

This book looks very interesting.  It’s a mother/daughter adventure story and it looks worth the read.  I have no idea how I found it, but I’m glad I did!

Grayson

Grayson by Lynee Cox

This book looks like it has everything I usually want in a story: adventure, animals, and an unlikely friendship.  I can not wait to read this book!

Following Atticus: Forty-Eight High Peaks, One Little Dog, and an Extraordinary Friendship

Following Atticus by Tom Ryan

And another adventure memoir, this book looks so cute!  Obviously, we all know that I’m a sucker for animal stories, and just looking at that face on the cover gets me!  Plus, I had a stuffed animal dog named Atticus when I was younger!

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These are the three books I have found this week, and I am looking forward to reading each of them!

What about you?  What great books have you discovered, bought, or are dying to read?  Let us know in the comment section below!

Have a Great Weekend All! 

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Friday Finds: A Mixture of Non-Fiction

Friday Finds by Should Be Reading

What great books did you hear about/discover this past week?

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The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon

The Lost City of Z by David Grann

Now, I know this book is a few years old.  I remember seeing it at Borders when it first came out and everyone was reading it.  I read the synopsis and wasn’t interested so I never picked it up again.  Then, this week, I stumbled upon it again and gave the synopsis a read.  It sparked my fancy this time and somehow it has ended up on my TBR list!  Has anyone else read this, and if so what did you think?

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The Diving Bell and the Butterfly

The Diving Bell and the Butterfly by Jean-Dominique Bauby

Ever seen this movie?  If no, you MUST!  The movie is one of my favorites and when this book was recommended to me on Goodreads, I yelled out, “Duh!” and instantly added it to my TBR list!

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Honeymoon with My Brother: A Memoir

Honeymoon with My Brother: A Memoir by Franz Wisner

I love memoirs and haven’t read one in a while.  This particular memoir looks both touching and funny so I’m excited that I found it!

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These are the three books I have found this week.  Have you read any of these?  

Have a Great Weekend All! 

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Link of the Day: Start Your Own Revolution

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The Huffington Post:  9 Ways to Start Your Own Revolution

Link of the Day: If They Like THIS, They’ll Like THAT

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The Huffington Post:  Finding Books Your Child Will Love