Let’s Talk: Is the average book size getting bigger, or am I imagining things?

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Much like last week’s discussion, this is a thought that has always been lurking in the back of my mind.

I’ve been reading books ever since I COULD read books. And when being around something that long, it’s hard not to notice when things change.

Not that it changed quickly. But still, I’m sure it’s there. Unless I’m imagining things again.

So have books gradually gotten bigger over the years?

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Corner bookmarks – how do you make them? Well, I’ll show you how to DIY!

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This is probably the post that has taken me the longest to write – ever – on my blog.

Between making the bookmarks, stopping to take photos of each step, waiting for things to dry, cleaning, and actually writing the post…this has been an all day thing. So I REALLY hope you guys like this 😆 A lot of you liked my Bibliophile Canvas DIY last week so my hope is there 😀

So, most of us bookworms have a thing for bookmarks. I mean, we should have one for every single book we own, right? RIGHT? 

(All right, maybe not EVERY book. But most.)

Is it a bad thing? I don’t think so. SO I’M GOING TO FUEL THAT COLLECTING CREATURE INSIDE YOU AND LET IT BLOSSOM INTO A BEAUTIFULLY CREATIVE FLOWER.

Yep.

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The Queen of the Tearling by Erika Johansen

Even though I’ve already uploaded two reviews this week – since that’s how many books I finished – here’s a bonus one! This is one of the reviews I wrote a while back on Instagram, but I am editing and extending them for the purpose of my book blog.

Hope you enjoy!

Original review written on Instagram in September – edited and extended here November 22nd.

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Title: The Queen of the Tearling

Author: Erika Johansen

Series Status: The 1st book in a trilogy

Publisher: (UK) Bantam Press/Transworld Publishers  (US) Harper Collins

Number of Pages: 488

 


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Witch Hunter by Virginia Boecker

Short review originally written August 26th – edited and extended here of October 28th

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Title: Witch Hunter

Author: Virginia Boecker

Series status: The 1st in a series

Publisher: (UK) Orchard books

Number of Pages: 409

 

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My bookish bad habits

Every reader has those bookish bad habits that they just can’t help. Some don’t even realize they have them.

It took me a while to think of mine, but after a huge amount of time, I finally figured them out.

So here are my Top 10 bookish bad habits…


 

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