Life of a Book Hoarder

10 Quotes I Enjoy

Back in 2011, I started keeping a log of the books I read and when I read them – which I’ve since started a spreadsheet for too, as you may know. In addition to dates and pages, I also keep track of quotes I enjoy. Today, I just wanted to share some from across the years.

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Judging A Book

Judging A Book By Its Cover: The Colour of Magic

This is my weekly post where I highlight and appreciate cover designs and the general physical appearance of books. We all judge book covers to some extent. I can’t say that I’ve ever decided against a book with terrible cover art if I liked the sound of the plot, but I do purchase special editions of books and multiple editions of books based on their cover art. If book covers didn’t matter, publishers wouldn’t put out so many beautiful editions!

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Judging A Book

Judging A Book By Its Cover: The Compleat Ankh-Morpork

This is my weekly post where I highlight and appreciate cover designs and the general physical appearance of books. We all judge book covers to some extent. I can’t say that I’ve ever decided against a book with terrible cover art if I liked the sound of the plot, but I have purchased special editions of books or multiple editions of books based on their cover art. If book covers didn’t matter, publishers wouldn’t put out so many beautiful editions!

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Book Review

Book Review: The Color of Magic

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The Color of Magic
By Terry Pratchett

Not My Edition:
Paperback, 210 pages
2000, HarperTorch
ISBN: 9780061020711

From the back of the book: The Color of Magic is Terry Pratchett’s maiden voyage through the now-legendary land of Discworld. This is where it all begins – with the tourist Twoflower and his wizard guide, Rincewind.

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