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A book hoarder wonders whether there is any point to collecting books. #3dchicks @ 3chicksandsomebooks

A Point of View: Is there still any point in collecting books?

 

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A lifetime of collecting books has left the writer Howard Jacobson with back injuries, a lack of living space and a sense of sheer pointlessness. But he’d do it all over again.

I can’t remember how old I was when I began collecting second-hand books. I’d like to say eight or nine, but that’s because I want to be thought of as bookishly precocious. In fact, going by the purchase dates I bothered to write in the oldest volumes in my collection I can find, I must have been about 12. I’ll settle for that. Twelve’s good. There are worse things to do when you’re 12.

My father wasn’t so sure. He objected to my bringing books home before I’d read the previous lot. He didn’t understand that books could just sit on shelves, unopened, and still satisfy whatever need drove the collector to collect them. Though he was no reader himself, an unopened book drove him to madness. “It would be like me ordering a meal and not eating it,” he said. An eventuality that was, indeed, inconceivable. “I’ll open them all one day, when I have to,” I told him. But by his reasoning they would, by that time, have gone cold. And the truth is there remain hundreds I haven’t opened yet. Cold on my shelves, they stare out at me, with chill reproach. But who’s to say the hour won’t yet come when they are needed?

 

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Social Reading Just Got a Lot Sweeter #3chicksandsomebooks

In what has to be one of the best viral feel-good stories in recent weeks, the internet is going crazy for a woman who reads children’s books aloud on Facebook Live. The woman isn’t just a book lover with a social media account, though, she’s Belinda George, a long-time educator and first-year elementary school principal from Texas.

For some background, Texas falls well above the national average for both violent crime and incarceration of its residents. At the same time, it is ranked 38th for healthcare, 37th for education, 47th for the opportunity, and 46th for quality of life. In short, George’s students are in extreme need of support, uplifting, and overall hope.

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Add a dark romance high suspense to your reading list this weekend. #IndieBooksBeSeen, #IndieAuthors #BYNR Collect them all.

Add a dark romance high suspense to your reading list this weekend. http://dld.bz/hqpc6 Collect them all.

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Price Drop is almost over: Secrets, Lies & Family Ties available for $1.99 for a limited time! #booklove #bookbloggers #reviewrequests

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Reading is on the rise in the United States

Reading is on the rise in the United States and 74% of stated that they have read a book in the past year. With all of the media attention on audiobooks and ebooks lately, the vast majority are still enamoured with print with 67% of Americans having read a print book in the past year. Overall, Americans read an average
12 books per year, while the typical American has read four books in the past 12 months.

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Reader Treat: Secrets, Lies & Family Ties via @sylviahubbard1 available for $1.99 for a limited time! #booklove #bookbloggers #reviewrequests

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Buy Book Now At Amazon | About Author | Find Book to Buy at Other retailers

 

When you buy Secrets, Lies and Family Ties know you are helping to push this book towards getting a paperback status. I’d love if you would share this with groups, post on your book blog, or do a review and tell everyone about it.  And don’t forget to tag me and also submit reviews on Goodreads as well.

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From Sci-Fi to Romance, the Tucson Festival of Books offers free ebooks of any genre! Including works by Orson Scott Card! #freebook #readerslife #orsonscottcard #scifi #romance #mystery #YA #cooking

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New Releases from Authors You are Sure to Love #3ChicksAndSomeBooks #bookpromo

Kianna Alexander
Kianna Alexander
released Enraptured: An Erotic Historical Romance (Passionate Protectors Book 3)
Enraptured: An Erotic Historical Romance (Passionate Protectors Book 3)
Kianna Alexander released a new book. Grab your copy today!
Stephanie Nicole Norris
Stephanie Nicole Norris
released With Your Permission (In The Heart Of A Valentine Book 5)
With Your Permission (In The Heart Of A Valentine Book 5)
Stephanie Nicole Norris released a new book. Grab your copy today!
Shyla Colt
Shyla Colt
released Larped
Larped
Shyla Colt released a new book. Grab your copy today!
Xyla Turner
Xyla Turner
released Love At All Costs (Stetson Series Book 3)
Love At All Costs (Stetson Series Book 3)
Xyla Turner released a new book. Grab your copy today!
Meghan March
Meghan March
released Luck of the Devil (Forge Trilogy Book 2)
Luck of the Devil (Forge Trilogy Book 2)
Meghan March released a new book. Grab your copy today!
J.L. Beck
J.L. Beck
released Convict Me (A Dark Crime Romance) (A Broken Heroes Novel Book 1)
Convict Me (A Dark Crime Romance) (A Broken Heroes Novel Book 1)
J.L. Beck released a new book. Grab your copy today!

Don’t forget Reader Treat: Secrets, Lies & Family Ties available for $1.99 for a limited time! #booklove #bookbloggers #reviewrequests

Buy Book Now At Amazon | About Author | Find Book to Buy at Other retailers

Buy Book Now At Amazon | About Author | Find Book to Buy at Other retailers

 

When you buy Secrets, Lies and Family Ties know you are helping to push this book towards getting a paperback status. I’d love if you would share this with groups, post on your book blog, or do a review and tell everyone about it.  And don’t forget to tag me and also submit reviews on Goodreads as well.

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