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Emily Post's Wedding Etiquette, 6e by Anna Post - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780062326102
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Published: William Morrow - January 7th, 2014

This book on wedding etiquette should be the first purchase for every newly engaged couple! It covers everything from how and when to announce your engagement to planning your honeymoon budget. Originally written by the legendary Queen of Etiquette, Emily Post, this 6th Edition is written by her great-great granddaughters, Anna and Lizzie Post. It provides a modern update to timeless traditions. Organizing tips, sample thank you notes, and helpful "dos and don'ts." - You will never second guess who is in charge of what or when it needs to get done! And when your wedding day is behind you, you'll be able to relax and enjoy the start of married life because everything on your checklist has been taken care with ease and perfection! ~ Reviewed by Jen Grigsby


Save the Cat!: The Last Book on Screenwriting You'll Ever Need by Blake Snyder - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781932907001
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Published: Michael Wiese Productions - May 25th, 2005

"The last book on screenwriting that you'll ever need" is right! I I love this book! When I'm writing, I keep my copy with me at all times. Snyder breaks down story structure beat by beat in his own restless and humorous style. Pair this with, Screenplay by Syd Field and you'll really feel inspired to write your manuscript! ~ Reviewed by Mia Nassivera


Because Internet: Understanding the New Rules of Language by Gretchen McCulloch - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780735210936
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Published: Riverhead Books - July 23rd, 2019

McCulloch is the researcher I aspire to be. Her enthusiasm and fascination with the subject combined with her humor to make an already engrossing subject an equally captivating read. No matter how much or how little you think you know about the internet, there's something in here to learn about how it grew, and how it affects the way we communicate. ~ Reviewed by Katelynne Shimkus


Nabokov's Favorite Word Is Mauve: What the Numbers Reveal About the Classics, Bestsellers, and Our Own Writing by Ben Blatt - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781501105395
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Published: Simon & Schuster - March 20th, 2018

Who says you can't be nerdy in a books and in a numbers way? Statistical analysis that's fun, fascinating, even helpful in your writing. If Strunk & White is too basic for you, pick up Mauve. ~ Reviewed by Katelynne Shimkus


What We See When We Read by Peter Mendelsund - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780804171632
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Published: Vintage - August 5th, 2014

With this fully illustrated journey through descriptive literature, Mendelsund will challenge and possibly change the way you visualize characters and settings alike. Mendelsund is the Associate Art Director for publishing giant Alfred A. Knopf and his aesthetic expertise is evident. Exploring the works of Tolstoy, Melville, Dickens, Joyce, Calvino, and Woolfe, among others, this book takes you on a tour of your own literary mind. What do you see when you read? ~ Reviewed by Joe Michon-Huneau


The Book: A Cover-To-Cover Exploration of the Most Powerful Object of Our Time by Keith Houston - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780393244793
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - August 23rd, 2016

This gorgeous book is a sort of history of itself: it explores in four parts (page, text, illustration, and form) the backstory of how books were conceived of and produced, and how that process has evolved over the past 2,000 years. From tablets and scrolls to the hardcovers and paperbacks we swap and cherish today; from the ostraca to the octavo, the calfskin to the codex, Houston ambles through ancient cultures into modern times. A perfect volume for booklovers. ~ Reviewed by Joe Michon-Huneau


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