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Atlas Obscura: An Explorer's Guide to the World's Hidden Wonders by Joshua Foer - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780761169086
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - September 20th, 2016

The Great Pyramid of Giza is NOT in here. But Scotland’s Garden of Cosmic Speculation is, as well as over 600 other curious, practically unheard of destinations all over the world. Illustrated armchair travel doesn’t get more obscure or fun. ~ Reviewed by Stan Hynds


Letters of Note: Volume 2: An Eclectic Collection of Correspondence Deserving of a Wider Audience by Shaun Usher - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781452153834
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Published: Chronicle Books - October 11th, 2016

Like its predecessor, this sensational book contains letters to and from famous people. Others are between ordinary folks. But every page is a wonder to behold. Must be seen and browsed to appreciate. ~ Reviewed by Stan Hynds


On Writing

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ISBN: 9781439156810
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Published: Scribner - July 6th, 2010

Part memoir, part writing advice, this book is my go to for any tough writing related issue. Whether it's writers block, lack of confidence, difficulty with characters, or any number of other issues that can plague a writer, this book has helped me with so much. King takes just about every event from his life, and tells you in what ways it influenced his writing. Whether it's for the writing advice, or the stories of King's life, I always find my way back to this book! ~ Reviewed by Amy Williams


Bird by Bird

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ISBN: 9780385480017
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Published: Anchor - September 1st, 1995

For those who want to write, this book will help you. I had to read this for an assignment in college once, but I've kept the book ever since. It's fantastic if you're feeling down on yourself and unable to write, or just want to start writing more, this is the book you're looking for. Not only is it filled with Lamott's wisdom and funny quips on writing, it also gives you a glimpse into her life, and the lessons she's learned along the way. ~ Reviewed by Amy Williams


A Year of Writing Dangerously

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ISBN: 9781608680511
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Published: New World Library - June 12th, 2012

A fantastic book if you're looking for inspiration, or need to break through a block in your writing. I use this book mainly for it's varied collection of prompts, but the writing advice and anecdotes that Abercrombie provides are also helpful. I highly suggest this book if you want to get in the habit of writing, or improve your writing abilities! ~ Reviewed by Amy Williams


The Memoir Project: A Thoroughly Non-Standardized Text for Writing & Life by Marion Roach Smith - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780446584845
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - June 9th, 2011

Helps you clarify your memoir writing goals and gives you a lively push to actually meet them. Smith does a great job translating her fantastically successful memoir class into an entertaining and effective book. ~ Reviewed by Carol Graser


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