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So, let’s talk about Nightbooks by J.A.White!

This book is targeted for young readers and overall, is a fantastic read for those who like a little bit of scary/ horror. The book is an overall retelling of the best fairytales like Hansel and Gretel and 1001 Nights, yet, as the main character is a writer, there are spurts of new and fun stories between the pages.

For it’s age, I think its unique in terms of brushing over the concept of “you are who you are and that’s ok”- the story itself, very very cute for its audience. It tries to empathize certain characters on top of like showing how one can still be stung by it.

And, overall, it was a perfect read for October! Although, I happened to read it early November muahaha.


Definitely worth it.

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Мне пишут издательства. Заманивают… Отвечаю всем им скопом:

Получил ваше письмо. Платить ничего не буду, но готов отказаться от гонорара за первую книгу “Хроник Твинка”. Сами найдите в интернете (выставил в свободный доступ “Розовый Зигурат”) и прикиньте, каким тиражом лучше вам её напечатать (уведомив меня и любые изменения внося только с моего согласия) и сохранить ли старую обложку. А как тираж выйдет обговорим условия на следующие четыре книги цикла.

И переводчики пишут.

Поэтому для них, всех скопом:

Прочитал  ваше письмо. Платить ничего не буду, но готов отказаться от гонорара за первую книгу “Хроник Твинка” на каком бы языке она не была издана на бумаге. Сами найдите в интернете (выставил в свободный доступ “Розовый Зигурат”) и прикиньте, как её лучше перевести (и надо ли) и какому забугорному издательству в переведённом виде предложить. Однако, перед принятием решения о печати, прошу уведомить меня и выполнив обратный перевод на русский язык ознакомить меня с ним. Любые изменения принципиальные для сюжета должны вноситься только с моего согласия. В остальном переводите как посчитаете нужным. Можете сохранить старую обложку. Можете сделать новую. Но на новой обложке ОБЯЗАТЕЛЬНО должно быть понятно для кого эта книга предназначена (как это сделано на старой) А как тираж выйдет обговорим условия на следующие четыре книги цикла.​​​

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Our interview with Laura Simmons of @motherdaughterteamllc is out right now. Click the link in our profile to experience this great #podcast #interview with an author that talks about #healing the #blackcommunity with #love and lessons about #life
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The embers burn, and gentle is the arrow’s stinging

‘Neath the evening sky.

The embers burn, and gentle is the arrow’s stinging

When the end draws nigh.

Saint Sebastian, Valery Yaklovich Bryusov

(Detail) Saint Sebastian by François-André Vincent

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yo I know a lot of ppl prefer to organize their books by title or genre, but that doesn’t mean u get to send me hate for organizing by color.

like seriously? that’s what ur gonna get angry about today? how some rando on the internet has rainbow bookshelves?

🌈y’all need help🌈

plz take this time to to get angry about the actual injustices facing humanity.

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Sigh…here goes nothing. I have been reluctant to announce my new book project because every time I do, setbacks happen. Considering that I’m wrapping up the last chapter and that everything left is minor and the basic minutiae like footnotes and whatnot, I figured it’s a good time to announce my upcoming book. The few privileged people that have read snippets have said that it is a cut above my previous two books. The scholarship is better, the writing is better, and the book itself is unique.

Books similar to mine are “The End of Christianity” and “The Christian Delusion,” but both books are a compilation of essays written by different people. My book is written by just one person and rather than eviscerating Christianity and giving Christians no alternative, I end the book with a solid defense of humanism. There is also material not found on my blogs or in any books similar to mine. The anthropology chapter will make that very clear. 

Like I promised, this book is the curtain call for this blog, so it catalogs my entire journey and experience over the last decade or so. What’s left is an actualized atheism and a transcendent humanism that calls on readers to organize and start helping others. I expect to be fully wrapped up by February, if not sooner. 

In the meantime, consider getting “Philosophical Atheism: Counter Apologetics and Arguments for Atheism” and “Ending the Abortion Debate: On The Issues That Truly Matter” on Amazon. The next book, despite the strength of both books, will be of a higher quality and standard for sure. Stay tuned!

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💘 Luxury

  • Luxury: Fashion, Lifestyle and Excess by Partizia Calefato
  • The Lure of Lux: Climbing the Luxury Consumption Pyramid by Jordan Phillips
  • The Official Filthy Rich Handbook by Christopher Tennant

💘 Fashion/styling

  • The Little Dictionary of Fashion by Christian Dior
  • Your Beauty Mark: The Ultimate Guide to Eccentric Glamour by Dita Von Teese
  • The Curated Closet: A Simple System for Discovering Your Personal Style and Building Your Dream Wardrobe by Anuschka Rees

💘 Healthy eating

  • Food Politics: How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health by Marion Nestle
  • The Obesity Code: Unlocking the Secrets of Weight Loss by Dr. Jason Fung

💘 Exercise/fitness

  • No Sweat: How the Simple Science of Motivation Can Bring You a Lifetime of Fitness by Michelle Segar

💘 Etiquette

  • Everyday Etiquette: How to Navigate 101 Common and Uncommon Social Situations by Patricia Rossi
  • The Amy Vanderbilt Complete Book of Etiquette by Amy Vanderbilt

💘 Skincare

  • The Little Book of Skin Care: Korean Beauty Secrets for Healthy, Glowing Skin by Charlotte Cho
  • The Skincare Bible: Your Guide to Great Skin by Anjali Mahto
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