slightly mh adjacent poem i read 

one of the best phrases i've ever read, in "Space Struck" from Paige Lewis.
"I'm the vice president of panic, and the president's missing."
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finally got around to readin' Good Omens, finished about half in one sitting. kinda regret not gettin' it earlier, really enjoying it!!

it was described to me, in part, as "gay murakami" and i wholeheartedly agree.

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just started 'the stone gods' by jeanette winterson, really enjoyin' it so far!!

sharin' my reading list, anyone have any reccs out of these i should put on top of my pile?
The Stone Gods (Winterson)
Bats of the Republic (Dodson)
Docile (Szpara)
Paradise Rot (Hval)
The City in the Middle of Night (Anders)

just finished "revenge" by yoko ogawa, excellent "horror-ish" collection for spooky season. the book does get graphic, so be warned. i really enjoyed it, i've seen multiple people describe it as a "lethal ensnaring web" of a book, and after finishing it, i see how good that desciption is. i won't give spoilers, but the way the stories connect reminds me of silky threads.

violence, books, bad pun 

i've always been confused as to why book comes before club in book-club. i know if i were to club someone i'd sure book it after.

shoutout to the person who responded "it'll be fun" when i told them not to follow any faerie lights they see into the stacks of books. too bad i didn't ever see them leave.

just finished The Memory Police yesterday and finished The Postmortal, both are quite good. i really liked Memory Police, i love yoko ogawa's style, she's on her way to bein' one a' my favorite authors.

please note: my first shift was on indie bookstore day, a day of a large sale, and a day when many students were buying textbooks. it was certainly a trial by fire, but it was a blast.

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just finished my first shift at the bookstore, had the pleasure of selling a book from 1917. (amongst other old and interesting books).

i am aware of the open book project, but am lookin' for something with less...diyness. ideally something i can just dump a jailbreak on and call it a day. (both my current e-readers require soldering/extra parts to jailbreak)

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anyone have any good recommendations for e-ink e-readers, preferably on the cheaper side? (other than kindle/nook/all those) please 'n thank you!!

just interview'd for a job at a bookstore, wish me luck!!

this is a random question, but now i'm curious: which of these does the smell of help you, personally, to relax?

"the stars are aligned for optimal reading of Da Book."

but i'm saving it for later, when i need the emotional boost..

but later is always a "i'll need it more later".

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anyone else ever get in that mood about a book where it's like:

i really want to read this. but it is not the RIGHT time. but when is the RIGHT time? not now.

and then you never get around to reading it?

spent way too much on books today, but ironically, a smaller used bookstore had more a' da books i was lookin' for, so there's that.

also i was able ta drink an' ungodly amount a' coffee an' read a ton, so all in all, great day.

@lapis i apologize for the @, but just wanted to thank ya' for the recc ta use thestorygraph, the thing's black magic. i got a bookstore bud who gives pretty good book reccs, and thestorygraph recc'd the same thing.

it was a very good recc. will be usin' thestorygraph a bunch in da future.

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