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Esther’s Top Five Book Picks

by gribi on October 10, 2014

Meet Esther Beeke. A 21-year-old bookworm, bookkeeper, book recommender, and book giver. Her parents are authors. Her favorite things are words that make her literally catch her breath, her fiancé, a sky full of beauty, and dill pickles. Esther works (…)

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Find English Books in Chisinau

by gribi on October 6, 2014

This post is for a particular type of bookworm. A bookworm who lives in Chisinau, speaks Romanian and/or Russian, but reads mostly – if not exclusively – in English. This pretty much describes the bunch who came to The English (…)

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2013 Reading Challenge Completed

by gribi on January 8, 2014

2013 has come and gone – crazy fast, it seemed to me – and I’m yet again an Overachiever on Goodreads. Not because I’m all that great of a bookworm, but because I have set too low a goal. I (…)

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Last Giveaway of the Year

by gribi on December 24, 2013

I talked about the best Christmas Presents for Bookworms in my last post. It’s only fitting that I make such a gift to one of you. Of course, you have to prove that you’re a true bookworm first. Side note: I (…)

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5 Gift Ideas for Bookworms

by gribi on December 19, 2013

Let me take a wild guess: you’re not prepared for Christmas quite yet. There’s still plans to arrange, outfits to decide on, and gifts to buy. Gifts to buy – let’s stop here, because this is where I can help. (…)

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The $100 Book Splurge

by gribi on December 4, 2013

You don’t want to see my Wishlist on Amazon. This, for a couple of reasons. One: it’s long, and I mean looooooooooooong. Second: it’s a crazy maze that even I get lost in. Hubby and I share it, so besides (…)

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Books I’m Grateful For

by gribi on December 2, 2013

Thanksgivings Day is the one holiday that if I could, I’d have the whole world celebrate. Every day. I’m surprised we’re celebrating Halloween and Valentine’s Day in Moldova – don’t ask me why! – but Thanksgivings Day hasn’t caught on. (…)

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The Prayer of Jabez

by gribi on October 2, 2013

Small books – say, 50-60 pages long – can contain ideas just as big and life-changing as their more sizable counterparts. It’s not the first time I say this. The Prayer of Jabez, by Bruce Wilkinson is precisely such a (…)

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