The Week’s Most Popular Posts: December 15-21, 2012

The most popular posts from the week that was…


Because no one likes looking at the bathroom (via BHG)

-from 10 Drool-Worthy Secret Passage Bookshelves by Amanda Nelson



If wrapping a cookbook up in dishcloths and ribbon topped off with a spoon is not the sweetest way in the world to wrap up a cookbook… then I don’t know what the sweetest way in the world to wrap up a cookbook is.

-from Cute Ideas for Wrapping Books by Kit Steinkellner


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If you were to draw up the ideal reading retreat, this 500 square-foot, self-sufficient cabin on a largely uninhabited island off the coast of Maine would come pretty darn close.

-from Is This The Ultimate Reading Retreat? by Jeff O’Neal


4. George R. R. Martin, A Storm of Swords:

for Phyllis, who made me put the dragons in.

Millions of readers and fans of the HBO show are thankful, Phyllis. Maybe we should get together and send her a card. Just a thought.

-from Seven Great Book Dedications by Johann Thorsson

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