All About Bookish

"A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies. The man who never reads lives only one." - George R.R. Martin

“It doesn't matter. I have books, new books, and I can bear anything as long as there are books.”  - Among Others, Jo Walton

"Reading brings us unknown friends" - Honore de Balzac

"Some day soon you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again" - C S Lewis 

“Books are a uniquely portable magic”  - Stephen King

"If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales." - Albert Einstein, genius

Fi - Bookish Outsider



Passionate about books, libraries, Moomins, cupcakes and Richard Armitage.


Avid movie watcher and music listener, eclectic taste ranging from the mainstream to the unknown.

Favorite authors are many but include Alan Garner, Kate Forsyth, Juliet Marillier, Freda Warrington, J R Ward, Terry Pratchett, Phil Rickman, Sarah Pinborough and Susanna Kearsley.

Favorite genres are Fantasy, S/F, Horror, Mystery/Crime/Thrillers and YA. I occasionally delve in to historical fiction and non-fiction subjects such as mythology, legends and folklore, ancient & mediaeval history. My main interest is in fairy tales, both academic and for every day reading.

Disabled former Ottakars/Borders/Waterstones and current indie bookseller, library volunteer, thirty*cough*something...

Find me

Facebook (Personal)

Facebook (Blog Page)

Goodreads

Twitter 

Contact me

bookishoutsider@gmail.com

3 comments:

  1. Love your blog design/heading, especially the sheep!

    ReplyDelete
  2. Hello,

    I am the lead editor for Sweepstakes Advantage, the web's Largest Sweepstakes Directory with over 15,000 daily unique visitors! We've noticed that you administer sweepstakes promotions or giveaways and we would like to invite you to submit your promotion to our site for free.
    All we ask is that you create a free username for security purposes.
    Create a Free Account here:
    http://www.sweepsadvantage.com/amember/signup?price_group=-2
    Then use our easy submission form:
    http://www.sweepsadvantage.com/add.php?cat=
    We hope you see the value in free traffic for your promotion. Let us know if
    you have any questions.
    Best Regards,

    Michael Arslan
    Sweepstakes Advantage and Plus
    www.sweepsadvantage.com
    www.sweepstakesplus.com
    Facebook: http://on.fb.me/153Pvhf

    ReplyDelete
  3. I just wanted to say that I love your rating reasons. :D

    ReplyDelete

Comments are great, leave me a link and I'll come visit you!

 
Blog Design by Imagination Designs all images from the G'nite Sweetheart kit by Vera Lim Design