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Happy Thesaurus Day!

How many times have you changed your entire sentence because you couldn’t find the right word to describe what you’re trying to express?

Been there, done that. Just a few times.

I do have a secret weapon, though …

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Coffee for Musty Old Books?

Hang on to your Kindles, girls.

I’m feeling old-fashioned this morning,

so don’t be alarmed when I reveal to you that …

I love the smell of a book.

I get a secret thrill cracking open a stiff spine and catching a whiff of never-been-read pages.

I even love the scent of a well-loved book, pages slightly yellowed, stories long unfurled.

That being said,

I have equally strong feelings about a musty book:

Blech!

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Beautiful Ruins

Beautiful Ruins was one of those books that drops off the shelf and into your hands as you peruse a bookstore. Read ME! it yelled. That’s what I love about a brick and mortar bookstore. The perfect book, at the right moment, always finds YOU.

I’d been daydreaming of a place like the scene on its cover, so I thought I’d see what it was about.

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