Prologue

Reading a book is more than seeing a collection of words on a page, and finishing a book is more than turning the final page and starting on the first of a new one. Good novels stay with us, and each book makes us see world in a slightly different way. And that’s why I started this blog: books make us tick, they make us think, and they make us, well, us. And I want to tell you all about them.

The Open Book is here for those who have never truly finished reading. This is a blog for the curious ones, who always want to find out all the details and the subtleties of their favourite novels. This blog is for those who cannot help but wonder at the inventiveness of literature.

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Here are some posts which I think you might like:

Flash Review: The Near Witch by V.E. Schwab

I know I’ve told you several times that I don’t do reviews. Turns out I do, but only if I really dislike a book and I want to discourage you from reading it yourself. Here’s why you shouldn’t read this one.

By the Book #36 – Wendy, Darling by A. C. Wise

Do we ever truly grow up? Or will there always be a part of us that remains a child forever? A. C. Wise’s Peter Pan retelling Wendy, Darling tries to settle the matter once and for all.

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