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crazy-book-lady 11 yrs ago | 1 replies
All Toronto area bookcrossers are invited to the second annual X-Mas / Hannukah / End of the year Bookcrossing social / potluck hosted by jewishlibrarian and debka18. Bring a book (optional) or many books (mandatory)…


crazy-book-lady 11 yrs ago
One of my favourite books of all time! The first time I read it, I felt like it had changed my brain. My other favourite Calvino is Cosmicomics.

crazy-book-lady 12 yrs ago | 1 replies
Hayes13 sent me a message, but I'm the hyphenated crazy-book-lady, not the one you are looking for. Sorry! cbl

crazy-book-lady 12 yrs ago
There is another new OBCZ in Toronto! Reba's Cafe & Gallery (www.rebascafe.com) is a famliy owned cafe near Dundas and Runnymede (3289 Dundas St. W.). They recently added a "take a book, leave a book" shelf, and when…

crazy-book-lady 12 yrs ago | 2 replies
Here are my thoughts: 1. The Outlander - I really enjoyed it. I liked the story and the writing style, and thought that the feeling of being a bit "at arms length" from the characters suited the story. I read somewh…

crazy-book-lady 12 yrs ago
...and a new member! Sense & Sensibility http://bookcrossing.com/journal/6950219 cbl

crazy-book-lady 12 yrs ago
When: Saturday, Feb. 21 @ 2pm-4:30pm Where: The Yellow Griffin Pub, 2202 Bloor St. W. (just east of Runnymede subway station) If you like to talk about books, and are in the Toronto area, please join us! Don't wo…

crazy-book-lady 12 yrs ago
Released today: Sense and Sensibility http://www.bookcrossing.com/journal/6950219 - made into a movie - Kate Winslet starred in both movies - this is the movie tie-in edition and it has Kate Winslet on the cover -…


crazy-book-lady 12 yrs ago | 1 replies
> A true Bookcrosser would never go see the > movie, we read the book. No, Bookcrossers release books. I don't think any other activities they may engage in make them NOT Bookcrossers. Personally, I like to read …

crazy-book-lady 12 yrs ago | 1 replies
> 1. http://www.bookcrossing.com/--- > /6343694 "Schindler's List" by Thomas > Keneally- - this also takes place during > the Holocaust and also became a movie > starring Ralph Fiennes. The book is also menti…

crazy-book-lady 12 yrs ago
I am in Canada and will ship international. Thanks! cbl


crazy-book-lady 12 yrs ago
> I didn't read the book, but from watching > the film it wasn't clear to me *how* Lena > Olin's character managed to escape from > the locked, burning church. Everyone else > in the church died, but she survived…

crazy-book-lady 12 yrs ago | 1 replies
I saw the movie on Thursday (it was playing in limited release in Toronto) and released a copy of the book in the theatre: http://www.bookcrossing.com/journal/6852514 Beforehand, I had lunch at a nearby Starbucks t…

crazy-book-lady 12 yrs ago | 3 replies
As I wrote in a previous thread, I think The Weinstein Company did a great job on this film. They stayed very true to the book, and one thing they did particularly well was to spend enough time establishing the relation…

crazy-book-lady 12 yrs ago | 1 replies
In the past week I have read the book (it had been languishing on mt. tbr for years) and seen the movie (open in limited release here), and I have to say that they have done a great job on the movie. The movie is very t…

crazy-book-lady 12 yrs ago | 1 replies
Nothing else even came close. cbl

crazy-book-lady 12 yrs ago | 1 replies
I finished reading The Outlander the other day and really enjoyed it. I have borrowed The Book of Negroes and will be starting it soon. Does anyone want to trade The Outlander for Fruit or The Fat Woman Next Door is Pr…

crazy-book-lady 12 yrs ago
Looking at the list, I think I might try reading all of them as well. I think this is the first year that I have actually been interested in all of them. I read Mercy Among the Children when it first came out, so that …

crazy-book-lady 12 yrs ago
I was wondering if it had already aired. Hopefully I'll remember to listen this weekend! cbl

crazy-book-lady 12 yrs ago
Our monthly social for December is going to be Saturday, Dec. 13, from 2-5pm, but is NOT going to be held at the Yellow Griffin (our usual location). This End of the Year/Christmas/Hannukah potluck social is being hoste…

crazy-book-lady 12 yrs ago
...is another facebook group to keep those of us in the GTA connected. There are actually several facebook groups that include bookcrossers from specific countries (I think Greece has one) or cities (Winnipeg comes to m…

crazy-book-lady 12 yrs ago | 2 replies
I heard from her about a month ago when I PMd to find out if she had received a bookring book I had sent her (Perfume). She said she had been very busy at work, so hadn't had time to journal it. She finally made a jour…

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