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50 More Inspirational Book Related Quotes

50 More Inspirational Book Related Quotes

My previous post featuring book related quotes was very popular so I thought it only fair to supply you, dear reader with a further 50 book related quotes. As I said earlier, I have always loved the smell of books whether the inky paper smell of new books or the earthy dusty smell of old books. I even loved the sounds books make. The pleasing sound when you first crack the spine of a new book or the soft ‘clunk’…

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5 More Of The Most Memorable Female Actresses In Horror Flicks

5 More Of The Most Memorable Female Actresses In Horror Flicks

Women play an integral part of most horror movies and some actresses have carved a niche for themselves in the annals of horror history. Following on from my original post here’s another five sirens from the horror scene; Linda BlairBorn Linda Denise Blair in 1959 this American actress is best known for her role of Regan in the 1973 movie The Exorcist. This hugely iconic movie still creeps out and scares the pants off new horror fans over 40 years later. Because…

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Video: How It’s Made – Books

Video: How It’s Made – Books

Here we see one process employed to produce books, catalogues, brochures and magazines. Unfortunately, gone are the days of the traditional printing presses and the labour intensive job of the book binder, these arts are slowly disappearing. While the modern printing processes make books more affordable and accessible they have lost some of the ‘art’ attached to the book production processes of old. In the video below we see how the printing process can be used for a range of…

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Great Retro Reads – Horror Books By Pan

Great Retro Reads – Horror Books By Pan

Growing up in the 1970s and ’80s, a series of books featuring collections of short horror stories fed my hunger for interesting horror stories at an affordable price, that series of books was the ‘Pan Book of Horror Stories.’ This was a series of paperbacks first published in 1959 and ran until the final volume, volume 30, saw the end of the series in 1989. The thing that first attracted me to the books was the lurid cover design that…

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