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March 22, 2010

Another week, another fine haul of books brought in by the Bookslingers.

This week, I (Miss Corene) discovered White Dwarf Books in Vancouver and things quickly got out of hand. Do not let the circa 1992 website fool you. White Dwarf is a magical place where the magical books live. The decorating scheme is wall [...]

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March 6, 2010

Tin Head

I may be totally ambivalent about the movie, but sweet sassy molassy do I love this tin.

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January 24, 2010

Books, Books the magical papery substance!

All my money seems to have evaporated from my account this week.

In unrelated news, there’s a fantastic sale on at Kidsbooks in Vancouver.

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January 12, 2010

Maaaaahler!

Eep! My ticket’s for the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra’s production of Mahler’s epic Symphony of a Thousand Voices (or Symphony of a Thousand! as the ticket exclaims) have arrived. I’m so excited…
… To buy a new dress.
Me and Mahler have had a rocky relationship. It all began in 2001, when my roommate (a huge Mahler fan) [...]

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November 1, 2009

“Why this is very midsummer madness”

If one considers November midsummer (I’m looking at you, Southern Hemisphere), then midsummer madness is upon us; arriving promptly on November 1st, 12:01 AM.
Nanowrimo season is upon us again! National Novel Writing Month is thirty days and nights (and in my case it will mostly be nights) of literary abandon. Contestants are challenged to write [...]

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August 16, 2009

Welcome Post!

On behalf of myself, Princess Pekoe “Faildog” Brown (whom you will no doubt be hearing a lot from later) and my fierce jazz hands, I would like to welcome you to Miss Corene’s Blog.
Miss Corene is an MLIS Student at UBC, an avid reader of juvenile and young adult literature, co-founder of Bookslingers, knitter, [...]

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