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PQ Weekly Roundup: 29 Nov 2019

Every Friday, the PQ Weekly Roundup collects the most shared links in our social media network—bookish articles, reviews, quizzes, recommendations and more—in convenient digest form. I’ve gone and done it now. I’ve outed myself as a bookish sinner. If you … Continue reading

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PQ Weekly Roundup: 24 Aug 2018

Every Friday, the PQ Weekly Roundup collects the most shared links in our social media network—bookish articles, reviews, quizzes, recommendations and more—in convenient digest form. Ever wondered how to write a good book description. It’s not simply a matter of … Continue reading

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PQ Weekly Roundup: 05 Jul 2018

Every Friday, the PQ Weekly Roundup collects the most shared links in our social media network—bookish articles, reviews, quizzes, recommendations and more—in convenient digest form. Do you know what it really means to be a writer? Here’s what people don’t … Continue reading

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PQ Weekly Roundup: 31 Mar 2017

Every Friday, the PQ Weekly Roundup collects the most shared links in our social media network—bookish articles, reviews, quizzes, recommendations and more—in convenient digest form.   I find so-called “literary feuds” fascinating. This ridiculous cover rip-off is a great example … Continue reading

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PQ Weekly Roundup: 03 Mar 2017

Every Friday, the PQ Weekly Roundup collects the most shared links in our social media network—bookish articles, reviews, quizzes, recommendations and more—in convenient digest form.   First thing’s first—check out the roller coaster that is March at the PQL. Learn … Continue reading

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Amazon Books: Retail Game Changer or Same Old Indie Killer?

It’s a sad but true reality nowadays that indie bookstores—heck, even big box stores—are closing. And why is that? Ask around and you’ll get a number of answers: books are too expensive; I don’t have time to read; it’s cheaper … Continue reading

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