How did you get to this point? – the hobbit store

The hobbit bookstore chain, which has been owned by Michael Cohen, is shutting down.Its parent company, Bookseller Group, said it was shutting down due to financial constraints and to “save money” on staff costs.Its website was set to go live at 5pm AEST on Tuesday but the announcement was made in a statement on Wednesday […]

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What’s the best and worst thing about being a book club member?

You know what’s the worst thing that happens when you’re a bookclub member?Someone doesn’t like you.In fact, they might actually like you less.If you’ve been a bookfriend since the mid-’90s, you’ve probably encountered this situation a couple of times.As an old-school book-loving friend, you’re used to feeling the need to do everything you can to […]

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Which Hobbit book should I read?

The Hobbit is a story of dwarves, hobbits and their quest for power.It is a complex tale that spans generations, spanning thousands of years and involves thousands of characters.As readers we are given an epic journey that begins with Bilbo Baggins arrival in Rivendell, with his friends Frodo and Sam.We are then introduced to Bilbo’s […]

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