CupcakeBookQueen


What I post is stuff that grabs my attention. I like books, kittens, killer whales, and well a bunch of other stuff that you can probably figure out by going through my random posts.

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communitybookstore:

Public Service Announcement from @perilouspaper #bookfort

communitybookstore:

Public Service Announcement from @perilouspaper #bookfort

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I do think that a bookshelf is a rather complete image of a person. When I enter someone’s home, I always look at their books first.
— Lovis Caputo (via openbookstore)

Source: openbookstore

athousandbookstoread:

athousandbookstoread:

Athousandbookstoread’s 100 Followers Classics Giveaway!!

UPDATE: As of now (April 8, 2014 at 5:30 PST), if you reblog this more than three times in a row, OR more than three times in an hour,  you will be disqualified. PLEASE DON’T SPAM YOUR FOLLOWERS. 

Thank you all for making this blog a success from the start! To commemorate this great beginning, I will be hosting a giveaway for my followers. Here are the rules and conditions:

  • You  must be following me.
  • Likes and reblogs count (but please don’t spam your followers!) 
  • "Giveaway" blogs are ineligible
  • The books will be shipping from Amazon (if you are in the U.S.) or  Book Depository  (outside of the U.S). 
  • You must have your ask open. 
  • You must be willing to give me your address for shipping (I will use this information only to ship the item to you and will destroy the information immediately once it has been shipped.)
  • Contest ends April 15 at 10pm PST. Winners will be announced April 18 at 8pm PST and must respond by April 20 at 11pm PST.  

There will be two winners. 

First Place will get to pick one book from the following list:

  • Beowulf
  • Bhagavad-Gita
  • Celestina by Fernando Rojas (Dual-Language edition)
  • Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes
  • Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
  • Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift
  • Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo
  • Inferno by Dante Alighieri (dual language edition)
  • Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
  • Two Spanish Picaresque Novels by Anonymous and Francisco de Quevedo
  • Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
  • The Poem of Mio Cid (Dual Language edition) 
  • The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas (Abridged) 
  • Oronooko by Aphra Behn
  • Paradise Lost by John Milton
  • Peter Pan by J.M Barrie
  • The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux
  • The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
  • Theogony and Works and Days by Hesiod
  • Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • Autobiography by Benjamin Franklin
  • The Epic of Gilgamesh 

Second Place will pick one from the following:

  • Bacchae by Euripides
  • Everyman and other Miracle and Morality Plays
  • Doctor Faustus by Christopher Marlowe
  • Life is a Dream by Pedro Calderon de la Barca
  • The Way of the World by William Congreve
  • African-American Poetry
  • The Cavalier Poets
  • Goblin Market by Christina Rossetti
  • Lyric Poems by John Keats
  • World War One British Poets

I attempted to select a variety of different works to give the winners many options. If you are unfamiliar with any of these classics, I would of course be more than happy to recommend something based on your interests! Or if you would prefer a blind date with any of these classics, I would be willing to do that too.

Thanks for your support! I can’t wait to pick the winners! 

J

ust today and tomorrow Ladies, Gents, and Others!!

Source: athousandbookstoread

adulthoodcanwait:

All the awards to Adam Hills.

Source: adulthoodcanwait

ieffinglovedinosaurs:

Obviously he just honestly needs a friend.

ieffinglovedinosaurs:

Obviously he just honestly needs a friend.

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sherloki-the-hipster:

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I am Chandler. Chandler is me.

We are one.

deerniblets:

Behind the scenes of Discovery Channel’s “Fast N’ Loud.” This episode shows party animal Aaron Kaufman asleep at 8:00pm on a Friday night. Yeahhh booiiii. :) 

deerniblets:

Behind the scenes of Discovery Channel’s “Fast N’ Loud.” This episode shows party animal Aaron Kaufman asleep at 8:00pm on a Friday night. Yeahhh booiiii. :) 

dharmasean:

Yet another reason why I love Tina Fey… There are so many…

dharmasean:

Yet another reason why I love Tina Fey… There are so many…

zooborns:

Sea Otter Mom and Pup Visit Monterey Bay Aquarium

A wild Sea Otter mom took her pup for a visit to the Monterey Bay Aquarium! The pair spent the day hanging out in the aquarium’s Great Tide Pool, much to the excitement of visitors and staff.

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