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by Bridget Collins
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Lora Hates Spam
Lora Hates Spam rated it 11 months ago
by Bridget Collins This is a rather fascinating imaginary world. Emmett buys a book at a fair and his father reacts as if he has brought something evil into the house and gets rid of it. A few years later, a woman who is a binder of books asks for Emmett to be apprenticed to her and to his confusi...
Elentarri's Book Blog
Elentarri's Book Blog rated it 1 year ago
TITLE: The Binding AUTHOR: Bridget Collins __________________________ DESCRIPTION: "Books are dangerous things in Collins's alternate universe, a place vaguely reminiscent of 19th-century England. It's a world in which people visit book binders to rid themselves of painful or treacherous memori...
A Man With An Agenda
A Man With An Agenda rated it 2 years ago
A stunning new work of fantasy and romance by Bridget Collins. This has the best of both worlds - a stunning fantasy conceit in the form of memories being bound into books, dark secrets and unexpected twists, and a romance that unexpectedly ties it all together. I was urged to read this, and I can...
Yzabel
Yzabel rated it 2 years ago
[I received a copy of this book through NetGalley, in exchange for an honest review.]This was a little of a rollercoaster book for me, in that the blurb -is- pretty misleading when it comes to the expectations it rises—so there were quite a few chapters when my interest ebbed and flowed, as I poised...
drallapaul
drallapaul rated it 2 years ago
I’m in two minds about this novel. It’s set in 19th century England where bookbinders bind people’s memories into books so that they can forget unpleasant memories. That’s as far as the fantasy element goes. The rest is about Emmett’s apprenticeship as a binder, the people with whom he comes into co...
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