“At a library sale, I found a box set of Ursula K. Le Guin’s Earthsea trilogy in pristine condition. The spines weren’t even broken on the slim, stiff paperbacks, and I wondered whether the previous owner had even read them. But that’s all I’ve been doing the past week, and I’m ready to cast aside any familial obligations, work responsibilities, holiday demands, and whatnot if they come between me and these books.”—Nicole Rudick
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“At a library sale, I found a box set of Ursula K. Le Guin’s Earthsea trilogy in pristine condition. The spines weren’t even broken on the slim, stiff paperbacks, and I wondered whether the previous owner had even read them. But that’s all I’ve been doing the past week, and I’m ready to cast aside any familial obligations, work responsibilities, holiday demands, and whatnot if they come between me and these books.”—Nicole Rudick

For more of what we’re reading this week, click here.

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    Oh man, these books are fantastic. I highly recommend them.
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    These books are the best, and POC! They’re a thing! In fantasy
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    rw has it right here. she knows. these require stillness. there is an inner calm to them i crave. is it weird to say...
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    Those covers are the edition I have. I have had them for nearly forty years. The last time I re-read the original...
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    THIS! ALL OF THIS! Seriously, if you ever only take one rec from me, take this one please! If you’ve enjoyed Harry...
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    We just replaced our copies of these at BFL!
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    The Earthsea Trilogy is super great. My own copies were ragged and well-traveled by the time they reached me.
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