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My Holiday Book Haul

Because I can’t buy books in Australia (that should be read with lots of sarcasm), I went a bit crazy with my book purchasing while on holiday. I had allowed myself one book purchase at each of the bookshops I planned on visiting – one in Paris and one in London – however the excitement of being on holiday got to me and I couldn’t control myself. It didn’t help that the shop I visited in Paris had cool store stamps – the novelty of that was almost too much for me to handle. My purchases were largely made at two shops, Shakespeare and Company in Paris, and Hatchards in London; they are both really beautiful shops if you’re ever in either of those cities. There are two Hatchards locations in London – one in Piccadilly and one at St Pancras station. I visited the St Pancras one as it was right around the corner from my hotel (inconveniently convenient, if you catch my drift), but I definitely plan on visiting the Piccadilly one next time. Probably …