Friday Finds (Gems I found on the Internet) #FF

As a book blogger, I can never seem to read fast enough to suit my ever-growing TBR.
Have YOU ever wondered just how fast you read?
Here is a little quiz that might shed some light on the matter:

As many of you know, I consider myself a “Logophile” as well as a Fictionophile. LOL

So when I saw this informative little video, I just HAD to share it.

“100 Words that are turning 100 this year”

An old theatre in Argentina was turned into a bookstore.
The building dates back to 1919 when it used to host operas, ballets, movie screenings and more.  It was a local movie theater for some time. But in 2000, an architect and a publishing company teamed up to transform it into a book lover’s paradise.

See how stunning!

El Ateneo Bookstore

Oh, and because it is MARCH and we all claim to be a little bit Irish, here are some Irish slang terms to increase your understanding of the craic.

And… because this is a BOOK blog after all, here is a link to the


That’s all for this week!

Happy Reading!

About Fictionophile

Fiction reviewer ; Goodreads librarian. Retired library cataloger - more time to read! Loves books, gardening, and red wine. I have been a reviewer member of NetGalley since October 2013. I review titles offered by Edelweiss, and participate in blog tours with TLC Book Tours.
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18 Responses to Friday Finds (Gems I found on the Internet) #FF

  1. Pingback: Friday Finds (Gems I found on the Internet) #FF – BooksBuzz

  2. Oh, now I want to visit Argentina.


  3. Happy Friday! I love this post 🙂

    Have a great weekend, Lynne!

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  4. B Lostinacoulee says:

    Great fun post, Lynne! Love the bookstore!

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  5. Alexandra says:

    Ooo, excellent, I just sat down with my cup of tea, so now I can go surfing. Thanks for the links! 😀

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  6. Cathy says:

    Oh my! I could live in that bookshop 😍❤️

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  7. I had no idea I was a logophile! Thanks for including the link to that video of 100mwords turning 100. Made my day💜

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  8. Cool little quiz!☺

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  9. Jules_Writes says:

    Happy Friday 😀

    I would love to visit that bookstore – it looks AMAZING!

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