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Review: A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan

Blurb: Bennie is an aging former punk rocker and record executive. Sasha is the passionate, troubled young woman he employs. Here Jennifer Egan brilliantly reveals their pasts, along with the inner lives of a host of other characters whose paths intersect with theirs. 539 more words



Author: Emma Donoghue
Publisher: Picador
Star Rating: 5/5
Date Read: April 16th to 17th, 2014
It didn’t take me long to read this book. 24 hours. 445 more words

Book Review

Departure by Travis Hill

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars, Genre: Science Fiction/ Dystopian, Pages: 45, Level: Easy

Book Description:

Today is my 40th birthday. It’s also my last day on Earth. 407 more words

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Review: MATCH ME IF YOU CAN by Susan Elizabeth Phillips

Title: Match Me If You Can
Series: Chicago Stars #6
Author: Susan Elizabeth Phillips
Publisher: Avon
Release Date: August 2006
Format: Paperback
Buy Links: Amazon… 1,024 more words


Minor Act of Bio-Terrorism

So, this morning I was standing at the station listening to ‘Wrecking Ball’ by Gillian Welch and I was thinking about a romance book I’d just read which said something about passion being important in life, and I was trying to think what passion feels like, but I just kept thinking about the flu. 298 more words

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The Latest Picture Show’s rating system explained…sort of...

One of the underappreciated nuances of tackling film reviews is understanding the reviewer’s ratings system. While the words on the (web) page give the clearest indication of what the all unknowing critic is condemning the film for, it’s usually the final tangible score at the foot of the page that garner’s the reader’s attention and inspires irrational commenting below. 556 more words

Films Essays And Opinion

Austenland by Shannon Hale

I’m not a Jane Austen fan, but I am a Shannon Hale fan, and I enjoyed the movie version of Austenland so I decided to read the book. 165 more words

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