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Literary Toolkit for Peter Pan

Below are sources that I am using to create a literary themed dinner inspired by Peter Pan.  It is a useful kit for individuals interested in an in-depth study of Peter Pan or for book-club members looking for a classic novel to discuss over dinner. 82 more words

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Bibliolinks: Vintage Thanksgiving recipes, a lost Steinbeck story and more

Okay, so I meant to post this on Friday, but better late than never, right?

I did my first ever oral history interview for my special studies class and I think it went pretty well.  215 more words


Five Favorite: Mute Narrators

“Five Favorite” is a weekly feature on thewasofshall where I lay out my five favorite “x”. Sometimes they’re relevant to a season or holiday, mostly they’re not. 201 more words

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How to Read Away The Winter Blues

Maybe it’s because Daylight Savings Time officially ended a few weekends ago or maybe because it’s getting colder and we’re outside less, but it feels like there’s been a noticeably “bluer” atmosphere around lately. 448 more words


Spectator's Books of the Year

From the Spectator’s Books of the Year, based on recommendations by their regular reviewers, we’ve just picked out half a dozen.

 The Broken by Tamar… 301 more words

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In the Shadow of Blackbirds by Cat Winters-Review 11/20/14

In the Shadow of Blackbirds by Cat Winters
April 2, 2013
Amulet Books
Hardcover, 387 pgs

What it’s about:

During the height of the 1918 Spanish Influenza pandemic, sixteen-year old Mary Shelley Black is sent to San Diego to live with her aunt after her father is arrested for helping young men dodge the draft. 143 more words

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Our Big, Bad List of GPL's Best Holiday Cookbooks

The holidays are rapidly approaching, and GPL has you covered when it comes to cooking, baking, frying, mixing, braising, basting, sautéing and even stuffing all of your family’s favorite dishes. 1,228 more words

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