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The Princess Diaries

By Meg Cabot

I looked at Tina, and Tina looked at me, and then both of us looked at our body guards.  But they were busy arguing over whether rubber-tipped bullets really did hurt rioters or if it was better just to use hoses.  412 more words

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Book Review: Fraternity Gang Rape by Peggy Reeves Sanday

What makes a person pick up a book like this (outside of a required reading list, that is)? For me, it is a love of knowledge combined with strong feminist ethos. 364 more words

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Beloved

I knew nothing about Toni Morrison or her novel, Beloved, except that it won a Nobel Prize.

I began reading, and I was hit over the head with a malicious baby ghost, a strange family, and a lurking history. 126 more words

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REVIEW: Slip of the Tongue

Slip of the Tongue: Talking About Language, Katie Haegele’s latest book is filled with ruminations on how we use language, how it has changed, and perhaps how it can even change us. 47 more words

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Close Enough to Perfect? The Perfect Score Project

The cover is fascinating:  a yellow number 2 pencil — the kind used for taking standardized tests — knotted into a coil.  It replicates the stress everyone has felt when taking a challenging test — probably a test with the power to significantly alter the course of a life.  681 more words

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Book Review: Gerald's Game

And just where the hell have I been?! Well, I’ve been around. Dealing with life. In between those life moments that nobody can afford to ignore, I’ve found a little bit of time here and there to read and write. 590 more words

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Allegiant by Veronica Roth

* WARNING, DIVERGENT AND INSURGENT SPOILERS AHEAD*

Released: October 22nd, 2013

Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books

Series: The Divergent Trilogy (Book Three)

Format: Hardcover

Pages: 526 pages… 580 more words

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