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Broken Monsters by Lauren Beukes: a review

It’s a given: on paper, this new book of Lauren Beukes is not one I would read. Mystery and thrillers I can do if they are historical – … 405 more words

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You asked for it: Snipette 3 of JADIN - lovin' it

Continuation of Chapter One: The agonizing, echoing yells of the dying mentor increased in intensity. “Someone please help me! The pain is too much! It’s too much. 237 more words


The Writer’s Studio-workshop

A place where students retain artistic control, stylistic decision making and personal authority over their own work.

Progress to a final draft is accomplished through personal effort, fun discussions, reflection on the writing process and participating with sympathetic souls.

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2014 Hugo Awards - almost there

Friday 1 August was the last useful day to vote for the 2014 Hugo Awards  and now, finally done with them, I must admit I was not able to read the whole bunch. 264 more words


The importance of being Earnest by Oscar Wilde: A review

Thirty-first book reviewed as part of the 130 Challenge.

Yet again, I have taken up a play by Oscar Wilde and yet again, I’m amazed by the layer upon layer of depth and meaning that the satirical work contains. 276 more words

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On the 7th Day by T. D. Jakes

“David, a respected college professor, and his wife, Kari, appear to be the perfect churchgoing prosperous couple when their young daughter is abducted. The police immediately launch an investigation and set out to find the child of this high-profile couple. 356 more words


A thousand splendid suns by Khaled Hosseini: A review

Twenty-eighth book reviewed as part of the 130 Challenge.

I had once asked Tame SheWolf why she doesn’t like to read Khaled Hosseini and she had said that it had caused her too much pain when she read The Kite Runner.  655 more words

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