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Spring 2014 Reading Challenge: Day 13, A Review of The Sun Also Rises

In post World War I Paris, three people of the “lost generation” endure hardship, struggle, and heartbreak affected by the war and changing times. Ernest Hemingway’s debut novel, … 454 more words


I’ve decided to tackle Don Quixote by Cervantes Saavedra. So I’m going to bring you on my journey. The due date for the book is on the 8th of May. 212 more words


Silas Marner by George Eliot

This book is about a story of a man who got dealt with misfortunes and the process of how he came to appreciate what he had lost. 1,156 more words

Fly Me to the Moon and other Adventures from "Our Wonder World"

Books Bygone: Fly Me to the Moon and other Adventures from “Our Wonder World”
Marica Bernstein

“A certain man had a boy who was an Animated Interrogation Point—one of the kind that can shoot Who? 696 more words

Cultural History

The Road Map Lovecraft Left

Writers who consider their voice in horror writing know that there is a long tradition in literature concerning the supernatural and the mysterious. From the classics of a headless horseman (Irving), a scientific abomination made into a monster (Shelly), slogan pitching raven (Poe), to the great Gothic tale of the count himself (Stoker). 606 more words


One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Well, Gabo…you’ve confused me.

You wrote a spectacular epic, a sweeping family saga, filled with love, hate, discovery, war, loneliness, anger, sadness, happiness, disappointment and wonder.  1,238 more words

The Cinderella Chronicles: Part I

This picture hangs next to my bed. I bought it last October when I was visiting home before my Disney pass ran out. It was my first Mary Blair. 1,579 more words