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East of Eden Read-along Wrap-Up

It’s been nagging at me that I never posted a final review of East of Eden for the East of Eden Readalong (I posted a review of the first half… 957 more words

Highly Recommended

'Vanity Fair' by William Makepeace Thackeray

Probably it’s only my twisted mind working this way, but since I stumbled on Thackeray I started looking at the magazine Vanity Fair in a different way. 355 more words

Fiction

How do I love thee? Let me text the ways.

Disclaimer: best viewed on phone.

How do I 🙋👈 ❤️thee 👉🚶? Let me 🙋👈text📲📲📲 the ways↗️↖️↘️↙️↔️↕️🔄↩️↪️⤵️⤴️.

I ❤️ thee 👉🚶 to the depth 🏊 and breadth 👐 and height ☝️ 103 more words

Poetry

Book Review Reveal

Next For Review: The White Company by Arthur Conan Doyle

Genre: Historical Fiction/Classic Literature

Synopsis from Goodreads.com: “This spirited account of the exploits of a crew of Saxon archers during the Hundred Years War features cameo appearances by historical figures such as Edward III and the Black Prince. 222 more words

Book Reviews

What I've been doing today:

I now live just down the road from a beautiful park! Finally getting through my stack of Thomas Hardy novels for next term. Just finished ‘Under the Greenwood Tree’, now onto ‘Two on a Tower’.

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A Classic/Contemporary Pairing: 1984/Little Brother (Seriously Brah, they are watching.)

Cory Doctorow’s hip and youthful Little Brother evokes Orwellian themes of societal control, information manipulation and technological dangers.  Both books explore how a population can be confused and terrorized when individuals are monitored and questioned for actions and behaviors that are newly dubbed as criminal.   991 more words

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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - Review

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Arthur Conan Doyle

((I’ve been reading for free on my iPad again, so sorry no picture!))

There are not many characters so ingrained upon the British cultural identity as that of Sherlock Holmes. 349 more words

Literature