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Chapter 1- Contractual Obligations

Chapter 1 – Contractual Obligations

Shadows and a deeper darkness obscure my vision. Where the heck am I? The last thing I remember I was celebrating the holidays with…”OW!” the searing agony that flares through my mind as I try to remember drops me, hard. 3,496 more words


Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

To be fair I have not read James Joyce of Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man since high school. However I clearly remember the experience. 46 more words

Drunk Authors

December 19, 1994 - Monday - 10:45 a.m.

I am in my room here at Lees-McRae.  In two days I will go to Siler City, North Carolina.

Siler City.


Mt. Vernon Springs. 386 more words

Review: The Perks of Being a Wallflower - Stephen Chbosky.

“I walk around the school hallways and look at the people. I look at the teachers and wonder why they’re here. Not in a mean way. 321 more words

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Maaaan, shit!

I’ve been running,

and I’ve gotten kinda quick.

So I decide to slow down,

admire the roses,

maybe even take a whiff.

But the moment I slowed down… 113 more words

Finally a Unicorn book for boys! Sorta

A Dark Inheritance (Unicorne Files #1) by Chris d’Lacey

Michael Malone’s father disappeared three years ago and ever since then he, his mom and his younger sister Josie have been doing the best they can. 389 more words

1975: M.C. Higgins, the Great (Not)


Laurinda’s Rating: 2.5/5

The 1975 Newbery Medal Winner, M.C. Higgins, The Great, is a really mixed book. The author, Virginia Hamilton, displays instances of… 535 more words

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