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Last month, I received this mail by the author Erika Liodice for a book review request. I accepted it. She also told me that I could host a giveaway of her book. 181 more words

Book Review

BOOK REVIEW: Golden Boys by Sonya Hartnett (Review by Andrew Cattanach)

And as the boys crowd at the door catching their breath in amazement, Colt sees it all, suddenly, for what it is. His father spends money not merely on making his sons envied, but on making them – and the word seems to tip the floor – enticing.

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Memoirs of a Geisha review

Memoirs of a Geisha, by Arthur Golden

Many people over the years have told me that I absolutely had to read Memoirs of a Geisha… 292 more words


Love is…

Love is… Something you can’t explain but you know that’s love.

The most unusual image of me probably taken somewhere along the Thames, London. If i can remember after 6-7 hours of shooting like ‘when i’m finally free?’ 17 more words

Creative Writing

Impressions of Harvard Square

I didn’t really like Harvard Square until after 126 pages—for it it is about an unlikely friendship, the book is meandering, poised only on emphasizing the difference between an Egyptian transplant who is a Jew, and a Tunisian who aspires to be French. 107 more words


[681] The Hundred-Foot Journey - Richard C. Morais

The Hundred-Foot Journey spans way beyond a hundred feet in the sense of how far the young lad has gone to fulfill the dream. Spanning from the protagonist’s native India, to England and then France, the last leg via a tricolor caravan of used Mercedes-Benzes that chugs through much of Western Europe, it’s the story of the making of a chef. 495 more words


Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro: Some resources

As with the other resource posts for individual texts, make sure you complete your own research more specifically related to your folio’s focus question/statement but feel free to use these as starting points. 179 more words

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