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Book Review: The Perks of Being A Wallflower

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Chbosky, Stephen. The Perks of Being a Wallflower. MTV Books, February 1999.
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“Dear Friend,” is how… 235 more words

Epistolary Novels - Why I Love Them

I’ve just finished reading Where’d You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple. I was drawn to this because it’s an epistolary novel – I know you know what that means, but just in case you don’t it’s a novel made up of fictional documents, such as letters, diary excerpts, emails, news clippings, that kind of thing. 812 more words


Recommended Reading: Augustus, by John Williams

“For Octavius Caesar is Rome; and that, perhaps, is the tragedy of his life.”

John Williams’s Augustus* is relentlessly brilliant. It is one of the best books I have ever read. 781 more words

Recommended Reading

Wanderlusty Wednesday

I’m having one of those days (weeks, actually) where all I want to do is crawl inside a book and live there. Or just go to some remote, beautiful location and read good books and drink cocktails all day. 122 more words