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1. Fahrenheit 451

There’s no better way to kick off things than with Ray Bradbury’s “Fahrenheit 451.”  Seriously, it’s a book about books.  Granted, it is a book about books being banned and burned in an alternate/future world, but the importance of books is at this novel’s center. 313 more words

Banned Books

Ray Bradbury Does Science Fiction With A Purpose

Okay, book #8 of the new year is done, and it was crazy. I read The Illustrated Man by Ray Bradbury, which was a collection of 18 short stories plus a prologue and epilogue for some context. 844 more words


YA Dystopia: Where the Chicks Get to do the Cool Stuff

I just finished re-reading George Orwell’s 1984. I say re-read because I read it once in high school (didn’t we all?) but I felt as though I was reading it for the first time because all I remembered was a white male protagonist, an oppressive regime and something about sex. 604 more words


Mega Monday- Fahrenheit 451 And Other Things

Hello again, my dear readers (you actually exist- what a surprise!), I’d like to talk to you today (MEGA MONDAY) about this book I’m now reading. 392 more words



It was a dark and stormy morning
as she got into her car
and became contemplative on the drive

She wanted to be Clarisse to his Montag… 123 more words

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Surly Joe Dreams: A Mostly True Narrative of Literature and Nonsense

The sound that woke me from a semi-deep sleep was a loud dull thud. I sat up, startled and immediately alert. 609 more words