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The Catcher in the Rye - Facing the Storm Promotion Dec. 15th - 19th

Sometimes on a gray and cold Monday morning like today here in Virginia, you gotta find reasons to celebrate. It could be enjoying a hot coffee, settling in for a movie later that night, or listening to your favorite music! 105 more words


The Shadow of the Wind, by Carlos Ruiz Zafon, and Christmas

Hello my dear readers!

It’s that time of year again. Christmas is a week away. Aaaaand I still have presents to get *awkward grins*.  Not that many though I’m on top of it this year surprisingly enough, given that all my time has been chewed up working on Pirates of Time and helping with Christmas lights. 492 more words

AdmiralCarter Rambles

7. The Catcher in the Rye - JD Salinger (100 book challenge)

I used to find the literary technique ‘deep point of view’ pretty annoying. When I first heard it described in our writing workshop by tutor… 444 more words

100 Book Challenge

“I have so much I want to tell you, and nowhere to begin.”


Returning to Find the Familiar Somehow Different

Why we should read the best books again and again.

I think the way to read a book is always to see what happens, but in a good novel, more always happens than we are able to take in at once, more happens than meets the eye.

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J.D Salinger's eternal Genius.

Out of boredom I decided to dig up some old books of my father’s.

I do have some new books to read but today didn’t seem like a very auspicious day to start reading them. 163 more words

The meaning of life according to Holden Caulfield

“The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson… 26 more words