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The Les Miserables Challenge

Hey gals and guys.

I am super excited to do this challenge today because, as you can see by the title, it’s the Les Mis challenge! 831 more words


Loving Historical Fiction

And I do. How could you not?

Whenever I hear someone say, “why would I want to read about somebody in another time?” I think, you poor, deprived soul. 753 more words


Quote of the day: Victor Hugo

There is one spectacle grander than the sea, that is the sky; there is one spectacle grander than the sky, that is the interior of the soul.

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The most beautiful of altars is the soul of an unhappy creature consoled and thanking God.
~ Victor Hugo, Les Misérables


Reading in Detail

Dear Readers,

Since I am starting this writing malarkey, I might as well begin by writing about writing; or books to be exact. I, myself, am an avid reader and the proud owner of 239 books and that number would be greater if I had the money to purchase more. 474 more words


Literacy Decline?

Oh, the changes that have come to modern literature!

Sentences and paragraphs have gotten shorter. White space has increased. The stakes have gotten higher, for if they didn’t, our texting, tweeting, movie-watching culture wouldn’t read past page one. 652 more words


Let us never fear robbers nor murderers. Those are dangers from without, petty dangers. Let us fear ourselves. Prejudices are the real robbers; vices are the real murderers.

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