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No, You Can't Have a New One (Spoiler Warning)

For the creation waits with eager longing for the revealing of the children of God;  for the creation was subjected to futility, not of its own will but by the will of the one who subjected it, in hope  that the creation itself will be set free from its bondage to decay and will obtain the freedom of the glory of the children of God.

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The Year of the Flood (MaddAddam Trilogy, Book #2)

The Short Version: In a not-too-distant future, a massive plague has wiped out most of the population. A young woman named Ren escaped through an accidental quarantine at a strip club and another woman, Toby, has managed to hole up in a run-down spa – but time is running out for the both of them and they’ll have to decide whether or not to venture forth very soon.   803 more words


You Can't Go Home Again

I was asked the other night if I’d ever go bluewater sailing again. I’m usually quite clear on what I think about things, but on this I got tied up in my underwear. 461 more words

We still think of a powerful man as a born leader and a powerful woman as an anomaly. ― Margaret Atwood

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Christmas countdown - day 20

Short stories! Yes, no? Favourites?

Yes, why not? I have not read many stories in my free time but I have read several at school. I suppose that short stories are quite good to read when you don’t have the patience to sit down and focus on a book for a long period of time. 50 more words

Christmas Countdown

Atwood, a Python, Moomins and more: Christmas gift suggestions from the crop of 2014

Literary and visual art seldom come together to such satisfying effect as they do in The Illustrated Journals of Susanna Moodie by Charles Pachter and Margaret Atwood (Cormorant, 120 pp, $44.95). 854 more words