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Describe Your Dream Book Launch

In episode 26, we describe what our DREAM BOOK LAUNCH PARTIES would be like. Kevin’s involves UFOs, laser light shows, and Gillian Anderson. Catherine’s involved balloons, Margaret Atwood, and… more balloons! 214 more words

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A word after a word after a word is power. ― Margaret Atwood

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Friday Reads [11/28]

 I have had the week off. It seems though that sleep and netflix have been consuming my life. I am semi participating in a read-a-thon, but it hasn’t been really motivating me to do anything. 211 more words


3 Inspiring Books That Have Shaped My Worldview

One of my favourite things about books, besides their ability to transport me to another place and time, is how they are able to present new ideas and perspectives that may not have reached me otherwise. 625 more words


The Great Chain of Being à la Auntie Muriel

Some lines from Margaret Atwood’s novel Life before Man:

Auntie Muriel is unambiguous about most things. Her few moments of hesitation have to do with members of her own family.

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Book Review: Oryx and Crake

Oryx and Crake falls squarely under the science fiction category, but in the dystopian/ end of the world sense. The story begins with Jimmy, a.k.a “snowman” and weaves in and out of his current predicament as being one of the last… 304 more words

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