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So Many Books....

In my twice monthly GoLocalProv Well-Read column I write about whatever book related topic is on my mind at the moment. When I wrote this piece I was surrounded by stacks and stacks of (new) books. 13 more words


Water for Elephants

With a secret like that, at some point the secret itself becomes irrelevant. The fact that you kept it does not.

Water for Elephants, by Sara Gruen… 704 more words


"Water for Elephants" by Sara Gruen

Title: Water for Elephants
Author: Sara Gruen
Publisher: Algonquin Books
Publication date: 2006
Number of pages (my sample): 335
ISBN (my sample): 978-1-56512-560-5

My reason for wanting to read this book, was primarily having watched the movie featuring Robert Pattinson (who was finally allowed to have facial expressions) and Reese Witherspoon, and really liked it – plus, the fact that I love elephants and possess a strange fascination for circuses as they were in the oldern days. 754 more words

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On Writing Beginnings

As a writer, a new year can mean finally writing that idea that has been swirling around in your head for a while or taking a closer look at the conventions you put into your pieces. 271 more words


Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen

Review: 5/5 This was a well written book. It is a book I wish I would have been able to read before watching the movie, but alas, I cannot take it back. 395 more words

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Water For Elephants - What I've Learnt

Naturally, the book is full of the life of circuses in America in the 1930s. 234 more words

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