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I like Jesus and all...

“I like Jesus and all, but I dont’care too much for most of the other stuff in the Bible. Take the Disciples, for instance. They annoy the hell out of me, if you want to know the truth. 246 more words


In honor of Banned Books Week:

J. D. Salinger reading from The Catcher in the Rye and smoking a cigarette and just being an all-around cool dude.


Among other things...

“Among other things, you’ll find that you’re not the first person who was ever confused and frightened and even sickened by human behavior. You’re by no means alone on that score, you’ll be excited and stimulated to know. 74 more words

Gin a body meet a body

O, Jenny’s a’ weet, poor body,
Jenny’s seldom dry:
She draigl’t a’ her petticoatie,
Comin thro’ the rye!

Comin thro’ the rye, poor body,
Comin thro’ the rye, 86 more words

Sunday Subway Readings: When should you re-read a book?

Eight years ago, I was taking a summer course downtown Toronto.  One day after class, I stopped at a local bookstore.  The Book Thief (Zusak, 2005) was a book that sat on every bookstore’s MUST READ table and I usually ignored it. 459 more words

Liebester Award

Thanks to The Writing Hufflepuff for this nomination!

The Liester Award is a blog award that one receives from another blogger. In order to be nominated you must be a newer book blogger. 659 more words

Young Adult

5 Books

Harry Potter

This sounds kind of cliché, but it’s the first book series I read that I actually enjoyed. The series taught me to love reading, strive to do the right thing, and never be ashamed to study because it might just save your life. 233 more words