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Stories without Strings

April 23, 2014 is WORLD BOOK NIGHT!

This year is my third year as a Book Giver for World Book Night.  The purpose of World Book Night is to encourage non-readers, or “light” readers, to read more.  600 more words

20th Century Books Tag

I was tagged by Irina (please check out her Youtube channel, especially if you’re a Romanian speaker).

The whole idea behing this tag is to choose a book you’ve read or a book you’d like to read for every decade of the 20th century. 85 more words

Book Review

No big deal, just changing lives...

Next week is National Library Week. The theme this year is Lives change @ your library and as you can see from the sweet header, the honorary chair is… 240 more words

Never let me go (2010)

Much like The Handmaid’s Tale (with which Romanek’s movieshares many an intimate moment), Never let me go is total bullshit. If you read it from the SF perspective, that is. 875 more words

US Movies

Book Review: The Handmaid's Tale

The Handmaid’s Tale, Margaret Atwood (1985)

Goodreads Rating 3.98

Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead. She may leave the home of the Commander and his wife once a day to walk to food markets whose signs are now pictures instead of words because women are no longer allowed to read.

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Book Reviews

The First Five

I’ve taken a look at Amazon’s list of novels and here are my top five to choose from:

A Wrinkle in Time
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory… 278 more words

Amazon Top 100

My Review of "The Handmaid's Tale"

Welcome to the Republic of Gilead. This is a country that has a northeastern state called Maine, shares a northern border with Canada, has a very powerful Protestant majority, and holds very illiberal ideas on gender and sexuality. 849 more words