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What We're Reading This Week


The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George

“The title is a bit of a misnomer – it should really be called “The Little Paris Bookshop Takes On The World.” The main character, Jean P., buys a floating barge and turns it into a floating book apothecary. 494 more words

What We're Reading This Week

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I’m currently home with the flu, so I had some time to watch a movie or 10The Fault In Our Stars. I’m not sure if there’s any other movie I have cried quite as much as in this one. 698 more words


Rome Travel Journal - Day Four

3rd Oct 2014

Yesterday was punishing but rewarding. I’d had the end-of-crazy-season joy of being unhurried and the luxury of space. All of that was about to change. 2,293 more words


The Rise of the Roman Empire

After the three Punic Wars, the Romans had trouble keeping up numbers in the military because of land loss. In order to be a soldier, you had to be a landowner and while Roman soldiers fought in the wars, their crops missed harvests and died. 373 more words


VIDEO: John Green on How to Write a Novel

John Green does an awesome video series in which he plays video games and talks about life at the same time.

In this episode, he discusses the many methods of writing a novel. 96 more words

November Notebook