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Writer's Quote Wednesday // Oscar Wilde

Hello and happy mid-week! Welcome to Writer’s Quote Wednesday, a weekly event hosted by Colleen at Silver Threading. Each week bloggers share their favorite quotes to motivate and inspire one another to keep think, writing, and working towards our goals. 900 more words

Writing

Banned Books #19- Perespolis by Marjane Satrapi

Welcome to the first Banned Books feature of 2016. Beth and I take on reading a banned book and then answer questions about it.

This month we read Perespolis by Marjane Satrapi. 827 more words

Book Reviews

Banned Books 2016 - JANUARY READ - Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi

What’s it all about?:

Here, in one volume: Marjane Satrapi’s best-selling, internationally acclaimed memoir-in-comic-strips.

Persepolis is the story of Satrapi’s unforgettable childhood and coming of age within a large and loving family in Tehran during the Islamic Revolution; of the contradictions between private life and public life in a country plagued by political upheaval; of her high school years in Vienna facing the trials of adolescence far from her family; of her homecoming–both sweet and terrible; and, finally, of her self-imposed exile from her beloved homeland. 917 more words

Challenges

The Top 10 Banned Books in the United Kingdom

Today’s post is something a bit different. Instead of reviewing a book that I think is bad, I’m going to do a rundown of the Top 10 books other people think are bad. 4,686 more words

Banned Books

Bringing Disappeared Books Back To Life

I highly recommend this video of authors discussing their highly controversial books to those who think “conspiracy theory” is about Sasquatch and other kooky nonsense. And I highly recommend… 703 more words

Oblivious 

ob·liv·i·ous

/əˈblivēəs/Submit

adjective

not aware of or not concerned about what is happening around one.

“she became absorbed, oblivious to the passage of time”

synonyms: unaware of, unconscious of, heedless of, unmindful of, insensible of/to, unheeding of, ignorant of, incognizant of, blind to, deaf to, unsuspecting of, unobservant of; 936 more words

Word A Day

Review: John Steinbeck Was Wrong About Oklahoma !


John Steinbeck Was Wrong About Oklahoma ! by Bob Burke

My rating: 1 of 5 stars

Oklahoma City attorney Bob Burke continues 70+ years of ignorant knee-jerk reaction to John Steinbeck’s masterpiece work of literature. 918 more words