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A Classic for discriminating Style on the Writing & Language Section

Many of my students are stumbling over the new Writing & Language section not because they don’t know the rules of grammar, but because they are unfamiliar with the rules of style. 123 more words

DON'T FORGET THE 'STORY'

July’s history based or bygone era book suggestions.

Ages 3-7

Players In Pigtails by Shana Corey (WW II) Robin Hood & The Golden Arrow 140 more words
HISTORY HAPPENINGS

the girl on the train.

Every summer my book list grows longer, but my reading time tends to get shorter.  The schedule fills up, we’re enjoying the outdoors, and my books sit in the same spot day after day. 162 more words

Lifestyle

Book Review: The Whiskey Witches: Ep 2 Possession, by S. M. Blooding (2014).


The second episode to the Whiskey Witches, sees Paige Whiskey at the centre of trouble. After a disastrous paranormal stake out which involved Paige being attacked and thrown across the room by the ghost of a young girl who isn’t exactly supposed to be there, she finds herself kidnapped and drugged by the town coven crazies, tied up and drugged with hallucinogens. 194 more words

Book Reviews

Back to Basics

Today, I’ve been sitting at work (which is an on campus job at the University of Kansas) trying to figure out how to get myself excited for the upcoming semester. 592 more words

Advice

Espionage Books Worth A Damn: The New Spymasters

The New Spymasters: inside espionage from the Cold War to global terror, by Stephen Grey

Despite the continuing value of intelligence methods like telecommunication interception and satellite imagery, when operating against a shadowy terrorist group—especially one hiding within a civilian population—one of the best sources an intelligence organisation can have is a trusted insider who’s prepared to reveal the inside workings of the target. 812 more words

Intelligence Tradecraft