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Veni, Vidi, Vici

I came, I saw, I conquered.

~Julius Caesar


Review: Mask of Shadows by Linsey Miller

“You should only stare at the ground if you’re giving up.”

Official Synopsis from Goodreads

Sallot Leon is a thief, and a good one at that. 1,269 more words



We believe in ordinary acts of bravery, in the courage that drives one person to stand up for another

~Veronica Roth


January 2017

  • Big Fish: A Novel of Mythic Proportions, by Daniel Wallace

    • Rating: 8/10
    • Genre: Prose
    • Pages: around 180
    • Topics: Family, Adventure, Tragedy, Myths, Legends…
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Raven Black by Ann Cleeves

Recently we watched the first two seasons of the British television mysteries Shetland, set on the Shetland Islands. I thought the show was very good, although I found I had to be very attentive because I wasn’t used to the accents, and as well, the mix on our DVDs seems a little out of whack, with the music a little loud and dialog a little quiet, causing us to mess with the volume control a lot. 544 more words


Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

It is a curious thing, Harry, but perhaps those who are best suited to power are those who have never sought it.

~ J.K. Rowling


Free Books

There are some excellent titles available for free in right now in the 27th Street Book Box. These include a collection of stories by songster Steve Earle, called Doghouse Roses and the new biography of one of Mr. 66 more words