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Friday Finds

Crossing my fingers we don’t have a screw up last week, and this Friday Finds actually posts this time. Oh technology, so efficient, yet so unreliable. 660 more words

"Little Bee," How Worlds Can Change Us.

I just finished reading “Little Bee” by Chris Cleave. I’m giving it a 2.5 maybe 3 stars out of 5. I enjoyed some parts and was moved by others, and the story was alright, but it was the characters that killed it for me. 1,034 more words


The most haunting book in years

There are not many books that haunt you to the extent where you struggle to sleep and, at rare quiet times in the day, you experience flashbacks at a particularly harrowing part of the book’s plot. 200 more words


Literature and the frontier of bravery

It has been posited that two oppositional forces guide literature. One camp suggests that “we read to know we are not alone,” the other that we read to expand our understanding of “otherness.” I think literature often does both, simultaneously. 419 more words


The Write Book Cover - Little Bee

I was reading Izzy May I: The Write Book Cover over on the blog, Izzy Grabs Life. She asked the question: What makes a book cover grab your attention? 77 more words


Book reviews

I have been on a book binge lately. Even I can’t believe how much I’m reading. I haven’t had too much interest in anything else – cooking, or even writing. 1,832 more words

Book Review

Monday Morning Reading Recommendation

Happy Monday! I hope everyone had a great weekend.

This week, I want to recommend a book that I read almost two years ago, but that has stuck with me as one worth reading: Chris Cleave’s… 648 more words