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When I think of novels that I have previously read I always find my way back to the classics. I guess it is because I spent four years in college getting a BA in English – Creative Writing and all I did was read classic novels, but for  some reason they seem to stick longer than most contemporary novels now a days. 585 more words


The Bookshop 4 Months Later...

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34 sales later and the bookshop is alive and kicking! I finally have my process down and things are moving much faster. The lady at the post office even recognizes me because I’ve been there quite often. 113 more words


We Real Cool By Gwendolyn Brooks

The Pool Players.
Seven at the Golden Shovel.

We real cool. We
Left school. We

Lurk late. We
Strike straight. We

Sing sin. We
Thin gin. 6 more words

Art & Literature

Out of the Bell Jar and into the Mason Jar: Considering a Literary Classic and my Teenage Years

“That’s the most depressing book.”

A tall, swim-suit sporting man shouted at me as he sauntered over to the pool’s towel stand. He clearly cross-fitted. #ThoseAbs. 1,072 more words


One Minute Book Reviews: Texts from Jane Eyre

This was a cute, mostly entertaining read. But I always expect more from these classic novels gone social media books and they never deliver.

Although if you want to get to the essence of a great classic book without actually reading it this is the way to go! 13 more words


Happy Birthday Charlotte Perkins Gilman

I’ll be honest; I prefer novels to short stories. I typically find short stories to either be too obscure or too obvious. There is one exception: I adore “The Yellow Wallpaper” by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. 420 more words


100 Followers and Book Review: A Journey into the Interior of the Earth by Jules Verne

I woke up to this notification today!! Thank you all so much! It means so much to me!

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A Journey into the Interior of the Earth by Jules Verne… 181 more words