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March 2015: Rebecca

End Date:  March 28th

Author:  Daphne du Maurier

Published:  1938

Genre:  Suspense / Mystery

Pages:  441 (paperback)

Selected By:  Elle Tea

Synopsis:  “ ‘Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again.’  With these words, the reader is ushered into an isolated gray stone mansion on the windswept Cornish coast, as the second Mrs. 135 more words

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V. by Thomas Pynchon

I can’t really explain what made me pick up ‘V.’ by Thomas Pynchon from the library shelf three weeks ago. It’s likely to have been a combination of recently seeing a trailer for the film adaptation of ‘Inherent Vice’ and coming across… 548 more words

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Vlog: Adaptations That Are Better Than the Book

In which Kendyl gives the short list of movies we prefer over the original books.

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If Ever A Whiz There Was...


Dorothy lived in the midst of the great Kansas prairies, with Uncle Henry, who was a farmer, and Aunt Em, who was the farmer’s wife.

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Being Me

After all the years of living for others, I’ve incorporated Me into the mix.

It wasn’t easy.

I struggled for a really long time trying to figure out why I was so unhappy, unfulfilled and, quite frankly, lost.   759 more words

In Defense of Lady Catherine de Bourgh

Lady Catherine really is the perfect villain: calculating, manipulative, and far enough removed from the action of the novel so that her humanity does not impede our picture of her villainy. 775 more words

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REVIEW: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Rating: ★★★★★ 5 Stars

Crime is common. Logic is rare. Therefore it is upon the logic rather than upon the crime that you should dwell.

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