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Throwback Thursday: Fair Weather

For this Throwback Thursday Ruth Anne recommends: Fair Weather by Richard Peck.

In 1893, thirteen-year-old Rosie and members of her family travel from their Illinois farm to Chicago to visit Aunt Euterpe and attend the World’s Columbian Exposition which, along with an encounter with Buffalo Bill and Lillian Russell, turns out to be a life-changing experience for everyone. 74 more words

Books

Birthday Book!

Hi all!

For once this isn’t a review, but just something that I wanted to share with you all ❤️

Yesterday was my birthday and I wanted to share one of my gifts that I was given from my book bestie… 382 more words

Ramblings

on the writing life

The Writing Life is Pulitzer-winning writer Annie Dillard’s attempt to answer the twin questions that haunt anyone seeking to create thoughtful works of literature: why write, and how might one write well? 493 more words

Literature

Make Room! Make Room!

Make Room! Make Room!
By Harry Harrison

No, soylent isn’t people in this 1966 novel, which was the basis for the 1973 film Soylent Green… 170 more words

Novels

Review// The Stranger by Albert Camus

Author: Albert Camus
Series: Standalone
Genre: Classic
Release Date: 1942
Book Length:  123 pages 
Publisher: Vintage International
Review: 4/5

Goodreads Synopsis:

Through the story of an ordinary man unwittingly drawn into a senseless murder on an Algerian beach, Camus explored what he termed “the nakedness of man faced with the absurd.” 477 more words

Books

A Classic Couple: Romeo & Juliet and The Hunger Games

Sometimes it seems as though everyone is birthed from the womb with an inherent knowledge of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. I have a feeling that a similar situation will happen with… 484 more words

Classics

Shadow Hearts

I’m a huge fan! for those new to the series Shadow Hearts considered (and treated by fans) as koudelka’s spiritual succour @rheinmetall1 You have got to play koudelka man, Resident Evil with a turned based battle system.

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