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The Catcher in the Rye: An Insight Into an Alienated Adolescent's Psyche, For Chrissake

When you read a classic, there are expectations that come with it. The Catcher in the Rye, after all, was Mr Anderson’s favourite book growing up in The Perks of Being a Wallflower, and considering he was played by Paul Rudd in the film adaptation, Mr Anderson is to be taken seriously. 673 more words


Finding True Norse: The Half-Drowned King

Review: The Half-Drowned King, by Linnea Hartsuyker
Harper, 2017. 423 pp. $28

You’ve heard this before: A young warrior, cheated of his birthright by his cruel stepfather, dreams of restoring his lands and honor. 820 more words

Reviews And Columns

Dress Codes for Small Towns: A First Impression

Written by Courtney Stevens, this book follows Billie as she discovers who she is, and who she likes.

I will not be finishing this novel, but that is just because the topic doesn’t interest me. 79 more words


Listen to the Squawking Chicken by Elaine Lui (39)

This is a wonderful memoir-type of book about the complicated relationship between mother and daughter.

When Elaine was growing up, her mother told her Why do you need prepare for the good things to happen? 234 more words


It (2017 film)

With such a vast back catalogue of highly established work in dark Gothic genre, its not surprising so much of Stephen Kings work has been taken to the big screen. 141 more words

Von Von Lamunu

Launch Party!!!! The Curse of Time #1 Bloodstone - Kindle E-Book

At last! It’s my launch party today for my kindle e-book and I can’t believe it – I am beyond thrilled.


Come in and let me share with you some news. 945 more words


NIGHT ROAD by Kristin Hannah

NIGHT ROAD by Kristin Hannah (c) 2011.  I guess I love coming of age novels. here’s another one of Kristin Hannah’s/ Her books are usually a good read and this one was also. 64 more words