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5 books I have read more than once (or twice)

Most of us have favourite books that we can read over and over again and never get tired of. Here are a few that I have read so many times I could probably tell you the entire book without having to refer to the book once. 479 more words


5 books that made me cry

It’s time to break out the tissues! This week I have decided to talk about    5 books that made me cry

  1. The Fault in Our Stars…
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On Creating a Reader + Benjamin Percy's "The Deadlands"

Reading came pretty easy for me. I don’t really remember a moment when the formation of words and sentences didn’t fascinate me. Math was foreign and mind-boggling for me at a young age, but reading (and phonics, at that time) was natural and easy. 951 more words


Homecoming by Cynthia Voigt

Book Challenge Category; A book you started but never finished.

I was in middle school the last time I read this book. I don’t remember finishing it, but honestly, I’m glad I didn’t. 328 more words

Book Challenge

Open Hand

We met – and made friends – with a single hello.

It was freshman year at the University of Asia and the Pacific. We were both part of a talk being conducted by the Balanghai (an Opus Dei center) for the top thirty entering female students of 2009. 311 more words

Diary Entry

Was I Just a Book-Obsessed Weirdo? My Love for the Newbery Award

I remember the Newbery Award Winner poster in the Racine, Wisconsin Public Library in the 1980’s. I studied the covers of the books and ticked them off as I read them. 467 more words

Books For Kids

The 5 saddest books I have ever read

There are books on this list that make me cry every time I read them, books that made me bawl my eyes out the first time but now don’t ever have quite the same effect and books that don’t actually make me cry but are just so melancholy and despondent all the way through that they deserve a place. 751 more words