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The Strange Case of Kotomi Ichinose: Genius Girl

You spot a cute purple-haired girl sitting in the corner of the library barefoot, reading a book…with scissors in her hand. Okay?

You decide to talk to her, thinking she may be ditching class just like you… 686 more words


After the detour...

Hello, blog. Long time no write.

I’m still here, I’m still alive, and I’ve been meaning to update for just over a year. So why haven’t I? 840 more words

Disney can't cure my sadness

When I find myself sad I generally find a  book to read or movie to watch to take my mind off of it.

Last night I picked… 182 more words

Book Review: Far From Xanadu by Julie Anne Peters

Who: Closeted teenage lesbian weightlifter/plumber/softballer Mike

What: While dealing with her dad’s death, her messed up family, and her “blossoming” sexuality, a new “big city” badgirl named Xanadu moves to town and rocks Mike’s world. 76 more words

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"They're just as I imagined," Or The Animal, The Vegetable & John D. Jones

Before I begin, look at this cover. My three year old son looked at it and asked if the kid sitting down in Harry Potter. Dark hair, round glasses ….. 798 more words

Dead Parents



We didn’t know our fathers,
young, strong, who launched us
flying into the spring air,
could become plants
living without light.

It feels like an act of nature, 218 more words


Nora Webster: Unflinching (Lessons in appreciating unlikeable characters)

There are no cats in Colm Tóibín’s Nora Webster. But there is an awful lot of grumpiness. My cat, Titus, makes this sound (I call it playing her like an accordion) when properly prompted, that sounds much like the titular protagonist, like this: *harumph, grump, grump, grump *harumph, grump grump grump… 554 more words

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