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Sometimes you are kept in the dark. Sometimes you keep others in the dark. Meaning in language is a ball that is thrown from one to another. 731 more words

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October 2016 Audiobook Giveaway of The Heavens May Fall

Featuring three characters from the bestselling book-club favorite The Life We Bury, Allen Eskens’s novel The Heavens May Fall explores a riveting murder case told from two opposing perspectives. 92 more words

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My dwelling is an ecosystem of sorts. Yes, it hosts two people and some gradually dying deracinated flowers, not to mention all those unpleasant little bugs in the kitchen, but there are also the many books and magazines and pieces of music and books and artworks and – did I mention the books? 826 more words

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Want to visit Heaven (with a quick side trip to Hell)?

Fiction Review: Fall from Grace

Note: I was given a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. My review is very detailed, so if you want the  1,745 more words

Xenakis, Euryale

I have always been far-wandering, even in enclosed spaces. I have always welcomed the exquisitely extrinsic. You may say that I am to some extent xenophilic. 1,963 more words

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By Deborah Fleet, Audio Proofreader (MLIS)

Summer has arrived, and I am thinking about traveling, and all the travel I have done. What about you? Amazingly, I have gone cross country in an old beat up van, crossing from Southeastern Massachusetts and doing my version of the Oregon Trail winding up in Butte Falls, Oregon, where my brother lived 3 miles in off a dirt logging trail. 528 more words

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Book review | The Vogue Factor

In May 2012 Vogue Australia Editor Kristie Clements was unceremoniously fired from an organisaton she had worked for, for twenty-five years and been editor at for thirteen. 363 more words