St. Patrick's Day {the bookish way}

Happy St. Patrick’s Day, everyone! I’m not Irish in the slightest, but I’m a firm believer that holidays are meant to be celebrated by anyone and everyone. 559 more words


Quote #63

There had never been a death more foretold.

Chronicle of a death foretold, Gabriel Garcia Marquez


1,328 contractual workers missing?

More than a month after the tragic fire that engulfed the House Technology Industries (HTI) plant in the Cavite Export Processing Zone (CEPZ), facts about what rights advocates fear to be “the worst workplace tragedy in history” remain shrouded in secrecy. 622 more words


96 Cien años de soledad

de Gabriel García Márquez, 1967

Tengo que decirte un secreto. Cuando estaba leyendo esta historia, también leí un sumario en el web. ¡Tenía que hacerlo! No porque no quería leer el libro, sino porque ya sabía que iba a ser una historia compleja y con muchas vueltas y quería asegurar que entendía todo. 1,129 more words


Author Birthdays - Forward, March!

Gabriel Garcia Marquez (b. March 6, 1927, Aracataca, Colombia; d. April 17, 2014, Mexico City, Mexico)

“It is not true that people stop pursuing dreams because they grow old, they grow old because they stop pursuing dreams.” Find more quotes  372 more words
Moline Library

Nancy: Lost in Translations

Did you ever answer the question: What would your favorite reading day look like? I occasionally think about this, especially when I’m having a decidedly unfavorite writing day and all I want to do is escape into someone else’s really wonderful story. 1,363 more words