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What's In My Bag With SharaLee Reads!

SharaLee and I made a somewhat awkward but funny YouTube video on whats in our bags :)

Be sure to check out her awesome book reviews and literary observances at https://daenorestel.wordpress.com

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Bathory: Memoir of a Countess

My Rating: 5/5

Author: A. Mordeaux

If you are looking for a historically fact-based biography on Erzsebet Bathory (pronounced Elizabeth Bathory,) for an essay or school project, this is without a doubt, … 202 more words

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In case you’ve been living under a rock for the past five years, One Direction is the current world boy band sensation since their exit on the X-Factor in 2010/2011. 192 more words

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Favourite Harry Potter Quotations

“It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.”

― J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets… 277 more words

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Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights

My Rating: 5/5

Author: Katha Pollitt

This book is wonderfully written and a valuable read for anybody who considers to be pro-choice and/or a feminist. Obviously, the majority of readers who will be picking up this book will be those who already consider themselves to be pro-choice. 227 more words

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Why I Love Shitty Reality TV Shows

My guilty pleasure in life is watching incredibly lame reality television shows. It’s almost sad how giddy I get when the latest Dance Moms episode is released. 453 more words

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Reconnecting with my creativity

This week has been all about reconnecting with my creative talents, something I didn’t really believe I had.  However, when reading Stephen Covey’s 7 Habits of Highly Effective People recently, I finally realised that I did have a creative talent, one that I learned and loved as a child and that I had not practised much as an adult.   582 more words