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It's All In The Name: Name Origins

I was scrolling through Facebook earlier today when an ancestry.com add popped up. Now, whilst I’m intrigued to find out my family history; I’m not willing to pay for it. 250 more words


One-Star Reviews of The Catcher in the Rye

Jen over at The Reader’s Room occasionally lists one-star reviews of incredible books, and last week she focused on my all-time favorite: The Catcher in the Rye… 149 more words


new ideas

There’s a little Irish band called Villagers, well actually it’s just one guy. An incredibly talented young man I saw a few years ago on TV looking like the new Conor Oberst, now somehow he’s got older, greying hair, but his music is still poetic, emotional and he sings like the falling snow – crisp, clear, illuminating fears and time itself. 296 more words

Kevin Spacey Joins 'REBEL IN THE RYE'

Two-time Academy Award-winner Kevin Spacey (The Usual Suspects, American Beauty) has joined director Danny Strong’s upcoming drama REBEL IN THE RYE, which stars Nicholas Hoult ( 381 more words


What I'm Reading: Franny & Zooey

My friend Rachel had to chose an author and read three of his or her works during our senior year of high school, for our AP English class. 279 more words

Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

Catcher in the Rye, written by JD Salinger and first published in 1951, is a book about a 16-year old boy named Holden Caufield. Holden is kicked out of boarding school for failing almost all his classes, and the story takes place in the 3 to 4 days following. 169 more words

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Intriguing Things: Volume I

If you’ve been reading this blog for a few years, there are several hobbies which I hold dear. Travel, writing, Vermont, New York, running, yoga, boxing, and reading, to name a few. 288 more words