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Antonia's Top Ten Tuesday- Books I disliked/hated but am Glad I read

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme now hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. Each week we’re given a new prompt for a top ten list of all things bookish (feel free to put your own spin on it). 504 more words



My last writing entry when I’m being a sophomore =)) So worth reading… 362 more words


Esmé, Love, Squalor: Salinger and A Series of Unfortunate Events

Anyone familiar with A Series of Unfortunate Events (ASOUE) knows that it’s chock full of literary references and allusions.  Author and narrator, Lemony Snicket, uses his love for the literary canon to convey themes, ideas, and plot devices in his own story.   2,217 more words


Cozy Spotlight on Onions by Cy Young

Waiting for more J.D. Salinger? ‘Catch’ this coming-of-age, can’t put to down novel about misfit Charles Wesley Onions.

Onions has just been sent to his 16th foster home, Despondent, he steals the purse of Sandrine, a retired circus performer.

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Quote of the Day

“Mothers are all slightly insane” – J.D. Salinger

Prehistoric Feet

As trite as it can be…I hate my feet.  I do not hate, in general…but i have prehistoric feet!  Much as I do not care about being a model for AARP.    216 more words


The Catcher in the Rye by J.D Salinger

An interesting read. Holden strikes me as slightly unhinged, to be honest. His capricious moods and almost nihilistic outlook on life allows the reader to gain an insight on what it’s like to see the world through the eyes of someone like that, in this certain period – the 1950s. 272 more words