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Yarn Along!

I do love John Steinbeck and I really REALLY love this book. The descriptions of the land are so incredible, lyrical indeed. They make you want to go out and feel your own garden, the soil, the plants and trees. 38 more words

Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck (1937)

Of all the books to break me out of a reading slump, Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck captured my attention immediately from chapter one. 552 more words

Book Reviews

Book Review: Of Mice And Men

Streetwise George and his big, childlike friend Lennie are drifters, searching for work in the fields and valleys of California. They have nothing except the clothes on their back, and a hope that one day they’ll find a place of their own and live the American dream.

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Men really do need sea-monsters in their personal oceans

~John Steinbeck

On December 5, 1941, John Steinbeck’s nonfiction book, The Sea of Cortez: A Leisurely Journal of Travel and Research, was published.

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What I Read: October & November 2016

To help me stay on track in my 2016 goals, I’m documenting the books I read all year. I liked the three-sentence reviews I wrote for August and September, so I’m going to do that again. 563 more words


Friday Wisdom - Rabbit Stories

Every family develops some language and phrases that can best be described as “code words.” These code words are shorthand phrases based on shared experiences. Sometimes they are just inside jokes that only family members understand. 321 more words


Book Review: John Steinbeck's "East of Eden" Is A Classic?  Really?

(Note: There’s a lot here… I always have fun writing my thoughts after reading a book or seeing a movie… but even I’m surprised how long this post turned out… so unless you are a fan — or a student looking for some different insights into an all-time classic novel — feel free to skip this entire review! 2,180 more words