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Book, film, life

Last week at the Los Angeles Central Library, as I entered the Literature department I saw that their monthly display was books that had been adapted for film. 306 more words

Top 5 Wednesday

Top 5 Wednesday is a weekly meme created by Lainey from Gingerreadslainey & is now moderated by Sam from Thoughts On Tomes. Each week there’s a different bookish related topic (this varies & isn’t always strictly books) & you get to list your top 5 books or bookish answers related to the topic.  537 more words

Book Blogger

The Best Books of Early 2016

Reading has always been a huge part of my life. As a kid I just devoured books, and now as an adult, I do the same thing (just at a bit of a slower pace). 696 more words

Book Reviews

The Help (2011)

The Help – IMDb 234/250

Poignant and moving while remaining greatly entertaining is how I would describe Tate Taylor’s The Help, a 2011 American period drama film based on the 2009 novel of the same name by Kathryn Stockett. 717 more words

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Summer has been threatening to arrive for a while now. The sun has made a few fleeting appearances in between the rain and the clouds. But August is just around the corner and as I’m soon to be jetting off I thought I’d share the books I’ve chosen to take along with me. 384 more words

Reading Lists

A failure of curiosity: On white writers, 'daring' topics and the unappreciated legacy of Octavia E. Butler

In West African tradition, griots are storytellers who pass along warnings, histories and divine awareness to their tribes, from generation to generation. The American author Octavia E. 1,010 more words


The Help

This is one of the rare times that I saw the film before I read the book. I remembered quite liking the film “The Help” at the time, but thinking that it lacked depth. 538 more words

Book Reviews