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The Ones Made For Music

The ones made for music are the most beloved of all. Their bodies a container for the spirit within; the best of them is music, the rest only instrument of flesh and bone. 6 more words


Five Friday Favorites: Holiday Gifts Edition (Plus Giveaway)

Welcome to Five Friday Favorites! I decided to start this new meme to focus on stuff that interests me. This could be objects, places, people, books, etc. 972 more words


Book Review: Fates and Furies

I’m finally getting back into my reading routine after a short hiatus due to work, thank God! I just finished Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff, which has been named Amazon’s book of the year among other acclaim. 403 more words

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Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff

I meant to read Fates and the Furies slowly, spread out over the course of a week. And then I blinked and it was midnight, I’d cancelled my plans, and the book was somehow finished.  598 more words

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Morrissey Headlines Shortlist for 2015 'Worst Sex in Fiction' Award

Morrissey is reportedly one of the frontrunners to win the prestigious “Bad Sex in Fiction” award from The Literary Review for writing worst sex scene in a published book this year. 257 more words


Amazon names Lauren Groff's Fates and Furies as its book of the year

In its annual list of the best books of the year, Amazon.com has bestowed Lauren Groff’s Fates and Furies, a novel about a marriage, top honours. 468 more words


Picking the National Book Award winner

The National Book Awards will be announced on Wednesday (November 18). Here are my predictions for who will win the fiction award. I should start off by noting that I really enjoyed two longlisted works that didn’t make the finals better than some of the finalists. 426 more words