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Top Summer YA Reads

I’ve been thinking a lot about the Young Adult genre of fiction and how incredibly it has evolved from the books that were available when I was a teenager to today. 162 more words

Book Reviews

Wednesday Wanderings X

Tonight I am having trouble centering my thoughts for a blog post, so will just write another Wednesday Wanderings post. This is the tenth in the unconnected series :-) 355 more words



Wordsworth wrote an endless poem in blank verse on” the growth of a poet’s mind.”  I shall attempt a more modest feat for a more distracted age: a blog, “Things which a Lifetime of Trying to Be a Poet has Taught Me.” 275 more words

Donald Williams

Bannerless by Carrie Vaughan

A mysterious murder in a dystopian future leads a novice investigator to question what she’s learned about the foundation of her population-controlled society.

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A Psychic Attack And Sleep Paralysis?

Dream 1

I stayed up too late and I was so tired that I had no choice but to get in bed, and at some point after going to sleep this was probably my first dream. 2,255 more words

Dream Journal

The Curse of Sepia

I always thought ghosts in the library were a cliche from young adult novels. Browsing for a new book at the main branch of my library got me into this predicament. 5,223 more words


Puke Ariki

Puke Ariki, which opened in 2003, is an combined museum, library and tourist information centre in New Plymouth.

The Museum has three permanent galleries… 92 more words