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The laundry piles as I yearn
for angelic splendor- Bright
and perfectly aligned to God
In an instant act of will!
I shirk the dishes too, 37 more words


"Heroic, is it? Bedad, it's epic! Ye begin to perceive the breadth and depth of my genius."*

Today is the birthday of author Rafael Sabatini (April 29, 1875 – February 13, 1950). He was born in Italy, the son of an English mother and an Italian father–both opera singers, which explains a lot. 278 more words

Mistborn: The Final Empire (NO SPOILERS!)

This is the first novel of the Mistborn Trilogy. Published in 2006, this book was followed by its sequels The Well of Ascension in 2007 and The Hero of Ages in 2008. 33 more words


Jane Eyre (No Spoilers)

First published in 1847, Jane Eyre has had an enduring popularity that has lasted to this day. Leading to many adaptations, including radio, television, theatre, and film. 6 more words


Why I am a Tough Book Critic

If you came to my house you would see wall after wall lined with bookcases and books.  I couldn’t even tell you how many books I own but when I moved in 2013 I had 24 boxes, and I’ve certainly added to it since then.  946 more words


“You only love the idea of me,” I whispered gently to myself, now realizing the honest truth between us.

Her eyes lit up, a beautiful sadness touching her voice, “but it was such a great idea.”


What are you reading?

I read Elizabeth Strout’s new book My Name is Lucy Barton as soon as it came out last week. When I finished, I turned to the beginning and started it again. 253 more words