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Happy Belated Birthday to Me!

Last week, I got a little click-happy on barnesandnoble.com and amazon.com, and I ended up buying five new books to add to my collection. I’m going to chalk it up to trying to bestow some belated birthday presents on myself (I turned 21 on June 2nd!), and not admit that I have a problem. 644 more words


The Determined Heart By Antoinette May

I received this e-ARC for free from Lake Union Publishing through Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. I was not paid and all thoughts are my own. 370 more words

Mary Wollstonecraft and Mary Shelley, new biography

This video from Britain is called The Life of Mary Shelley.

By Susan Darlington in Britain:

Gripping account of romantic outlaws’ pains and pleasures…

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Penny Dreadful Recap and Review: Season 2, Episode 4

Well folks, life caused me to take a break, but I am now back at the sundae bar and trying to catch up on Penny Dreadful… 1,195 more words


A human being in perfection ought always to preserve a calm and peaceful mind, and never to allow passion or a transitory desire to disturb his tranquility I do not think that the pursuit of knowledge is an exception to this rule If the study to which you apply yourself has a tendency to weaken your affections, and to destroy your taste for those simple pleasures in which no alloy can possibly mix, then that study is certainly unlawful, that is to say, not befitting the human mind.

-Mary Shelley, Frankenstein