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4 January 2018: Breakfast at Tiffany's by Truman Capote

Where I got this: In-laws… did you guess? This is the first book so far that I’d never read before. I haven’t even seen the movie, believe it or not. 706 more words

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The Death Of Alaska Young: Accident Or Suicide, Pt 2

Read part one of this post.

To understand the death, first you have to understand the girl. This beautiful, mysterious girl, with undeniable issues, but – in my slightly less than expert opinion – she wasn’t someone who would have committed suicide. 731 more words

Writing

The Death Of Alaska Young: Accident or Suicide, Pt 1

John Green is famous for writing. He writes painfully real characters, with beautiful storylines – and a distinct lack of the generic ‘happy ending’. His debut novel, Looking For Alaska, picked up a stream of awards, and people with (at least one) question: Did Alaska Young – the manic pixie dream girl of Culver Creek – commit suicide,  or was her untimely death an accident? 706 more words

Writing

For Love's Sake, Let's Reclaim the Manic Pixie Dream Girl

She enamored me. A red-haired freckled girl, who loved forests and had already experienced oceanic adventures with her seafaring father. She had indomitable confidence, an effervescent personality, complete disregard for convention, and seemed capable of overcoming any challenge, with an infinite optimism that held my pre-adolescent heart enraptured. 2,134 more words

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23 People Explain What Actually Happened To The ‘Manic Pixie Dream Girls’ In Their Life

If you’ve never met of a Manic Pixie Dream Girl, you’ve probably heard of one before. Think Summer from the film (500) Days Of Summer… 1,766 more words

Manic Pixie Dream Girls

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Gender

I'm falling in love with Olivia Gatwood

…and I can’t help but tell the world. Olivia Gatwood is a slam poet who weaves gender equality, women’s issues and everyday life in a strong commanding tone. 132 more words