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A Brief Introduction to Nathaniel and How Emma Stone Changed Him

Have you ever seen Easy A starring Emma Stone? If you have not, aren’t you a fabulous lucky duck! Have I got the best three bullet summary that doesn’t quite kill the plot that you have (maybe) ever seen! 435 more words

Easy A

Manga Classics Review

Manga Classics: Great Expectations (2015)
by Charles Dickens, adaptated by Crystal Chan & Stacy King, art by Nokman Poon

Great Expectations has it all: romance, mystery, comedy, and unforgettable characters woven through a gripping rags-to-riches tale.

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Book Review

Review: Manga Classics: The Scarlet Letter - Nathaniel Hawthorne

Manga Classics: The Scarlet Letter – Nathaniel Hawthorne – 5 stars

Thanks to Udon Entertainment for letting me have a copy!

I’ve never read the original Hawthorne novel – it’s always looked a bit heavy and intimidating to me – so when I found the option to read it in manga form, I jumped at the chance. 340 more words


My Good Read of the Day (08/21/15)

The Birthmark

by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Book Summary Note from Felina Silver Robinson: Author Nathaniel Hawthorne tells an interesting story that was published back in 1843. 128 more words


A Poor Excuse If You Ask Me

One of the many books I am currently reading is Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter. I have not read it since my freshman year of high school and so was really surprised by the “sketch” that precedes it, “The Custom House.” I had no recollection of this whatsoever. 391 more words


The Reverend Billy Cook, Salem's Self-Published Poet

As I am typing this, beside me is a little hand-bound and -printed pamphlet of verse, what one might call a chapbook, dating from 1852: it is one of many similar publications produced by the Reverend William “Billy” Cook (1807-1876) in the middle of the nineteenth century and sold to family and friends. 473 more words


Writer's Quote Wednesday - Easy Reading

Hello everyone! Welcome to my blog and Writer’s Quote Wednesday hosted by Colleen of Silver Threading.

I borrowed today’s quote from Karen Oberlaender’s blog series… 412 more words