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Language is a Living Thing

I just finished reading a YA book called The List by Patricia Forde, which was a brilliant book, beautifully written and very entertaining. At the end of the book Forde had written some notes about how her inspiration for The List, in which the last remaining humans can only speak a language of 500 pre-approved words, came from working in the Irish language and finding that she and her colleagues didn’t have the words for everything. 177 more words


Judging A Book By Its Cover: 3 Lovely Covers

This is my weekly post where I highlight beautiful books from my collection. We all judge book covers to some extent (don’t lie, you totally do!) I created this feature to showcase and admire the art and design elements of some of the books I own. 131 more words

Judging A Book

The List

Title: The List
Author: Patricia Forde
Published by Affirm Press
RRP: $16.99

The List is a story set in the future, as the story progresses we learn more about the world that is being written about. 329 more words

Patricia Forde

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Today in Texas, the temp will reach 105 today, and 110 by Saturday. Whew, that’s hot even for me. 300 more words