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Rome at the Brink: The Jugurthine War and the Conspiracy of Catiline by Sallust

The Jugurthine War and the Conspiracy of Catiline by Sallust
(translated and edited by S.A. Handford)

The last years of the Roman Republic were a pretty wild time. 649 more words


Books I'm Loving

A few of the book that I’m in love with right now. Of course I bought a hard cover edition of Prince Lestat the day it came out because I’m a huge Anne Rice Fan. 157 more words

Anne Rice

Cleaning Out the Basement--Summer Cooking

When the weather turns, I find myself shifting seasons in the closet–putting away sweaters, digging out T-shirts–and in the kitchen. And when summer is firmly set, I find myself pulling out my worn copy of Elizabeth David’s… 481 more words


"Everything I Never Told You" - Celeste Ng

3.25 out of 4 stars.

This book started off as a murder mystery that I thought for sure I could crack. It was all the classics; a missing girl, a dangerous lake nearby, a wild neighbor that started hanging around, and a mysterious family. 381 more words

On the Road

by Jack Kerouac

When I first heard about the book, it was just in a favorites video by Youtuber, Jen Im, but then I also saw it on the TV show, The Returned so I was quite curious about it which lead to the inevitable of getting the book. 126 more words


A Thursday Quote For Thought, #20, 2015

Despite the overhanging mountains Switzerland was far away, Nicole was far away.  Walking in the garden later when it was quite dark he thought about her with detachment, loving her for her best self.  

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