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Readathons and read-alongs: An October spree

I don’t think I’ve seen such a jam filled bookish week before. I’m taking part in a variety of events from Friday onward, luckily I break up from school (I’m a teacher) for two weeks on Friday so I have plenty of time to fit these great events into my life. 526 more words

Revival – Week Two Discussion

Hey everyone!! This is it!!! The final discussion for our Revival readalong! Thank you to everyone who joined in the fun!! Everything is open for discussion here, so if you haven’t finished the book yet COVER YOUR EYE HOLES!!! 166 more words

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Henry James and the Ghost Story

This is a post for our Turn of the Screw (TOTS) readalong and will not contain any spoilers. I will give a SPOILER WARNING for any outgoing links. 651 more words

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The Turn of the Screw: Ch. 1-6

“I remember the whole beginning as a succession of flights and drops, a little see-saw of the right throbs and the wrong…”

The opening lines of chapter 1 of…

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Nonfiction Poll, Videocast Thoughts, and Other Sundry

Hey, guess what, squiders. I found my paper for the Shards library book talk. It was under my bed. Sigh. Who the heck knows why.  476 more words

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Revival - Week One Discussion

Hey friends!!! Thanks so much for joining in our Revival readalong! How are you enjoying the book so far?! These questions are just a guideline…feel free to answer as many or as few as you’d like (it’s not a test!). 130 more words

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Literature and War Readalong October 2017: Suite Française by Irène Némirovsky

Irène Némirovsky’s posthumously published book Suite Française has been on my pile for ages. I bought the French edition when it came out in 2004. The book consists of two fifths of a novel that was planned to have five parts. 455 more words

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