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August And The Story Begins Unboxing

This is a subscription box that I recently came across and I wanted to try it out. It’s called And The Story Begins and it starts at $9.99 a month. 161 more words

Book Review: "Trixi Pudong and The Greater World" by Audrey Mei

“Trixi Pudong and The Greater World” by Audrey Mei (2016)

Genre: Historical, Fiction

Page Length: 338 pages (electronic review copy)


Revolution rages in 20th-century China, a rusting container ship sails the world for two decades, and a tiny fairy is frustrated in a northern harbor town. 712 more words

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Reading Hard: The Golden Bough

I’ve been neck-deep in preparatory reading, ahead of writing my next book. I hesitate to call it ‘research’ because I’m not exactly studying; this process isn’t about acquiring precise knowledge of any one thing. 941 more words

Reading & Books

Book Review: Life Sentence by Lily Luchesi

Another action packed paranormal detective story with Angelica Cross and Danny Mancini. Angie enters this episode learning to deal with being fully turned into a vampire. 201 more words


Gender and Friendship in a Tender Story

Introducing Teddy: a gentle story about gender and friendship by Jessica Walton and illustrated by Dougal MacPherson (Bloomsbury, 2016) is a poingnat tale of a little boy Errol and his teddy bear, Thomas. 434 more words

Reading & Books

How To Read The Classics

There are a handful of books about reading books, such as Mortimer Adler’s How To Read A Book, Harold Bloom’s How To Read And Why, and probably my favorite in the genre The Pleasures of Reading in An Age of Distraction by Alan Jacobs, that have really helped readers become better readers. 388 more words

Classical Education

Suicide Squad: The Official Movie Novelisation - Review

A shadow of the movie with some slight changes (But placed to work much better) A higher volume of Harley a Joker, seeing more in depth what goes on in Harley’s mind as well as seeing the more closer emotions of Joker and his thinking. 197 more words