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Top Ten Tuesday: Fall 2018 TBR

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. 110 more words


Top Ten Tuesdays - Fall TBR!

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly book meme hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl where every week you’re given a topic/theme and you list books that match up with the them. 125 more words


Book Review | Spinster, by Kate Bolick

I felt like a parody, picking up Kate Bolick’s Spinster: Making a Life of One’s Own from the library and tucking it into my over-stuffed backpack. 1,063 more words


Live Blog from Milford 2018

Jacey Bedford

It’s my turn first because I look after this blog.

We all arrived at Trigonos on Saturday, ready to start critiquing on Sunday. We are fifteen. 518 more words


Review: My Neighbor Totoro by Tsugiko Kubo

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The beloved animation classic by legendary Studio Ghibli director Hayao Miyazaki, My Neighbor Totoro is now retold in novel form. This prestige, hardcover edition features original illustrations by Miyazaki himself, accompanying a story written by veteran children’s book author Tsugiko Kubo. 358 more words


Booker Longlist Review: Washington Black by Esi Edugyan

This novel has now been longlisted for both the Booker and Giller prizes. It was one of the novels I especially looked forward to, and I found its themes interesting and ambitious, but the execution ultimately unsatisfying. 846 more words


Part 1, Ch. 15-21: Dinner and Death

The Rostovs are waiting for the last guests to arrive before the birthday dinner, in honor of Natalia and her daughter, is served.  Pierre has just arrived, a little late, and is in no mood to make smalltalk, apparently.   2,286 more words