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Summer in Greece TBR

I arrived in Athens a week ago and I am proud to say that this time I only brought six books with me. Okay, it turned out it was seven. 1,144 more words


2018 Summer Reading List

While you may be long out of school, there’s nothing like a good book during the sunshine season. For our 2018 Summer Reading List, we’re ready to help you get encouraged, thrilled, and swooning over some wonderful books. 411 more words

At Home

The Color Purple by Alice Walker

A powerful, evocative look at the life of an African-American woman who goes through many hardships. Walker uses descriptive language and a unique perspective that engages the reader. 103 more words


Mittwoch Matinee

“She turned away to think about what he said, and the book slid off her lap in a flurry of pages to the ground. He bent down to retrieve it and noticed her feet. 360 more words

Bookwyrm Report - Vol. 10

I have been mostly sucessful with my summer reading, pushing the number of books I’ve read slowly forward and marking books off of my To Read list. 582 more words


Shelf Life: Summer Reading

What comes to mind when you hear the words “summer reading?”

Most of us probably inwardly cringe at having to read A Separate Peace or… 286 more words

Shelf Life

To Kill a Mockingbird : Marginalia : Chapters 8 - 10

Chapters 8 and 9 bring several Civil War references, the first coming early on when Mr. Avery blames the uncharacteristic snow on Jem and Scout’s mischief saying that it has not snowed in Maycomb since Appomatox, meaning that it had not snowed since 1865 when in Appomattox, Virginia General Lee surrendered to General Grant, signaling the end of the long and bloody Civil War. 677 more words