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Swamplandia Vintage Contemporaries Solutions

You could simply use any vintage handbags to go with your outfit and immediately transform your look into a more glamorous you. You can also wear… 327 more words

An Update on My Reading Goal: Swamplandia!

Last week I posted about my little goal of reading all the books on the list the Huffington Post published of 21 books from the past five years that every woman should read. 280 more words


Inspired by Reading - Swamplandia!

The July book in the Inspired by Reading Book Club, hosted by Andrew Thornton, is Swamplandia! by Karen Russell.  Through the first half of the book, I kept thinking, “I just don’t get it.”  It was a struggle to read; I couldn’t imagine where any of it was going.   431 more words

July 2015 Wrap Up Part 1: The Novels

Hi again! Sorry my July Wrap Up is a little late but I just had other posts I wanted to get to first this week. I read a lot in July and I wanted to start putting a few of my thoughts about each book just to force myself to be more analytical and reflective about my reading. 719 more words

Wrap Up

Swamplandia! by Karen Russell

I’ll be honest: I picked up this book because of its name and the alligator on the cover. Who doesn’t love gators? So I had no idea what to expect. 549 more words

Favorite reads from the first half of 2015

I decided to read a book per week at the beginning of this year. For the most part I was ahead of schedule; then June came and I went to live in the Maine woods at a summer camp, and I fell back. 1,547 more words


Swamplandia! by Karen Russell

John Sulzbach of Killingworth, CT, has spent the last decade as a production manager with Astroseal Products, a lightning protection manufacturer located just east of Killingworth, CT. 156 more words

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