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Top 7 Book Boyfriends


Rhett Butler (Gone With the Wind) – Rhett always has been and always will be my number one fictional man. I fell in very real love with the very fictional Rhett when I was 10 and watched GWTW for the first time. 511 more words


September Favorites

September came and went by in an instant. FALL NEEDS TO SLOW DOWN. This is my favorite time of year, where the air is a bit chillier, the beverages get a little hotter, and the fall festivities begin. 463 more words


'The Catcher in the Rye'

SALINGER, J. D. The Catcher in the Rye. 1945-1946.

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You may or may not have noticed—depending on whether you have eyes or not—that there’s no extract from the back cover synopsis in this post. 185 more words


Was J.D. Salinger a Boy Scout?

There is no shortage of documentaries and unauthorized biographies that can fill you in on the many myths and actualities concerning J.D. Salinger, author of… 415 more words

Boy Scouts

Top 5 Wednesday: Banned Books

This week is dedicated to the books you’ve read that have been banned.

The books I’m going to list have been challenged by groups or individuals to not be allowed in school libraries, on the shelves of public libraries, or to be sold in book stores. 231 more words

Top 5 Wednesday

“Where one burns books, there eventually one eventually burns people”

The title of today’s post is a quote by German poet Heinrich Heine and I have chosen it to mark what is about the middle of Banned Books Week. 801 more words



I was rereading, J. D. Salinger’s, The Catcher in the Rye recently and remembered how slowly I’ve read that novel before. I was fifteen and hated Holden for saying things I’d say myself  but didn’t.  

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