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My Favorite Tale of Revenge

I have enjoyed various versions of The Count of Monte Cristo since I was in high school.  It began, not with Dumas’s novel, but with an old movie version starring Richard Chamberlain.  590 more words

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2016 Library Challenge: A Book Your Mom or Dad Loves

Every month at the Berryville Public Library, we celebrate a theme with our displays and programs. For February, our theme is “Home is where the heart is.” We have all sorts of displays highlighting this theme, ranging from home improvement/interior decorating books to music about romance and relationships. 991 more words

2016 Book Challenge

10 Sensational Books Worth Your Time

There are so many books in this world that it is depressing to think how many you probably won’t ever get to read (I know, I don’t even want to talk about it). 1,011 more words


My Top Reads from 2015

Every year I record what I’ve read throughout the year to look back on it when the year ends as an interesting reminder. (And useful when I forget if I’ve read it already!) And again every year (it’s becoming a sort of tradition) I document my five top reads from the previous year – 2015: 144 more words

5 Classic Novels Everyone Should Read

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“A classic is a book that has never finished saying what it has to say.” – Italo Calvino

Whenever I go to my local library, I always seem to hover around the nonfiction section- books on religion, philosophy, morality, politics and happiness. 213 more words



Ever watched an anime and it made you want to look into the original source materiel? Today’s anime made me want to read the original novel which consequently became my favorite book of all time. 413 more words


I Read, I'm Not Alone - Writing 101 Day 15

“We read to know we’re not alone.”

— William Nicholson, Shadowlands

  • Tell us about a book that opened your eyes when you were young.
  • Describe a life-changing experience with a book.
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