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BR: The Refections of Queen Snow White

Title: The Reflections of Queen Snow White

AuthorDavid Meredith

Genre: Adult Fantasy/Retelling

Published: 2013 – ebook form

Pages: 155

My Rating: 2/5 stars… 1,091 more words


A Literary Journey: The Brontë Land

Hello Everyone!

Today I thought I might do something different and share with you my first experience of a literary journey ever. Since I am studying here in England for a semester, I knew before coming here that I absolutely wanted to go to Haworth at least for a couple of days. 855 more words


Why We Read: To Recognize Ourselves

Literature is an unbreakable bridge…When readers recognize themselves in a writer’s work, you’ve built this unbreakable bridge that is a spiritual connection. ~Cheryl Strayed

The best stories, the most memorable stories, are the ones in which I develop a connection with the main character.

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BR: Clockwork Princess

Title: Clockwork Princess (The Infernal Devices Trilogy #3)

Author: Cassandra Clare

Genre: Fantasy/Urban Fantasy, Adventure

Published: 2013

Pages: 569

My Rating: 5/5 stars

Synopsis from… 839 more words


BR: Me Before You, by Jojo Moyes

Title: Me Before You

Author: Jojo Moyes

Genre: Contemporary, Romance

Published: 2012

Pages: 498

My Rating: 4/5 Stars

Synopsis From Goodreads:

Lou Clark knows lots of things. 918 more words


Why We Read: To Be Convinced

About a dozen years ago, Anthony Doerr went to Rome on a prestigious fellowship to the American Academy. He and his wife packed their six-month-old twin boys to spend a year in the Eternal City. 540 more words

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After Reading "All the Light We Cannot See"

A few weeks ago, I wrote a blog post about putting off reading “All the Light We Cannot See” because of my reluctance to read much-hyped books. 435 more words