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Why We Read: To Have Fun

Sometimes I don’t want a deep, thought-provoking read. Sometimes I don’t want to be challenged or need to research historical background. I just want to open the cover and enjoy. 669 more words

Book Review

Why Are You Reading That?

The Pile of Books by My Bed (Not to Mention the Piles on the Floor)

“Why are you reading that?” my husband asked. And asked. It started as gentle teasing, his questioning of my penchant for dark, sad, memoirs of loss and grief. 609 more words

Midlife

The Beckoning of French Literature

“It’s odd: there are moments when books beckon to you and the words you find in them are the ones you need then and there.”~~Marie Chaix… 707 more words

Introspection

It's the things you've got as gets worn out….

“Ay,” said Alfred. “I thought I was getting a bit oldish— but I’m not. It’s the things you’ve got as gets worn out, it’s not you yourself. 645 more words

BR: Queen of Shadows, by Sarah J. Maas

Title: Queen of Shadows

Author: Sarah J. Maas

Genre: High Fantasy

Published: 2015

Pages: 645

My Rating: 5/5 stars… 1,012 more words

Books

Why We Read 

Everyone reads for a different reason. As a group, we all love to read, (hence The Book Club). We got started actually, by reading at lunch. 1,389 more words

Books

Above Literature

“Above literature?’ said the Queen. ‘Who is above literature? You might as well say one was above humanity.”

 Alan Bennett, The Uncommon Reader

Ricky wants to read all about Caesar and so is looking for the entire… 507 more words