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Quote of the Week

Because we are human, because we are bound by gravity and the limitations of our bodies, because we live in a world where the news is often bad and the prospects disturbing, there is a need for another world somewhere, … Continue reading

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Review: The Thorn Birds

3.5 stars because I can’t decide if I actually enjoyed it or if I just got sucked into the engrossing story.   On the surface, The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough is a sweeping historical epic filled to excess with tragedy … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week

Ideas aren’t magical; the only tricky part is holding on to one long enough to get it written down Lynn Abbey         This one definitely speaks to me.  Ideas swirl around my mind, coming at me so … Continue reading

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A World of Literature

Awesome map of the most iconic works of literature from each country of the world. Source: The most iconic book set in every country around the world #infographic

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Quote of the Week

There’s this magical sense of possibility that stretches like a bridge between June and August. A sense that anything can happen. – Aimee Friedman, Two Summers School starts up again here this week.  Today in fact.  I don’t like summer … Continue reading

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