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Rereading Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling

Hello Everyone! As one of my reading goals for 2017, I am rereading Harry Potter. As I am going through this, I am paying particular attention to how reading this series is different for me as an adult compared to now. At different points in our lives, the stories we read take on different meanings.… Continue reading Rereading Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling

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Review: The Kiss of Deception by Mary E. Pearson

“Maybe there was no one way to define it. Maybe there were as many shades of love as the blues of the sky.” I picked this one up from my online library. It was on my to-read list, so I figured why not tackle it before Thanksgiving. I was very interested in the concept of… Continue reading Review: The Kiss of Deception by Mary E. Pearson

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Book Quotes #2: A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas

Thursdays are for Book Quotes: This week, one of my favorites, A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas. It’s hardly ever that a sequel beats the original. If you haven’t read it yet, please do. Especially if you liked Throne of Glass. I think the reason that this is so popular is… Continue reading Book Quotes #2: A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas

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The Benefit of Libraries

“I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.” ― Jorge Luis Borges I was a hardcore library kid. I lived just down the street from mine. Every time they had an event going on, my brothers and sister and I were down there.I got my first library card at 10 (and… Continue reading The Benefit of Libraries

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Ten Books Read Because of A Recommendation: Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme by The Broke and the Bookish, where they give you a topic and you post your top ten favorites. You can read more about it here. This week is Recommendation themed. I don’t read a whole lot of books based on recommendations, most of the time I am the… Continue reading Ten Books Read Because of A Recommendation: Top Ten Tuesday

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Top Ten Most Compelling Villains: Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme by The Broke and the Bookish, where they give you a topic and you post your top ten favorites. You can read more about it here. This week is Villain themed, so I decided to do my Top Ten favorite Villains of all time. Most of these will be… Continue reading Top Ten Most Compelling Villains: Top Ten Tuesday

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Book Quotes #1: The Last Star by Rick Yancey

So on Thursdays, I am planning on posting three quotes from a book that I find particularly meaningful. Today I picked The Last Star by Rick Yancey, I read this book when I was in the middle of the ocean on a large sail boat this summer, so I felt particularly disconnected from society. Something… Continue reading Book Quotes #1: The Last Star by Rick Yancey