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Modern Antigone: Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie

“Grief was what you owed the dead for the necessary crime of living on without them.”  –Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie, “Go then if you must, but remember, no matter how foolish your deeds, those who love you will love you still.” Antigone by Sophocles I first read Antigone while in High School. While it felt… Continue reading Modern Antigone: Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie

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Review: My Lady Jane by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, and Jodi Meadows

“Dedication: For everyone who knows there was enough room for Leonardo DiCaprio on that door. And for England. We’re really sorry for what we’re about to do to your history.” Hello everyone, I am back as promised with the light-hearted My Lady Jane by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, and Jodi Meadows. This book was such a pleasure to read. It’s one of those… Continue reading Review: My Lady Jane by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, and Jodi Meadows

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Review: It Ends with Us by Colleen Hoover

“All humans make mistakes. What determines a person’s character aren’t the mistakes we make. It’s how we take those mistakes and turn them into lessons rather than excuses.” Hello everyone, first off I would like to apologize for my extremely long silence. Life has been pretty crazy lately and for that reason and many others… Continue reading Review: It Ends with Us by Colleen Hoover

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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: A Torch Against the Night by Sabba Tahir

“So long as you fight the darkness, you stand in the light.” Wooooh I have been dying to read this one. The first book was so well written, I couldn’t wait for the second. This is a Sequel in a series of four books (I think?), so this review may spoil things that happened in… Continue reading Review: A Torch Against the Night by Sabba Tahir

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Review: Of Fire and Stars by Audrey Coulthurst

“But some things are stronger than years of freedom. The draw of fire. A longing for freedom. Or a girl on a red horse.” Here’s another one from my stash. This is a new one for YA, and I thoroughly enjoyed reading it. I believe that this is the direction that we should be going… Continue reading Review: Of Fire and Stars by Audrey Coulthurst

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Review: Confess by Colleen Hoover

“I’m afraid if I listen to my heart once, I’ll never figure out how to ignore it again.” I hope everyone is having a good holidays. In my desperate efforts to read 100 books by the end of the year (I am at 96, I am not sure if I will make it), I am… Continue reading Review: Confess by Colleen Hoover