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Fahrenheit 451

* “There must be something in books, something we can’t imagine, to make a woman stay in a burning house; there must be something there. You don’t stay for nothing.” ― Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451 So, for National Library Week, I was trying to figure out a book that made a big impact on me, […]

National Library Week

“Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.” – Mark Twain * This week is National Library week! I spent much of my childhood roaming around my library, which was filled with books. I know that seems kind of redundant to say, but with the advancement of digital libraries and […]

Top Ten Tuesday Rewind

Top Ten Tuesday Rewind: Choose a topic you missed or want to revisit. Top Ten series I haven’t finished yet. 1. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins 2. The Millennium Series by Stieg Larsson 3. The Stephanie Plum series by Janet Evanovich 4. Queen of Babble by Meg Cabot 5. Daniel X series by James […]

Just Quoting

“Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.” Edgar Allan Poe

X-Men: Magneto Testament

“Today, the whole world knows him as Magneto, the most radical champion of mutant rights that mankind has ever seen. But in 1935, he was just another schoolboy – who happened to be Jewish in Nazi Germany. The definitive origin story of one of Marvel’s greatest icons begins with a silver chain and a crush […]

Top Ten Books I Read Before I Became A Blogger

Well, I just started blogging a few months ago, so… 1. She’s Come Undone by Wally Lamb 2. I Know This Much Is True by Wally Lamb 3. A Walk To Remember by Nicholas Sparks (Ug, sobfest) 4. Bossypants by Tina Fey 5. Bag of Bones by Stephen King 6. The Blessed Child by Ted […]

House Rules by Jodi Picoult

“When your son can’t look you in the eye…does that mean he’s guilty? Jacob Hunt is a teen with Asperger’s syndrome. He’s hopeless at reading social cues or expressing himself well to others, though he is brilliant in many ways. But he has a special focus on one subject – forensic analysis. A police scanner […]