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“Lolita” by Vladimir Nabokov // [Book Review]

You know this kind of thing is very possible and happens on a daily basis. You read it in the news and see it on TV. It’s one of those issues that everyone knows about, but does not talk about. … Continue reading

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Day of Amazing News!!!

I woke up this morning feeling surprisingly awake. This is really strange since this last week was filled with overslept mornings. It was a nice change. I thought that it meant that goods things were destined for this day. Although … Continue reading

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Jodi Picoult’s “The Pact” // [Book Review]

The books I’ve read in my lifetime are mostly made up of YA fantasy novels, novels where ordinary people are put into fantastic worlds and school setworks (like Shakespeare and 20th-century stuff). Like my friends, I was attracted to books … Continue reading

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Kate Beaton’s “Hark! A Vagrant” // [Book Review]

Sometimes I like history, sometimes I don’t. It all depends on whether it is interesting or not. I’ve never really enjoyed History at school, since I never liked the teacher. If only he could have made it more interesting. Enter … Continue reading

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George Orwell’s “Animal Farm” // [Book Review]

My first book for 2013. It was a very quick read, so that’s why it seems like I’ve acquired some sort of superhuman speed. Animal Farm is a political allegory written by George Orwell (real name was Eric Arthur Blair) … Continue reading

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The New Year and Everything That Comes With It

Yes, people, it’s 2013! I can’t believe 2012 is done for, and the world didn’t even end… how slightly disappointing… Together with 2013 comes a whole bunch of challenges and promises, but most of all comes the mindset that you … Continue reading

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Neil Gaiman’s “Smoke and Mirrors” // [Book Review]

I give destiny much credit for my discovery of this gem. It’s like I was meant to find it, and I’m very happy I did. I knew of Gaiman mainly from Coraline and haven’t had much exposure to his full … Continue reading

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