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Old 11-18-2013, 10:03 PM
saphiremoon saphiremoon is offline
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We're doing Literature Circles, and I have to read Megiddo's Shadow. No one in my group likes it– including me. The author's writing style isn't bad, but things happen too quickly. There isn't enough pacing or description.
Nevermind. The first part of the book was bad, but the second... it was amazing. I want to marry the one character. I just finished it, and I cried so much... I'm really glad I read it. It was great. I highly recommend it.
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Old 11-28-2013, 03:40 AM
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By Pam Bachorz.
What a wonderful caricature of intimacy
Raindrops on roses and
Girls in white dresses and
Sleeping with roaches and
Taking best guesses
At the shade of the sheets and
Before all the stains
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Old 12-21-2013, 03:55 PM
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We read The Outsiders last year, and this year we just finished reading The Book Thief for English.

The Book Thief was actually really good
No more dreaming of the dead as if death itself was undone.

No more dreaming like a girl, like a girl so in love...with the wrong world.

Snow White's stitching up the circuitboard...

I stopped searching for monsters
under the bed
when I realized they were
inside of me.

-quote on dA
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Old 12-21-2013, 04:08 PM
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Chris McCandless...Godric, reading Into the Wild was painfully sad. He reminds me of the friends of the ABC, the barricade boys, in Les Miserables.

"Eyes on the prey, not the horizon."

-The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
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Old 07-05-2014, 08:37 PM
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Has anyone read A Farewell to Arms (Ernest Hemingway), The Awakening (Kate Chopin) or Their Eyes Were Watching God (Nora Zeale Hurston)? They're my choices for summer reading and I don't know which to choose. They all look pretty boring, and the Goodreads reviews don't really help.
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