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Update: Booktube-A-Thon 2016

A tornado passed through my house and destroyed my perfectly organized room. The tornado was called BookTube-A-Thon, a hectic week dedicated to reading and other bookish challenges. 329 more words

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A Magical Adventure for Some; a Tale of Return and Venegence for Others: Homer's The Odyssey

The Odyssey

Homer (trans. Robert Fagles)

The story of the heroes return from the war.  The story of a son in search of his father. The story of a woman using her guile to ward off her suitors and wait for the return of her love. 263 more words

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Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

“disappointing and uninteresting”

Of all the classics I have read, this is one of the ones I felt most excited to read, but unfortunately is the one I enjoyed the least. 206 more words

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The anniversary of Pride and Prejudice

The 1940 film version of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice premiered in the United States on the 26th of July. Greer Garson and Laurence Olivier played Elizabeth Bennet and Mr Darcy, though originally Norma Shearer and Clark Gable were to star. 22 more words

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Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

“The reason I adore classic novels!!!!!”

WARNING!!!!! this review doesn’t have specific spoilers, but it does contain names and possible inclinations of where the story could go. 758 more words

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Ford Thunderbird 1961-1963


Transforming the two-seat T-bird to a four-seat personal luxury car had paid off for the Ford Motor Company. Sales had increased every year since 1958, and a third-generation Thunderbird, introduced in November of 1960, was well-received. 862 more words

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Lost Weekend II: BOYHOOD

Boyhood, the 2014 independent coming-of-age drama written and directed by Richard Linklater, premiered at Sundance and was released that summer. For a film running 165 minutes, Linklater shot only 39 days, creating 143 scenes. 627 more words

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