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What Books Mean To Me

What do books mean to me? That is a very heavy question for a “book-worm” Not one I can really answer in a matter of a couple of sentences. 1.227 more words


[Book Review] Hunger by Knut Hamsun

Title: Hunger*
Author: Knut Hamsun
Genre: Classics, literary fiction, psychological

Where I got the book: I purchased this book at Norli.

My rating: ★★★★☆ 906 more words


The Best Poems about Holidays

The greatest poems about vacations

Holidays can be a time for the family to spend time together, a time to get away from it all. Poets aren’t naturally drawn to happy times as a fit subject for poetry, but nevertheless they have occasionally treated the subject of holidays and vacations – whether the Christmas holidays, or summer holidays. 472 more words


Thoughts While Reading Anna Karenina

I don’t feel equal to writing a coherent review of Leo Tolstoy’s epic. So forgive me for simply listing some of the thoughts I had while listening/reading. 1.860 more words


Northanger Abbey, Jane Austen (1817) #AustenInAugustRBR

….there seems almost a general wish of decrying the capacity and undervaluing the labour of the novelist, and of slighting the performances which have only genius, wit, and taste to recommend them…. 1.113 more words


Anne of the Island by L.M. Montgomery - Audiobook Review

Anne of the Island was published in 1915, seven years after the best-selling Anne of Green Gables, partly because of the continuing clamor for more Anne from her fans – a fan base that continues to grow today!

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Do you cringe when novels are reduced to those two words?

“Love story”.

I know that it used to bug me, and it was hard to put my finger on why. 693 more words