Monthly Archives: November 2013

The “I’ve Always Meant to Read That Book!” Challenge: 1984 by George Orwell

Title: 1984 Author: George Orwell Genre: Dystopian fiction Publisher: Plume Rating: 3 out of 5 stars Source: Print copy borrowed from a friend Number of pages: 323 First line: It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

Give me the end of the year an’ its fun When most of the plannin’ an’ toilin’ is done; Bring all the wanderers home to the nest, Let me sit down with the ones I love best, Hear the old … Continue reading

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Book Review: In Falling Snow by Mary-Rose MacColl

Title: In Falling Snow Author: Mary-Rose MacColl Genre: Historical fiction Publisher: Penguin Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Source: ARC from the publisher First line: Afterwards, she would find herself unable to describe the old man with whom they shared … Continue reading

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