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Book Review: The Portable Dorothy Parker

The Portable Dorothy Parker by Dorothy Parker My rating: 4 of 5 stars A collection of poems, short stories, essays, articles, reviews and more, The Portable Dorothy Parker is both fun and fascinating. Dorothy Parker, famous (or is it infamous) … Continue reading

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Book Review: Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair by Pablo Neruda

Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair by Pablo Neruda My rating: 5 of 5 stars Lush, sensual, and passionate, Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair is a simply gorgeous collection of poems by Chilean poet, Pablo … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Hello and Happy New Year to you all! I hope you enjoyed your holidays and that 2013 is treating you kindly so far. As for me, I am really happy to see the last of 2012. While there were definitely … Continue reading

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Look What I Made: Bookish Charm Necklaces

C. S. Lewis once said “You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.” It’s a sentiment that I am very familiar with. I love to curl up someplace with a … Continue reading

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Knit and Lit – A Great Combination

I discovered the Children’s Lit n Knit blog yesterday which helps you create little gift sets for the little ones in your life by pairing children’s books with related knitting and crochet patterns for toys, hats, blankets, etc. This is … Continue reading

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Reading Drought

For an English major in the middle of a semester, I have been doing surprisingly little reading lately. It’s partially due to the classes that I am taking this semester. I usually get introduced to new books and authors when … Continue reading

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The Reader that I Am Today

I recently came across this video from Scholastic Book Clubs and I have to say that I love the idea of taking a moment to recognize and share those formative books that made each of us all the readers that … Continue reading

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Two great articles

And just for those of you who might be a little tired of the new all beads, all the time trend that Celtic Knits has taken lately, I have these two articles to share that I thought were pretty cool. … Continue reading

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What Grown-Ups Can Learn From Kids’ Books – The Atlantic

A great article: What Grown-Ups Can Learn From Kids’ Books – The Atlantic.

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Moment of Zen (Featuring Ernest Hemingway)

Moment of Zen (Featuring Ernest Hemingway).

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