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The Yellow Birds – A Modern Classic?

Just a quick post today with no spoilers. The Yellow Birds by Kevin Powers is a slim novel about the war in Iraq. Two young men meet during basic training and become quick friends. They watch each others backs and … Continue reading

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God’s Not Dead is the Worst Kind of Propaganda

Major Spoilers I want to preface this post by saying that I don’t believe Christians are evil. You believe what you want and I’ll believe what I want. I’m agnostic, which means that I’m on the fence. There might be … Continue reading

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Archangel Academy Series – Unnatural, Unwelcome, and Unafraid

This review will cover all three books in the ‘Archangel Academy Series’ which are, in order; Unnatural, Unwelcome, and Unafraid. There won’t be any spoilers. The main character, Michael Howard, is a boy from Nebraska. After his mother’s apparent suicide … Continue reading

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Man of Steel – On Action Scenes and Tension

MAJOR SPOILERS Let me start by saying that I really liked Man of Steel. I think they did a great job giving Clark depth of character, the plot was fairly tight. I did like it. It was entertaining, it was … Continue reading

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Beautiful Chaos – Series Wrap-up

Warning! Spoilers for the Beautiful Creatures series books 1, 2, and 3! Alright peeps, this is where it gets real! I lent my copies to a friend, so if I misquote or get something wrong please let me know with … Continue reading

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Beautiful Darkness – A Sequel that Doesn’t Suck

No spoilers Beautiful Darkness is the second book in the Beautiful Creatures series by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl. And when they call it darkness they’re not kidding. That book gets dark real quick. Nothing is quite right after the … Continue reading

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Beautiful Creatures – As Lena Would Say “Define Good”

                               No Spoilers Darn, I broke my streak of posting when I said I would! Oh well, it’s still Friday somewhere, right? In February I saw the film adaptation of the Beautiful Creatures novel by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl. … Continue reading

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The Great Gatsby – Spectacular Spectacular~

On Tuesday the 29th I saw The Great Gatsby for the second time. I’ll probably see it a third time. When the movie finished, and Tobey Maguire’s final words faded, the gold design fading back onto the screen, there was … Continue reading

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Moll Flanders – A Feminist from Olden Tymes

Moll Flanders is the story of a woman trying to survive in the 1600’s. I was required to read this for one of my classes this past semester and I didn’t manage to finish it until a few weeks ago, … Continue reading

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Good Day! Intro and Booklist

Good morrow fellow Bibliophiles! I am here to review and discuss books, movies, music, and other bits of pop culture, internet culture, fandom, life, and just plain stuff. This summer I plan to embark on a wild reading journey as … Continue reading

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