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Dystopia

By: AutumnMooncakesDecember 25, 2014

We tried to cleanse the world

Of our poisoned footprints,

Remake what we destroyed,

Surpass our forefathers.

 

New laws, new structures,

A perfect system that will last forever.

The government has all you need;

The world will never grieve again.

 

But somehow there can never be

Peace for humans.

The world wrought by man’s hands

Will

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A Few Good Novels I Read Recently

By: AutumnMooncakesDecember 6, 2014

Obsidian Mirror by Catherine Fisher

Wintercombe Abbey is home to the eccentric Oberon Venn, his godson Jake, who is certain that Venn has murdered Jake’s father, and Sarah, who is being chased by something. All of them are drawn to the Obsidian Mirror, an ancient object

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Books to Take You Across Oceans and Deserts

By: AutumnMooncakesOctober 16, 2014

She Is Not Invisible by Marcus Sedgwick

Laureth’s father is supposed to be in Switzerland, yet Laureth receives an email saying that his lost notebook has been found in New York. She flies to New York with her brother Benjamin to retrieve the notebook and look

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A Good Book

By: AutumnMooncakesOctober 13, 2014

A good book

Is one that makes you think

That gives dots for you to connect

A jigsaw for you to solve

 

A good book

Is one that echoes in your mind

That rewinds and replays

Digs burrows into the depths

 

A good book

Is one that makes you dream

That leaves souvenirs to touch

Files

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On GIF Lists and Books

By: GallagherGirl11July 12, 2014

Recently I was scrolling through my Twitter feed and came upon a retweet from Twitter extraordinaire Maureen Johnson (author of books such as The Name of the Star and 13 Little Blue Envelopes). It was an article published by Elite Daily titled “Why Readers, Scientifically,

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One Difficult Question...

By: ResidentialBookSellerMarch 28, 2014
So I read a book the other day that got me thinking about a very difficult question

If everyone was suddenly evacuated off Earth to another planet, and you were told that you could only take 10 books with you, what would you take?

 

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Immzie's Favourite Books From 2013

By: ResidentialBookSellerMarch 21, 2014

Yes, 2013 ended 3 months ago, but Books always live on! so...

 

According to my list, I read over two hundred books in 2013. They ranged from fantasy, to historical, YA and adult, but what I can say about most of them is that I loved

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