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Blogging 1984: I (Part I, Chapter 1)

By Janet ManleyJune 1, 2016
I first "read" 1984 in maybe grade eight, and the main memories are of my English teacher writing "BIG BROTHER" and "NEWSPEAK"... More  →
Blogging 1984: I (Part I, Chapter 1)

Boss B*tch Book Club: The Handmaid's Tale, Week Two

By Emma W.April 22, 2016
Thanks to those of you who chimed in last week—a lot of interesting thoughts. TKDgirl91 did an amazing job breaking down all... More  →
Boss B*tch Book Club: <i>The Handmaid's Tale</i>, Week Two

How to Go On a First Date, According to Jane Austen

By ElodieMarch 4, 2016
It is a truth universally acknowledged that a first date must be a complete catastrophe for everyone involved. If you’re lucky, it... More  →
How to Go On a First Date, According to Jane Austen

CALLING ALL SPARKLERS: What's the Absolute WORST Book You Were Required to Read for School?

By ElodieMarch 3, 2016
Somewhere around 100% of you have had to read for school, and that’s kind of a mixed bag. For every spectacular, life-changing... More  →
CALLING ALL SPARKLERS: What's the Absolute WORST Book You Were Required to Read for School?

Blogging The Great Gatsby: Part 1 (The One Where Nick Is a Robot Just Learning to Love)

By ElodieFebruary 19, 2016
There are some things we simply have to do, like assigned reading, taxes, and dying. I can’t do anything about two of... More  →
Blogging <em>The Great Gatsby</em>: Part 1 (The One Where Nick Is a Robot Just Learning to Love)

Here's What Would Happen If Voldemort Had Been the Villain In Classic Lit Novels

By ElodieJanuary 5, 2016
Remember Voldemort? That guy who got his butt kicked by a baby and was ultimately killed by his own deflected curse? Yeah.... More  →
Here's What Would Happen If Voldemort Had Been the Villain In Classic Lit Novels