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We’re All Paper Angels At This Time of the Year

I generally avoid all the Christmas movies at this time of year. Occasionally one catches my attention, though, and reminds me of what Christmas is supposed to be. I watched the movie Paper Angels a few days ago and caught … Continue reading

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What Would Dory Do?

I decided that to be able to tell you about the book I planned to, I needed to re-read it. I haven’t finished it yet, so I’ll put that review/dystopian scary crap off until tomorrow. Tonight I finally watched Finding … Continue reading

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Are You In a Box?

I found the premise of the book and movie series Divergent fascinating. Everyone was to fit into their own box. They could choose the box they wanted to be in for the rest of their lives when they were sixteen … Continue reading

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What the Heck Is Sick Lit?

That is an unfamiliar term I noticed in passing while reading Jodi Picoult’s Small Great Things. The mother of one of the main characters was reading a novel for her book club that she called “sick lit.” So, of course, … Continue reading

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Lessons From Tearjerker Movies

“Without suffering, there’d be no compassion.”–Nicholas Sparks, A Walk to Remember One of my favorite books and movies is A Walk to Remember by Nicholas Sparks. I know that it’s not one of the most realistic depictions of living with … Continue reading

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