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WWW Wednesday 11/8/2017 #NaBloWriMo Edition

  Welcome to Week #2 of #NaBloWriMo! Here’s what is going on this week!   What are you currently reading? Some Assembly Required by Arin Andrews For Study:  The Norton Anthology of American Literature by Nina Baym   What did you just finish reading? (As always, click on the link below to see what I thought!)

Robert Lacey: The Crown

The official companion to the critically acclaimed Netflix drama about the reign of Queen Elizabeth II, The Crown by Peter Morgan, featuring additional historical background and exclusive images. Starring Claire Foy as Queen Elizabeth II and John Lithgow as Winston Churchill, Netflix’s original series The Crown, created by Peter Morgan and growing out of his Oscar-winning movie The Queen starring

Sandhya Menon: When Dimple Met Rishi

Dimple Shah has it all figured out. With graduation behind her, she’s more than ready for a break from her family, from Mamma’s inexplicable obsession with her finding the “Ideal Indian Husband.” Ugh. Dimple knows they must respect her principles on some level, though. If they truly believed she needed a husband right now, they

EB White: Charlotte’s Web

This beloved book by E. B. White, author of Stuart Little and The Trumpet of the Swan, is a classic of children’s literature that is “just about perfect.” This paperback edition includes a foreword by two-time Newbery winning author Kate DiCamillo. Some Pig. Humble. Radiant. These are the words in Charlotte’s Web, high up in Zuckerman’s

Peter Clines: Paradox Bound

Eli’s willing to admit it: he’s a little obsessed with the mysterious woman he met years ago. Okay, maybe a lot obsessed. But come on, how often do you meet someone who’s driving a hundred-year-old car, clad in Revolutionary-War era clothes, wielding an oddly modified flintlock rifle—someone who pauses just long enough to reveal strange

#NaBloWriMo Kickoff 2017

It’s my very favorite month of the year–November!! My birthday is this month, Thanksgiving (which, I know, is problematic for a lot of reasons–but I love that I get to spend time with my family and eat some great food. Our family doesn’t celebrate the origins of the holiday.) I have a much needed week

WWW Wednesday 11/30/2016

  What are you currently reading? The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict For Study:  The Norton Anthology of American Literature by Nina Baym   What did you just finish reading? (As always, click on the link below to see what I thought!) Victoria:  The Queen by Julia Baird Hag-Seed by Margaret Atwood Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki

Julia Baird: Victoria: The Queen

From International New York Times columnist Julia Baird comes a magnificent biography of Queen Victoria. Drawing on previously unpublished papers, Victoria: The Queen is a stunning new portrait of the real woman behind the myth—a story of love and heartbreak, of devotion and grief, of strength and resilience. When Victoria was born, in 1819, the
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