Originally posted 2015-05-19 12:22:11. Baby Pally has Grown I have finally made level 100 on my Pally and I am super exited to try her out heals. I am only sitting at a 609 gear score, but I am working on getting more gear and getting silver proving grounds so that I can get my…

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Originally posted 2015-05-17 10:13:09. Welcome to Geeks and Geeklets a site devoted to gaming, parenting, and all around geekery. Come join us as we balance ours lives as gamers with parenting and as we watch our littles grow up surrounded by geek culture. This site will contain articles, tips & tricks, and eventually a podcast!…

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50 Shades of Grey opens with the virginal young Anastasia Steele – a reserved college senior majoring in British literature. James does not hesitate to emphasize the obvious comparisons to the loss of purity in Hardy’s Tess of the D’Urbervilles – and re-emphasize them, and then emphasize them again for emphasis. Anyway, our inexperienced heroine finds herself interviewing…

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First, I want to apologize for missing a month. I felt like I was losing my mind there a bit, so I took a break from pretty much everything. But, I’m back, so let’s get back to crocheting! You can find crochet patterns virtually anywhere. There are books in craft stores, people sell their original…

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Never Coming Back is the American debut of British author Tim Weaver. Weaver’s protagonist, David Raker, is a missing persons investigator with a sorted past. What kind of sorted past, you ask? I would love to tell you, but I don’t know. While this is Weaver’s first American novel, there are three other David Raker books…

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I was initially drawn to Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother because of an inside joke that I have long shared with my sister. For years, we have joked about our “strict Asian upbringing,” referring to our mother’s high academic expectations. Perfect grades were not an option, they were a requirement. At the time, my mother’s methods…

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A good book, Marcus, is not judged by its last words but by the cumulative effect of all the words that have preceded them. About half a second after finishing your book, after reading the very last word, the reader should be overwhelmed by a particular feeling. For a moment he should think only of…

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Ferdinand Von Schirach’s The Collini Case aspires to be a John Grisham-y-type legal thriller. Note my use of aspires. The novel is certainly a fast-paced drama, but it is missing the level of suspense that would make it a truly entertaining read. Caspar Leinen is a young defense attorney who has just landed his first murder trial. The…

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Did you know it is almost Christmas? I mean it’s July so Christmas is right around the corner! What is your favorite Christmas book? Mine is a classic: ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas. Ps- when racking my brain about Christmas books I discovered there are a TON of books about the holiday. It is like…

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