Originally posted 2016-03-24 17:00:41. Title: IS EVERYONE HANGING OUT WITHOUT ME? ( And Other Concerns ) Author: Mindy Kaling Published: November 1, 2011 Pages: 222 Genre: Comedy/ Bio/Humour Synopsis:  Mindy Kaling has lived many lives: the obedient child of immigrant professionals, a timid chubster afraid of her own bike, a Ben Affleck–impersonating Off-Broadway performer and…

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Originally posted 2016-03-22 17:00:20. I think that JK Rowling has found herself in the same position as Daniel Radcliffe. No matter what variety of film young Daniel chooses, it seems he is forever doomed to be viewed as “the boy that was Harry.” Similarly, in spite of all of the fanfare surrounding the release of…

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Originally posted 2016-03-08 17:00:02. I should have anticipated this disappointment. There is no reason that I should not have seen this coming. I was looking forward to Doctor Sleep for at least a year, and such anticipation never bodes well for the book in question. We all know that I love Stephen King, which is…

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Originally posted 2016-03-05 17:00:29. Title: As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales From the Making of the Princess Bride Author: Cary Elwes Length: 245 Published: 2014 —— “Mawwage..Mwwage is what bwrings us togevah today. Mawwage, that bwessed awwangement, that dweam wifin a dream…” If this quote doesn’t put a smile on your face, this review isn’t for…

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Originally posted 2016-03-01 17:00:34. I have always been vaguely aware of Rob Lowe, but it has only been within the last two months or so that I have developed a full-blown crush on the man. This is largely due to my recent binge-watching of the entire Parks and Recreation series, paired with Lowe’s new Direct TV commercials….

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Originally posted 2016-02-29 17:00:24. Title: Metro 2033 Author: Dmitry Glukhovsky (translated by Natasha Randall) Published: 2005 (Russia); March 28, 2010 (U.S.) Pages: 460 Genre: Science Fiction Series: Metro 2033 Kid Friendly Rating: 13+ Features some swearing, but mostly a read for young adults due to themes. The book is not nearly as violent as the video game…

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Originally posted 2016-02-27 17:00:24. Watchmen(Graphic Novel Review) Written By: Alan Moore Illustrations By: Dave Gibbons Rating: R Synopsis (No Spoilers) Reminding you that comic books aren’t just for kids, Alan Moore’s graphic novel Watchmen is mystery thrill-ride for any adult reader. Set in an alternate version of 1985, the United States and Soviet Union are…

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Originally posted 2016-02-23 12:00:35. **Edit – previously published 2/13 but the sentiments will hold true until Dana and I can see then ENTIRE series!** The day is almost here. The day I’ve been awaiting for months and months and months. This Monday, 11/22/63 debuts on Hulu. I finished the novel for the second time last…

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Originally posted 2016-02-22 17:00:33. Title: The BFG Author: Roald Dahl Published: 1982 Pages: 240 Genre: Fairy Tale/Adventure Kid Friendly Rating: 6+ Click here for the Common Sense Media guide! The book may be a bit violent by current kid’s book standards considering the Giants’ general habit of eating humans, but it is not any more grisly than…

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Originally posted 2016-02-16 12:00:30. I have pretty low expectations anymore, but Evil Librarian is a surprisingly clever YA novel that actually exceeded those – albeit modest – expectations. It still tends to be a bit repetitive and long-winded; but for the most part, Michelle Knudsen’s journey to Hell is a rewarding read. The below excerpt pretty…

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Originally posted 2016-02-09 12:36:36. I have been trying to review Don’t Stand So Close on and off for almost a week. I have nothing to say about it; I feel nothing towards this book. Really, it makes me think of my husband. Steve is the champion of apathy. He rarely has strong feelings towards anything. When…

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Originally posted 2016-02-02 17:00:25. Everyone needs to quit trying to write the next Gone Girl. More importantly, I need to stop reading books that are advertised as “the next Gone Girl.” I wasn’t even a big fan of that book, but I’m apparently drawn to books claiming to be similar. More often than not, twisty and convoluted…

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Originally posted 2016-02-01 17:00:43. Title: ORYX and CRAKE Author: Margaret Atwood Published: March, 30th, 2004 Pages: 374 Genre: Speculative fiction /adventure romance Series: MaddAddam Trilogy Synopsis:  Oryx and Crake is at once an unforgettable love story and a compelling vision of the future. Snowman, known as Jimmy before mankind was overwhelmed by a plague, is struggling…

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Originally posted 2016-01-26 17:00:27. Jude Farraday is a helicopter mother with no life outside of her children. She perceives herself as the perfect parent, but anyone who pictures his or herself as the ideal anything rarely is. Especially in terms of motherhood. Jude’s twins have reached the point where they have both been accepted into…

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