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And Then There Were None (Review)

It is perfectly clear. Mr. Owen is one of us... Ten strangers are all invited to travel to Soldier Island. They have never met before and their hosts are unknown¬†to them, but they all have one thing in common. Murder. One by one, the guests drop dead according to an eerie nursery rhyme found on… Continue reading And Then There Were None (Review)

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Outlander (Review)

People disappear all the time... Many of the lost will be found, eventually, dead or alive. Dissappearances, after all, have explanations. Usually. Claire Randall's life was just returning to normal. Reunited with her husband, Frank, after serving as a combat nurse, the duo are embarking on a second honeymoon in Scotland. But what starts out… Continue reading Outlander (Review)

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The Things We Should Not Say

We often say things we shouldn't. Out of anger or spite, the words escape somehow. The drawbridge that holds the angry thoughts at bay and keeps them hidden and locked away in our brains fails and allows the thoughts to become words. They explode from the lips with such force it is nearly impossible to… Continue reading The Things We Should Not Say

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The Picture of Dorian Gray (Review)

How sad it is! I shall grow old, and horrible, and dreadful. But this picture will remain always young. It will never be older than this particular day of June. . . . If it were only the other way! If it were I who was to be always young, and the picture that was… Continue reading The Picture of Dorian Gray (Review)

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My Story through Scars

I recently had an assignment for a personal essay course that used the prompt "take an inventory of your personal scars." Basically, we were told to tell an emotional tale through our physical scars. I originally struggled with the paper and thought I did mediocre at best. My professor gave me some of the best… Continue reading My Story through Scars

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Water for Elephants (Review)

In seventy years, I never told a blessed soul Jacob Jankowski finds his world crumbling with the death of his parents. In an effort to escape, he runs out of his veterinarian exams and jumps a train only to find himself in the midst of a traveling circus. Thanks to sheer dumb luck, the circus… Continue reading Water for Elephants (Review)