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pulled from the abyss by faith

They were strong because the harsh struggle to live had forced strength upon them.

It had been five years since the takeover had begun; four years and eleven months since the people had taken any notice; four years and ten months since the first forms of human resistance had launched into action; and one thousand seven hundred sixty-eight days since her father had been taken — since they had been forced away from their neighbours that weren’t really their neighbours any more and their family that looked normal but wanted nothing more than to have them eradicated, … 2,103 more words


Twenty questions for a reader

Hello friends and family and … enemies? I came across this little twenty-question survey (okay maybe not so little) on Bookables’ blog and I thought, 1,169 more words


Book review: The Host by Stephenie Meyer

The Host by Stephenie Meyer

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Several years ago, the Twilight hype started. Several years later, the Twilight hype died down. 725 more words


Memories of Murder

Memories of Murder - is a South Korean crime thriller released in 2003. The movie is based on true incidents of serial killing that occurred between 1986 and 1991 in  Hwaseong, Gyeonggi Province in South Korea. 209 more words


Myeongnyang and the Anatomy of a Korean Blockbuster

The recent Korean historic epic Myeongnyang has been shattering Korean box office records like an ironclad turtle ship through Japanese lines, achieving an unprecedented 15 million viewers in just four weeks. 1,814 more words


The Host (2006)

Gwoemul (original title)

Summary:  A Korean scientist is forced to dispose 200 bottles of formaldehyde by pouring them down a drain which eventually flows into the Hans River.   274 more words

World Cinema

Sparrow's Reading Corner: {Top Ten Tuesday | The Low-Down On Must Reads}

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by the girls over at The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s theme:

Top Ten Books People Have Been Telling You That You MUST Read (whether because they think it’s a “you” book or it’s just been generally recommended so often) 840 more words