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Book Review: Murder on the Orient Express

Title: Murder on the Orient Express

Author: Agatha Christie

Genre: Mystery

Pages: 212 pages (Bantam edition)

Source: Bought it

Rating: 5 stars

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Modern Austen can't "multitask" when it comes to dating

As you know, diary, I’ve been meeting men through the internet and arranging “dates.” What this means is that a young man picks me up at my place of residence and drives the two of us to an establishment where we can dine on fare within his price range–so the meal is inexpensive, which is fine because I usually eat something before going out in order to maintain the illusion that I eat like a bird. 394 more words

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Sit Down, Shut Up, and Read: The Scar Review

Our newest acquisition Dr. Lepes starts off our newest book review segment. Her first review is The Scar by China Miéville. If you are a fan of Science Fiction and Steampunk then you guys should absolutely check out this review.

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March Book Haul

So this is my book haul for this month.  All of these books are secondhand, because I’m just that frugal.  Some of these books I’ve previously read (borrowed from the library), but because they were so cheap, I couldn’t resist buying my own copy.   223 more words

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Book Review: Lord of the Flies (Spoilers)

Title: Lord of the Flies
Author: William Golding
Genre: Allegory
Publication date: September 1954
Pages: 182 pages
Rating: 5 stars out 5
Synopsis:
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Pay for coffee with a poem

To mark World Poetry Day tomorrow, more than 1,100 cafes, bars, restaurants and hotel bars in 23 countries including the UK will be asking customers to pay for their steaming cups of coffee with pieces of poetry. 45 more words

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John Boyne’s 5th children’s novel to be published in September

John Boyne the author of The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas will be releasing his fifth novel for young readers, The Boy at the Top of the Mountain… 102 more words

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