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Book Reviews, Life, and What Have You

by chasity.moody on June 3, 2012

It has been such a crazy few months. The biggest thing is that I was promoted. So, on top of trying to maintain this blog, participate in the Cannonball Read, and recap trashy reality shows for TVGasm, I was transitioning into a new job role. And, when I say transitioning, I mean trying to do […]

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Cannonball Read Book Review: Wuthering Heights

by chasity.moody on February 25, 2012

Wuthering Heights is a story that spans generations. But don’t be fooled. It’s not a story of love so much as it is a story of revenge. Heathcliff, a gypsy orphan, is adopted by Mr. Earnshaw. He is brought into a family that already has an older son and young daughter. Earnshaw treats Heathcliff as […]

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Book Review: The Nancy Drew Cookbook – A Cannonball Read

February 21, 2012
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As a child, I loved Nancy Drew. Even though the stories were terribly dated (I didn’t really realize that at the time), and kind of sexist, I loved diving into a good Nancy Drew book. So, when I came across The Nancy Drew Cookbook at a book sale, I had to buy it. [Side Note: […]

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Like Books? Check this Out!

February 20, 2012
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When I first started preparing to do the Cannonball Read IV, I asked for recommendations from friends, and I signed up for Goodreads, and I even sent Facebook status updates and questions on Twitter. It’s daunting to imagine having to review 26-52 books when all you have is a library card and a love of […]

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My First Cannonball Read: The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath

January 8, 2012
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Sometimes, you think that you can boil everything down to a simple platitude. And, when you finally realize that life doesn’t work that way, you are left to re-evaluate. I read Sylvia Plath’s The Bell Jar for the first time when I was 15. It seemed like the thing to read at the time. I […]

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The Great Re-Read and Re-Watch of 2011

February 9, 2011
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The first part of this post was inspired by Johnny Cash and Facebook. I was doing some work and listening to Pandora when the Johnny Cash song, Boy Named Sue, started to play. I immediately stopped what I was doing to listen to it. As I was listening, I remembered reading somewhere that Shel Silverstein […]

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