White by default

Sometimes authors, like Tolkien, use a vast amount of descriptive language, while a writer like C.S. Lewis is sparse with detail, and more is left up to the. But everyone has the right to their own imagination. A piece of descriptive prose is never going to be envisioned the same by ten different people, or even […]

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On Banned Books

The Great Gatsby, Harry Potter, Looking for Alaska, The Catcher in the Rye, To Kill a Mockingbird, The Color Purple, The Lord of the Flies, 1984, Brave New World, Animal Farm, The Fault in Our Stars, The Lord of the Rings, The Kite Runner, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Persepolis. Books that have passed through […]

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Looking for Alaska Young

Just as it was the first one he wrote, the first John Green book I ever read was Looking for Alaska, and I know that his books that followed never quite truly captured the magic that I sensed while reading this one. Amongst the assigned books for school that I traipsed though but never truly felt anything for, […]

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Books that made me cry

Spoilers. Obvs. The Fault in our Stars Everytime. Just last month I was re-reading it, and my sister walked upstairs to find me sobbing: “He dies!” I cried. To which she replied, “I know, you’ve told me the last three times. Do you expect the ending to change?” Why yes. Yes I do. The Lover’s […]

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