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Monthly Wrap-Up: February 2018

February ended yesterday, so it’s time for a wrap-up post. It’s been an okay month for me. The news has been filled with the Winter Olympics, more school shootings, and #MeToo in the publishing industry. Book Reviews This Is Where It Ends by Marieke Nijkamp: 4/5 Stars The Ancient Magus’ Bride, Vol. 2, by Kore… Continue reading Monthly Wrap-Up: February 2018

Classics · Thoughts

Entrusting Sometimes Means Giving Away: Connecting the Thenadiers to the beginning of Les Mis

  We just finished reading Fantine: Book Four, a.k.a. “Entrusting Sometimes Means Giving Away,” last Thursday for the Les Mis Readalong. It was pretty short, which makes it easier for me to take the time to reflect on it as a whole. It has made me think about how it relates to what we read… Continue reading Entrusting Sometimes Means Giving Away: Connecting the Thenadiers to the beginning of Les Mis

Classics · Quotes

Two Weeks into the #LesMisReadalong: An Upright Man

When I read a title like Les MisĂ©rables, I assume most of the focus on this book will be about miserable people or miserable conditions. Even though I entered this knowing the first section would be about “An Upright Man,” I did not expect these chapters to make me feel warm toward any character in… Continue reading Two Weeks into the #LesMisReadalong: An Upright Man