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All of the Books I Read in September 2022

All of the Books I Read in September 2022 I have been working towards a goal to read 50 books in the year 2022. This was one of my New Years resolutions that I set back in January. With the 4 books I read in September, I am currently sitting at 42 books read this… Continue reading All of the Books I Read in September 2022

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“Found” by Margaret Peterson Haddix Book Talk

Found by Margaret Peterson Haddix Book Talk Title: Found Author: Margaret Peterson Haddix Genre: Young Adult Science Fiction Page Count: 314 Pages Series: The Missing (8 Books) Published: April 22, 2008 Summary: Thirteen year old Jonah Skidmore and his new friend Chip are sent mysterious letters in the mail. No return address. No signature. No… Continue reading “Found” by Margaret Peterson Haddix Book Talk

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“Lost Progress” Poem of the Day (2022)

“Lost Progress” By Ashley O’Hare A hundred days pass and I have yet to make any progress. In the race of life, I’m sitting at dead last. I wish there was someone to blame besides the person in the mirror. I wish I had the strength to make a grand life change. But opportunities come… Continue reading “Lost Progress” Poem of the Day (2022)

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“The Inheritance Games” by Jennifer Lynn Barnes Book Talk

The Inheritance Games by Jennifer Lynn Barnes Book Talk Title: The Inheritance Games Author: Jennifer Lynn Barnes Genre: Young Adult Fiction / Mystery Page Count: 400 Pages Released: September 1, 2020 Sequels: The Hawthorne Legacy , The Final Gambit Summary: High school student, Avery Grambs, has everything under control. Despite her less than glamorous life,… Continue reading “The Inheritance Games” by Jennifer Lynn Barnes Book Talk

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“Post High School” Poem of the Day (2022)

“Post High School” By Ashley O’Hare Two friends married One traveling cross country. Half the graduating class Turn without a second glance, Desperate for a promised second chance. These movie posters on my wall Have heard all the phone calls. They’ve seen mascara run down my face As I fell behind in the race. They… Continue reading “Post High School” Poem of the Day (2022)

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“Carrie” by Stephen King Spoiler Free Book Talk

Carrie by Stephen King Book Talk Title: Carrie Author: Stephen King Genre: Fiction / HorrorPage Count: 290 Pages Released: April 5, 1974 by Doubleday Movie Adaptations: November 3, 1976 / November 4, 2002 / October 18, 2013 Summary:  High School student Carrie White is ruthlessly bullied by her peers at school and mistreated by her… Continue reading “Carrie” by Stephen King Spoiler Free Book Talk

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“Chilled Bones” Poem of the Day (2022)

"Chilled Bones" By Ashley O'Hare The foliage changes outside my bedroom window; a subtle reminder that time still passes even though we're through. I try to move on, but my feet are glued to the carpet. In the back of my mind I know you're with her at the downtown bar. But when you've dropped… Continue reading “Chilled Bones” Poem of the Day (2022)

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20 Important Things I Learned In My 20s

20 Things I Learned in My 20s so far Life in my early twenties already feels completely different from life as a teenager. Here are 20 lessons I have already learned since growing out of my teen years: Nothing is forever This was both relieving and unfortunate to learn. On the plus side bad experiences… Continue reading 20 Important Things I Learned In My 20s

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“Time” Poem of the Day (2022)

"Time" By Ashley O'Hare Wind in your hair Skip in your step take a snapshot before the moment is lost. We're younger now than we'll ever be again.Faces to the sky forgetting life's pains. Never again will our hearts beat happily whole. Time has a way of breaking us down. Create sweet memories to look… Continue reading “Time” Poem of the Day (2022)