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Book or Movie?

Which was better: the book or the movie? Paperbacks, hardcovers, eBooks any would suffice as each allows the reader to physically hold the emotions, thoughts, and secrets of a character that becomes so vivid in description and personality that the reader gradually becomes attached…

Assigned Reading vs. Reading for Fun

Growing up, my favorite thing to do was read. I loved learning in general, but choosing an interesting story and getting lost in it was my favorite part of school and my favorite pastime. This is the main reason why I became an English…

Dreaming of Days Gone By

I was four years old when I first saw Gone with the Wind. My mother had the movie on VHS and she let me watch it in the living room while I was home sick from school. As soon as the camera focused on…

The Old Library

At four in the morning on May 5, 2018, we found ourselves, after what felt like an eternity of waiting, in Ireland. We flew out of Boston the day prior and with restless anticipation, unable to sleep through the five and half hour flight….

A Future With Books

From the second I laid my tiny hands on a book until I graduated high school, I knew I wanted to have a future that involved books. Everything about them entranced me, from the smell of the pages to the way some of the…

The Death of Writers​ Block

Death has always been something different for me than the rest of my family. Sometimes it’s like standing on the outside of a glass bubble. I can press my hands against it, feel it, and deny its there all at the same time. This…

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