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You Know You Are a Bookdragon When…

Are YOU a Bookdragon? Let's see! You know you are a bookdragon when... 1.) You read a 400 page novel in an hour and a half. Y'all I did this while waiting for my dad at the library the other day. He called me "crazy". Maybe? 2.) You drink more tea in one night than China… Continue reading You Know You Are a Bookdragon When…

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Friday’s Favorite Five: Fantasy Authors

Good evening y'all! Tonight, I'm going to cover my favorite five fantasy authors. Let's dive in!   #5 Brian Jacques, Frances Hodgson Burnett, & Gail Carson Levine So, let's just not mention the 3-in-1, savvy? K... Let's start with Brian Jacques. When I was in my late single-digits and my early teens (9-13), I thoroughly… Continue reading Friday’s Favorite Five: Fantasy Authors

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Book Review and Takeaways: Le Morte D’Arthur

A couple weeks ago, I finished reading Thomas Mallory's Le Morte D'Arthur, and I thought it would be a really good book to do a review and takeaways post on. As I was reading, I realized that, as much as we often praise the chivalry of Arthur's day, the morality of beloved Camelot was not… Continue reading Book Review and Takeaways: Le Morte D’Arthur

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Book Review & Takeaways: The City of God

I recently finished reading Augustine's The City of God, and I have to say that I honestly enjoyed it, despite Augustine's sometimes annoying detailed analysis of the seemingly insignificant. I say seemingly because Augustine was not an author to waste his time going on tangents or covering topics that were not of the utmost gravity… Continue reading Book Review & Takeaways: The City of God

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Book Review & Takeaways: Anna Karenina

Finally! I’ve done it. I’ve read Leo Tolstoy's Anna Karenina. I have to admit, I undertook the entire task expecting to love it. And I wasn’t disappointed. So, here is my review and my takeaways from this amazingly written book. **SPOILER ALERT** From the outset, I realized that Tolstoy was not one to let any… Continue reading Book Review & Takeaways: Anna Karenina