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My top reads for 2010

I so wish I would have read more books this year! My to-read list is ever-growing and I despair of successfully reading everything I want to read in my lifetime. In 2011, I am hoping to squeeze in lots of … Continue reading

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review :: The Handmaid’s Tale

The Handmaid’s Tale, by Margaret Atwood, tells the tale of Offred, a handmaid in the republic of Gilead. Once a day, Offred is allowed to leave the home of the Commander and his wife to walk to the market with … Continue reading

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from Margaret

“Romance¬†takes place in the middle distance. Romance is looking in at yourself through a window clouded with dew. Romance means leaving things out: where life grunts and shuffles, romance only sighs.” ~ Margaret Atwood ~

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currently reading :: The Handmaid’s Tale

The Handmaid’s Tale Margaret Atwood Summary: Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead. She may leave the home of the Commander and his wife once a day to walk to food markets whose signs are now pictures instead … Continue reading

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