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11 Things Jane Austen Said That Make Us Love Her

"The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid." - Jane Austen

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The Best New YA Books Since The Hunger Games #refinery29 http://www.refinery29.uk/2015/06/111788/young-adult-books#slide-22 Playlist for the Dead, Michelle FalkoffWant another The Perks of Being a Wallflower? Try this, a compelling contemporary novel that manages to incorporate online gaming and communication in a way that feels natural, real, and very, very relevant to anyone living in the modern world. Plus, Falkoff’s a lawyer, so you know she’s smart; and she went ...

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from the Guardian

Why Tolkien was a fine modern artist

"In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit. Not a nasty, dirty, wet hole, filled with the ends of worms and an oozy smell, nor yet a dry, bare, sandy hole with nothing in it to sit down on or to eat: it was a hobbit-hole, and that means comfort." - J.R.R. Tolkien - The Hobbit I read this first in the 2nd grade. I love Tolkein.

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The Book Thief, Markus Zusak. If you've not read this, then you must! Clear your diary and get some tissues.

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Library of Souls: The Third Novel of Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/159474758X/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_E.Uzvb1JVBDVF

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