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A Great and Terrible Beauty

A Great and Terrible Beauty

Reading A Great and Terrible Beauty by Libba Bray, I knew I was going to get a page turning ‘corset drama’ about young women at a Victorian boarding school in England who dabble in the Occult; what I didn’t know I’d get, was a fairly sensitive articulation of the complex struggles that girls entering adulthood … Continue reading

On the Tethering Power of Books…

“We’re all strangers connected by what we reveal, what we share, what we take away–our stories. I guess that’s what I love about books–they are thin strands of humanity that tether us to one another for a small bit of time, that make us feel less alone or even more comfortable with our aloneness, if … Continue reading