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Neil Gaiman * Norse Mythology

When he was growing up, not long after reading Marvel's Thor, he picked Roger Lancelyn Green's classic Myths of the Norsemen to learn more about his favorite characters — and found himself fascinated by a vision of Asgard that was nothing like Marvel's sci-fi space palaces. "It was a bunch of huts with a wall round them.… Continue reading Neil Gaiman * Norse Mythology

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Cloud Atlas Excerpt * On the power of men

“Power." What do we mean? 'The ability to determine another man's luck.' You men of science, building tycoons and opinion formers: my jet could take off from La Guardia, and before I touched down in BY you'd be a nobody. You Wall Street moguls, selected officials, judges, I might need more time to knock you… Continue reading Cloud Atlas Excerpt * On the power of men

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The importance of careers – or the lack of importance * By Amy Poehler (Yes Please)

Here’s the thing. Your career won’t take care of you. It won’t call you back or introduce you to its parents. Your career will openly flirt with other people while you are around. It will forget your birthday and wreck your car. Your career will blow you off if you call it too much. It’s… Continue reading The importance of careers – or the lack of importance * By Amy Poehler (Yes Please)

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Tahereh Mafi * Ignite Me * Book 3

Ignite Me seemed to signal the end of the Shatter Me trilogy, following on the footsteps of Shatter me – Tahereh Mahi Book review and Unravel Me * Tahereh Mafi Book 2 from Shatter Me It is often difficult to follow up with a sequel that satisfies readers. It’s difficult to choose just one because it’s kind of… Continue reading Tahereh Mafi * Ignite Me * Book 3

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Tips from Amy Poehler on How to be a good Mom and Wife

Make sure he’s grateful to be with you. Your boobs won’t be as big as mine but you will be happy about that as you get older. Always tell people when they do a good job. Always have a messy purse. Guilt works. You are the smartest and best. Monty Python is funny. Be nice… Continue reading Tips from Amy Poehler on How to be a good Mom and Wife

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Black Ice by Becca Fitzpatrick

I picked up this book only because I loved Becca Fitzpatrick's Hush Hush series. I must say I had a lovely surprise! A suspense, thriller, hike through the woods, serial killer on the loose, a mystery to decipher and a hot guy who might or might not be the killer. WOW! It started off well… Continue reading Black Ice by Becca Fitzpatrick