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Up from Slavery
Booker T. Washington once said “no race can prosper till it learns that there is as much dignity in tilling a field as in writing a poem”, unfortunate...more
Oct 2013
Jan 02, 2014
The Inferno of Dante: A New Verse Translation (Bilingual Edition)
Definitely a book I will need to go back and read when I'm not rushing to finish it for a class. Something that tickled me while I was reading this bo...more
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Oct 30, 2011
Heart of Darkness and The Secret Sharer
IQ "We live, as we dream-alone" 40

I finally finished this book, one that I had to read my senior year of high school. I didn't end up finishing it tha...more
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Aug 12, 2014
I think the only reason I did't LOVE this book is because I didn't understand all of it. Most of what I DID understand was only after my professor poi...more
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Jan 17, 2013
A Pilgrim's Journey: The Autobiography of St. Ignatius of Loyola
Incredible Quote "He [St. Ignatius] told me that he had not composed the Exercises all at one time, but perceiving certain things happening in his sou...more
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Jul 23, 2012
Black No More
IQ "Despite his happiness Max found it pretty dull. There was something lacking in these ofay places of amusement or else there was present that one d...more
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Jan 21, 2013
The Importance of Being Earnest
I LOVE Oscar Wilde. He is absolutely hysterical, I had difficulty containing my laughter when we read the book aloud in class. We also watched the mov...more
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Feb 08, 2012
This book frustrated me like those TV shows you watch where everything goes wrong all because the characters refuse to COMMUNICATE. It's all finger-p...more
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Jul 01, 2012
The Poisonwood Bible
Incredible Quote "When I finish reading a book from front to back, I read it back to front. It's a different book back to front, and you can learn new...more
Aug 21, 2011
Aug 01, 2011
Light in August
IQ "She just didn't hope. Didn't know how to begin to hope. I imagine that after thirty years the machinery for hoping requires more than twentyfour h...more
Aug 17, 2014
Jul 05, 2013
Top Dog Under Dog
I have no idea why I put this book on my reading list in 2010, I forgot all about it until I was looking through my 'to-read' Goodreads section and sa...more
Jan 2013
Nov 02, 2010
Jazz (Toni Morrison Trilogy, #2)
Incredible Quote (IQ, one of many): "Now he lies in bed remembering every detail of that OCtober afternoon when he first met her, from start to finish...more
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Apr 11, 2010
The Old Man and the Sea
I understand that this book has a deeper meaning but it's so boring. I just couldn't get into it. I admire the themes of having grace under pressure a...more
May 09, 2010
Apr 11, 2010
Song of Solomon
Allas I can't write an adequate review of this book due to lending it to a friend in high school and never getting it back....I read this for AP Engli...more
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Apr 11, 2010
Infants of the Spring
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Dec 20, 2012
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