A Christmas Carol – Book Review #6

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A Christmas Carol is a novella written by Charles Dickens. The plot was divided into 5 staves (Song Stanzas) rather than chapters to keep it more with the title. Stave 1 begins with the Christmas’s eve. But there was no spirit or the happy vibes at the heart of our protagonist, Ebenezer Scrooge. He sits […]

All The Light We Cannot See – Book Review #5

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“All the Light We Cannot See” by Anthony Doerr is a Pulitzer prize winner for fiction of sprawling 530-page novel which follows two protoganists during World War II.Marie-Laure Blanc is a six year old daughter of a master locksmith working for the Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle (National Museum of Natural History) in Paris.She begins to […]

Why I stopped watching my long time favorite show Grey’s Anatomy?

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Though the series has come up with 2 more renewed season and season 16 is gonna be premiering some time soon (I really don’t know the date. I’m not following up on the show’s updates lately), I for one have no interest in watching the show anymore. The show has been going downhill for last […]

‘When Dimple Met Rishi’ by Sandhya Menon – Book Review #4

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Dimple Shah has it all figured out. Obsessed with coding she is going to Standford and studying web designing and want to become a career women. But all her mother want is for her to find the “Ideal Indian Husband” and settle down. She is very much surprised when her parents, without arguments, allows her […]

Bedraggled by Lionel Ray Green

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One leg missing and the other hanging by a thread, the bedraggled teddy bear had sat forgotten on the thrift shop shelf for years. “I want her”, Mollie said. Mollie’s mother frowned. “Pick something better. It’s your birthday.” Mollie rolled her wheelchair closer to the shelf. “No. I want her.”

A Man Whose Cell Phone Went Off In Church

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A man went to church. He forgot to switchoff and his phone rang during prayer. The pastor scolded him. The worshippers admonished him after prayers for interrupting the silence. His wife kept on lecturing him on his carelessness all the way home. One could see the shame, embarrassment and humiliation on his face. After all […]

You Reap What You Sow

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“Good morning,” said a woman as she walked up to the man sitting on the ground. The man slowly looked up. This was a woman clearly accustomed to the finer things of life. Her coat was new. She looked like she had never missed a meal in her life. His first thought was that she […]

Short Story by Elizabeth Silance Ballard (1974)

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There is a story many years ago of an elementary teacher. Her name was Mrs. Thompson. And as she stood in front of her 5th grade class on the very first day of school, she told the children a lie. Like most teachers, she looked at her students and said that she loved them all […]

5 famous classics with iconic lovable sisters – A blog in the celebration of the National ‘Siblings Day’

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Pride and Prejudice Mr. & Mrs. Bennet of the Longbourn estate have five daughters. Having no considerate fortune to be left to their daughters, Mrs. Bennet feels it imperative that at least one of the girls marry well to support the others upon their parents death. Elizabeth Bennet gives into hasty judgements about people and […]

‘The Story Girl’ by Lucy Gaud Montgomery – Book Review #3

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The narrator of this story is Beverley King. He is looking back on his beautifully evocative childhood memories of a summer when he and his brother Felix travelled from their home in Toronto to spend their summer in their old family farm, the King Orchard, in the Prince Edward island while their widowed father travelled […]