Title: Parable of the Talents
Author: Octavia E. Butler
Published:1998

Parable of the Talents: Book Review

Recommended by my creative writing teacher (since I found myself writing more dystopia’s), This is the second book of a series, I have not read the first book, it the story picks up well.   Summary    We are taken into the lives of Olamina, the leader of a new cult called Earthseed; and Larkin,…

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Book Review: Some Dogs Do by Jez Alborough

It is story time at a Sure Start Session and the book of the week is Some Dogs Do  by Jez Alborough. So I am sitting there encouraging my daughter to listen to the story (despite the room of excitedly restless toddlers), and I find myself drawn into the tale as much as the little minds the book…

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The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison: Book Review

This is the second Toni Morrison novel I’ve read, and she did not fail to grab me. She turns hidden issues in society which we brush under our rugs, and turns it into something thought provoking, controversial yet it rings in your ear poetically. Right…now to the summary: Summary  Set in 1930′s Ohio, Pecola is a…

A Jazzy Collection

I did say I was going to add sewing into my blog…today is the day! I have decided to start a sewing circle (there is so much community support with writing and reading but not enough in sewing), and I have been given the opportunity to display some of my clothing at the Somewhereto Summer…

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Green Eggs and Ham

  Summary Sam-I-am is trying to convince us all that green eggs and Ham are not as bad as they look.   Feelings The whole book is a battle of words, as Sam-I-Am continuously bugs his friend to try this recipe of green eggs and ham. I guess there is a reason they are green,…