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John Green

John Green is awesome! I mean it! He is a bestselling author with novels such as “Looking for Alaska” and “The Fault of our Stars” and hopefully more to come AND he is a wacky, smart you-tuber. Green, who is born in 1977, is an amazing writing, who writes stories that resonate with young adults […]

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Haruki Murakami

Murakami is one of the few authors that leaves me speechless. I have read a couple of his fictional books and they always leave me in a vacuum because they are so abundant, full, accomplished in every facet that they leave an immense emptiness when I finished reading them. The period of emptiness persists until […]

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Henry Ward Beecher

It is amazing how some families count numerous influential members; the American Beecher clan is one of these. Lyman Beecher was one of the best known Calvinist ministers of his age, and among his children are Henry Ward Beecher (1813 – 1887) and Harriet Beecher Stowe (Uncle Tom’s Cabin). Henry Ward Beecher was educated at […]

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Q & A with Kylie Scott, author of Lick

Australian author Kylie Scott is a longtime fan of romance, rock music, and B-grade horror films. She is based in Queensland with her two children and husband – and she took the time to answer a few questions for Louise’s Home Library. Louise: Have you experienced prejudices from friends, family, or the public after writing […]

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Angela Carter

Angela Carter was her own woman, in my opinion, and her own author. Glancing over her bibliography as a journalist and novelist, I find evidence of Angela Carter writing what she wanted to, and but necessarily what her contemporaries did. Angela Carter was born in 1940 in England and raised by her maternal grandmother. Not […]

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W. Somerset Maugham

You got it, W! I totally agree with you. The only important thing in a book is the meaning that is has for you. I’ve always seen W as one of those authors that you were exposed to during school who looked, wrote and were dull, even despite of the sassy suits of the time, […]

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