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Martel-Harper Challenge

Update 26 Jan 2009 My wrap-up post here. Dewey from the Hidden Side of Leaf is hosting Martel-Harper Challenge, which I cannot resist, despite my effort to not join any more challenge. But this only requires you to read 2 books in 3 months, so I’d think that’s feasible. Rules: Read 2 books (you sign […]

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Satrapi, Marjane

Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi

I LOVE this book! I’ve watched Persepolis movie twice and thought that the graphic novel would be just like the movie (good, but similar). But it’s not! It’s BETTER! The book discusses more sensitive topics around religion and the government in Iran. More social classes issues, more demonstrations, more cruelties. Satrapi is truly one of […]

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Forever by Judy Blume

Like I said last week, I was going to read Forever by Judy Blume in celebration of Banned Book Week. Forever is a teenager love story between Katherine and Michael, who grow to love each other, and once they’ve decided their love is forever, they make love. If you remember how it feels to be […]

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Satrapi, Marjane

Embroideries by Marjane Satrapi

I was looking for Persepolis for ages, but it’s always checked out at my library. A few days ago, not only did I find Persepolis (first, but not the second one), but also another graphic novel by Marjane Satrapi, called Embroideries. Embroideries is entertaining reading about the sex lives of Iranian women. After the afternoon […]

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Sunday Salon and Banned Book Week

I haven’t posted Sunday Salon for ages, I know. And it’s even Monday morning my time right now, but I’m sure it’s still Sunday at the other parts of the world 🙂 Sep 27 to Oct 4 2008 is the Banned Book Week. So to participate, I’ll read Forever by Judy Blume, one of The […]