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Peculiar Language

While reading Hollow City this month — with all its peculiar language — I could not help but think of J. R. R. Tolkien’s work for several reasons:  the battle between good and evil (obviously), the talking animals, the invisibility of particular characters, and the fictitious — yet somehow acceptable – language. For instance: ymbryne:  […]

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Winner of a Peculiar June Giveaway!

Thank you to all those who read with us and who entered for a chance to win. Special thanks to Quirk Books for providing a copy of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs for giveaway.   Congratulations   Stephanie S.   Our winner has been notified by email. Hope you all join us next […]

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Living in the Prison of Safe

One of the most peculiar things about human nature is this: we are addicted to safety. We love watching the psychopath’s shadow creep toward the shower curtain, raise the knife, then stab, stab, stab…blood down the drain. All while we munch on over-butterd popcorn from the relative “safety” of our sectional sofa. Of course, we […]

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