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Category Archive: Starter Packs

Most Memorable Dads

Poor dads! They are often overlooked. But with Father’s Day just around the corner, now’s the best time to look at some famous fathers in literature. So here you have it: the good, the bad and the in-between!   We’ll start off with the good dads, the ones anyone would love to have as a […]

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Poems for the Non-Poets

It’s old, nerdy, snobby, boring and hard… These are just some reasons why people dislike poetry. But we believe that there’s a poem-lover in everyone! Here are three poetry collections we think will change your minds about poetry!   Delights and Shadows by Ted Kooser Source: http://po.st/JXAnPC We start off with Ted Kooser, a poet […]

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Perfect Books for a Mother’s Day Gift

When it comes to choosing the right gift for your mother this Mother’s Day, books may not be the first thing on your mind. But instead of flowers or knick-knacks, a book may just be the most meaningful gift you can get for her. Source: http://gph.is/2c8VqOU You can even take it one step further by […]

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The Strongest Women in Comics

We’ve put together the best of the best for this list, so let’s celebrate girl power with comics’ strongest women! Have your favourites made the list?   Rogue Source: http://po.st/UfVUVw We’ll kick off with Rogue, one of the most beloved members of the X-Men. She has the insane ability to absorb the thoughts, memories, psyche […]

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Lyrical Prose You Can Sing Along To

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Have you ever read something that sounded as if they possessed a certain rhythm or sound? The same sort which you could find in a song. Source: http://gph.is/28Woqap Some of the sentences are quick, choppy and detached – similar to a staccato in music. Others flow so well like legato, binding and connecting every single […]

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