Required School Reads I liked

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    The end of August is near us and with the end of August comes the end of Summer and the start of school. So, I decided to tell you guys some books that I had to read in school that I actually liked. This list will include both books I read in High School and College. Now let’s get into this list.

1)  Antigone by Sophocles 

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“The curse placed on Oedipus lingers and haunts a younger generation in this new and brilliant translation of Sophocles’ classic drama. The daughter of Oedipus and Jocasta, Antigone is an unconventional heroine who pits her beliefs against the King of Thebes in a bloody test of wills that leaves few unharmed. Emotions fly as she challenges the king for the right to bury her own brother. Determined but doomed, Antigone shows her inner strength throughout the play.” – GoodReads Continue reading “Required School Reads I liked”

Oh My Fairytales 2: The Snow Queen by Hans Christian Andersen

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Now I know I haven’t done an Oh My Fairytales post in a  looooooong time. Thankfully the wait is over since I have read a The Snow Queen. So here is the deal a few weeks ago Stealing Snow by Danielle Paige was released. Stealing Snow is a Snow Queen retelling so I had to read the original fairy tale before starting Stealing Snow. I wanted to be able to pick out the similarities and differences while reading Stealing Snow. Here are my thoughts… Continue reading “Oh My Fairytales 2: The Snow Queen by Hans Christian Andersen”