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    book club selection #3!

    Jun 01, 2010

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    it’s a new month and it’s time for a new book club selection! for this selection we went with something that is very different from our last two, but similar in its messages about freedom and happiness.  the book is called “succulent wild woman” by sark, and was recommended by a fp girl here at (…) Read more »

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    the perks of being a wallflower – part 4

    Apr 19, 2010

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    “maybe it’s good to put things in perspective, but sometimes, i think that the only perspective is to really be there.” “even if somebody else has it much worse, that doesn’t really change the fact that you have what you have.” “so, this is my life. and i want you to know that i am (…) Read more »

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    the perks of being a wallflower – part 3

    Apr 16, 2010

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    “you see things. you keep quiet about them. and you understand.” “so, i guess we are who we are for a lot of reasons. and maybe we’ll never know most of them. but even if we don’t have the power to choose where we come from, we can still choose where we go from there. (…) Read more »

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    Apr 14, 2010

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    i’ve seen a lot of different DIY bookmark projects but this one really stuck out – i love the “X marks the spot” and although it appears to just be fabric it’s actually a pretty sturdy little bookmark so you’d be able to use it for a long time. kootoyoo has a full tutorial for (…) Read more »

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    the perks of being a wallflower – part 2

    Apr 14, 2010

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    “sam tapped her hand on the steering wheel. patrick held his hand outside the car and made air waves. and i just sat between them. after the song finished, i said something. “i feel infinite.” “i walked over to the hill where we used to go and sled. there were a lot of little kids (…) Read more »

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    book club post: the perks of being a wallflower

    Apr 12, 2010

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    so i have finished reading the perks of being a wallflower and i must say that i am so glad we chose this book.  i had never read it before and i found it very moving and full of wisdom that is relevant not just to someone around the age of the narrator (a freshman (…) Read more »

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    book club selection #2

    Mar 29, 2010

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    for the next book club selection we have decided to read stephen chbosky’s the perks of being a wallflower.  we haven’t had the chance to read the book yet, and hope that if you have, you will read it again with us and perhaps you will take away something new or add to our experience.  (…) Read more »

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    book club update

    Mar 22, 2010

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    a little while ago i asked you all to vote on our next book club selection out of six choices that were picked from your suggestions when we first started the book club.  the winner of the vote was stephen chbosky’s “the perks of being a wallflower.” however we also received several comments from people (…) Read more »

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    vote for the next book club selection!

    Jan 18, 2010

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    well everyone…the time has come for us to choose our next book for the free people book club! this time around we want you to vote…we picked six books from the list of suggestions we got from our readers, a few of which many of you recommended.  check them out, and vote for your top (…) Read more »

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    on the road – final post

    Jan 04, 2010

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    well we have come to the end of our first book club selection, jack kerouac’s on the road. i’ve read the book several times, but this time i really took notice of the writing style.  kerouac got a lot of criticism for his skill as a writer due to the fact that it was written (…) Read more »

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    book club update!

    Dec 21, 2009

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    as i’m nearing the end of on the road i was inspired to take a look at the fashion of the beat generation.  beatniks were characterized by their rebellious spirit and anti-establishment, anti-materialistic philosophy, and they expressed this through stark and simple fashion.  jack kerouac and his crew wore old, ripped jeans and t-shirts because (…) Read more »

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    on the road: part two

    Dec 07, 2009

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    “what is that feeling when you’re driving away from people and they recede on the plain till you see their specks dispersing? – it’s the too-huge world vaulting us, and it’s good-by.  but we lean forward to the next crazy venture beneath the skies.” what did you all think of part two of on the (…) Read more »

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