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The book, "The Sunburnt Queen"'by Hazel Crampton, is about a 7 year old English girl who washed up on the Wild Coast of South Africa in the 1730's & was adopted by her rescuers. She grew to be a woman of astounding beauty & wisdom, becoming the Great Wife of a prince. So starting a dynasty that extends to many of today’s Xhosa royal families. Because of her recessive gene in the blood line, every now & then, a child in the area is born with bright blue eyes.

"Ha, yep. According to my Shakespeare Professor Shakespeare himself intended "Romeo and Juliet" to depict the fickleness of young "love." It's basically a tragic satire about two naive Teenagers."

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"In my world there would be as many public libraries as there are Starbucks." Henry Rollins sunnydaypublishin...

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20 Six-Word Stories true! No matter how tired I am in the morning, I still spend all night reading.

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For Selma In places like Selma, Alabama, Kids say, In places like Chicago and New York... In places like Chicago and New York Kids say, In places like London and Paris... In places like London and Paris Kids say, In places like Chicago and New York... Poem by Langston Hughes

"Be a Friend" poem by Edgar Albert Guest Be A Friend Be a friend. You don't need money; Just a disposition sunny; Just the wish to help another Get along some way or other; Just a kindly hand extended Out to one who's unbefriended; Just the will to give or lend, This will make you someone's friend.

17 Books To Read If You Liked "The Fault In Our Stars" - also add Sea of Tranquility by Katja Millay, Aristotle and Dante Discover The Secrets To The Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz, Dying To Know you by Aidan Chambers, Before I Die by Jenny Downham, Please Ignore Vera Dietz by A.S. King, What I Didn't Say by Keary Taylor, Paradise by Jill Alexander, Somebody Up There Hates You by Hollis Seamon, This Song Will Save Your Life by Leila Sales, As Simple As Snow by Gregory Galloway

Book nerd problem: Resisting the urge to pull out your book at social gatherings. When I feel the urge to read, I know it's time to go home.

a Toronto bookshop named Monkey's Paw debuted the BIBLIO-MAT, the world's first vending machine to dispense a randomly selected second hand book for the price of two Canadian dollars (see photo below). Stephen Fowler, owner of the Monkey's Paw, calls the BIBLIO-MAT an "antiquarian book randomizer," which makes sense given you never know what you're going to get.

Where Rainbows End by Cecelia Ahern will be adapted as the movie, Love, Rosie in 2015. What it's about: Childhood best friends Alex and Rosie are separated as teenagers when Alex's family moves from Ireland to America. Rosie feels lost and plans to join him in Boston, but a surprise pregnancy keeps her tied to Ireland, and they struggle to navigate true love. Who's starring: Lily Collins and Sam Claflin star in Love, Rosie, the film adaptation.

The Secret Scripture by Sebastian Barry will be a movie in 2015. What it's about: A 100-year-old mental patient, Roseanne McNulty investigates her past and unearths some troubling memories. Who's starring: Rooney Mara and Vanessa Redgrave will play the younger and older versions of Roseanne, respectively. Eric Bana, Theo James, and Jeremy Irons will costar.

The Martian by Andy Weir - soon to be a movie in Nov 2015. What it's about: Astronaut Mark Watney gets stranded on Mars and must survive alone while NASA tries to rescue him in this sci-fi novel. Who's starring: Matt Damon will play Mark Watney, while Jessica Chastain and Kristen Wiig will costar. Ridley Scott is directing.

38 Books Becoming 2015 Movies like Paper Towns by John Green, 50 Shades of Grey and The Ninth Life of Louis Drax.

Beach Library, would absolutely love this for a good summer read!

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Albert Einstein — 'The only thing that you absolutely have to know, is the location of the library.'

Love this iphone case that looks like a vintage book