What if book characters could blog?

Sarah at Hard Book Habit reminded me recently that Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie created a real-life version of Ifemelu's blog. I think it is a great way to extend the life of characters beyond the book and make the book itself never ending. As it is a Saturday and hopefully you all have a bit more time I …

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Quotes from Olive Kitteridge: A Novel in Stories – Elizabeth Strout

Olive is special and at the same time she’s like all of us, we’ve all done things we’re not proud of, been mean and even cruel, we all fail to understand what others hold against us. Sometimes we all just get lonely and yet we get on with our life, because what else is there …

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Olive Kitteridge: A Novel in Stories – Elizabeth Strout

Olive is not a nice person. She's a big woman both physically and psychologically. Overwhelming one may say. She has a gentle and kind husband and a troubled son and she towers over both of them. She's the teacher you were afraid of in primary school. The harsh one that once she had an opinion …

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