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The Upside of Taking Flight

I’d like to give off the impression that I’m a deep and cynical person (well, relatively deep, and cordially cynical, given my age,) but that’s rather hard to do when you’ve got a book and TV show that’s actually the media equivalent to- well- vanilla frosting. The kind that comes in a can, flavored radioactive blue and covered with sprinkles, that you eat straight out with a spoon when you have a bad day. But this what happens when one puts off a book blog until- checking watch- six hours and…See More
May 22
Cindy posted a blog post

Life in Motion

Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina is an autobiography by Misty Copeland. It's definitely outside of my usual genre; generally, I dislike nonfiction, or anything that doesn’t have significant fantasy elements and/or insane plot twists- but I actually ended up reading this one at a pretty fast pace.Copeland is a ballerina, not a writer, so her story reads like one. The prose could be described as loose, not elegant, exactly, the way pointe shoes are flitting across the stage- but it…See More
May 16
Cindy replied to Russ Anderson's discussion Writers Week XXIII Day 2
"Writer's Week is continuing to be awesome, and I loved the faculty's work today. I liked how there were a variety of moods to the faculty pieces- Mr. Dawson's was pretty funny and lighthearted, even though it was about a murder…"
Feb 7
Cindy posted a blog post

This Is How We Fight

 All the Light We Cannot SeeAnthony Doerr a world torn by war, a yawning chasmstretching between allies and axis, a worldfilled with blood and ammunition. dust covers the sun, the light, the earth, and herebetween the pages, a story of two peoplewho stand on opposite sides with hands extendedacross the dust. a girl. name: marie-laure. sight: blind,her world of color slowly blotted out with gray.her father is a locksmith, and heholds the key to everythingexcept for maybe the key that could stop…See More
Aug 29, 2016
Cindy is now a member of The Fremd High School English Ning
Aug 23, 2016

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The Upside of Taking Flight

Posted on May 19, 2017 at 9:19pm 0 Comments

I’d like to give off the impression that I’m a deep and cynical person (well, relatively deep, and cordially cynical, given my age,) but that’s rather hard to do when you’ve got a book and TV show that’s actually the media equivalent to- well- vanilla frosting. The kind that comes in a can, flavored radioactive blue and covered with sprinkles, that you eat straight out with a spoon when you have a bad day. But this what happens when one puts off a…

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Life in Motion

Posted on April 10, 2017 at 10:30pm 0 Comments

Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina is an autobiography by Misty Copeland. It's definitely outside of my usual genre; generally, I dislike nonfiction, or anything that doesn’t have significant fantasy elements and/or insane plot twists- but I actually ended up reading this one at a pretty fast pace.

Copeland is a ballerina, not a writer, so her story reads like one. The prose could be described as loose, not…

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The Sun Is Also A Star

Posted on January 12, 2017 at 10:30pm 0 Comments

The Secret Keepers

Posted on October 23, 2016 at 6:00pm 0 Comments

The Secret Keepers, by Trenton Lee Stewart…

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