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by Emily Spencer
Fri Jan 22, 2021 4:21 pm
Forum: Bulletin Board
Topic: Happy birthday, Iverian!
Replies: 11
Views: 68

Re: Happy birthday, Iverian!

Happiest of birthdays, Ivey!
by Emily Spencer
Tue Jan 19, 2021 3:37 pm
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Finish the Quote
Replies: 68
Views: 3116

Re: Finish the Quote

Our next quote in January is: I always knew I was an excellent liar; I just didn't know that I... From: Wither by Lauren DeStefano Finishing with: ...can wring tears from the hardest hearts.” From: T he Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss Ending up with: "I always knew I was an excellent liar; I ju...
by Emily Spencer
Sun Jan 17, 2021 5:23 pm
Forum: Bulletin Board
Topic: Happy Birthday, Arianna!!
Replies: 12
Views: 94

Happy Birthday, Arianna!!

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May your day be filled with all things happy and enjoyable!
by Emily Spencer
Thu Jan 14, 2021 5:43 am
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Finish the Quote
Replies: 68
Views: 3116

Re: Finish the Quote

Our next quote in January is: “Oh, the terrible struggle that I have had against... From Dracula by Bram Stoker Ending with: ...my better self–my good angel–I am bound to you with a strong attachment From Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte So it becomes: "Oh, the terrible struggle that I have had against...
by Emily Spencer
Mon Jan 11, 2021 5:27 am
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Winter Reading Challenge 2020/2021
Replies: 23
Views: 1231

Re: Winter Reading Challenge 2020/2021

This event is now over; thank you to everyone who participated. The following people met their pledge amounts and will receive a shiny new award to add to their collection: Louis Walles Prof. Tarma Amelia Black Emily Spencer Adaleine Shuster Maxim Trevelyan Iverian Gnash Mafalda Oswald Sirius Fudge ...
by Emily Spencer
Thu Jan 07, 2021 6:43 pm
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Book Trivia Game - Round Two
Replies: 14
Views: 1349

Re: Book Trivia Game - Round Two

60 beans sent to Amy Darvill for successfully answering all questions. Congrats, Amy!

Thus concludes this round of Book Trivia. Thank you to all who participated!
by Emily Spencer
Wed Jan 06, 2021 4:38 pm
Forum: The Bookshelf
Topic: Book Review-Before The Crown by Flora Harding
Replies: 0
Views: 48

Book Review-Before The Crown by Flora Harding

Title of Book: Before The Crown Author: Flora Harding Genre: Historical Fiction Series: No Brief Overview: The book is set before the time when Elizabeth II was not Queen Elizabeth but merely Princess Elizabeth. Though it deals mainly with the courtship between the young Princess and the dashing nav...
by Emily Spencer
Wed Jan 06, 2021 5:23 am
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Winter Reading Challenge 2020/2021
Replies: 23
Views: 1231

Re: Winter Reading Challenge 2020/2021

JUST A REMINDER, FOLKS:

The Winter Reading Challenge will conclude on January 10, 2021, at @11:59 PM HOL time. There are still a few days left to make your pledge.
by Emily Spencer
Wed Jan 06, 2021 5:19 am
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Finish the Quote
Replies: 68
Views: 3116

Re: Finish the Quote

Our first quote for January is: I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to... From: Little Women by Louisa May Alcott Finishing with: ...build the future by avenging the past. From: The Once and Future King by T.H. White So it becomes: "I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to bu...
by Emily Spencer
Sat Jan 02, 2021 11:07 pm
Forum: Ink Splatters
Topic: January Prompt-New Beginnings
Replies: 0
Views: 59

January Prompt-New Beginnings

Happy New Year, everyone! Time to throw out the old and bring in the new. (And frankly, with the year we've had, I am pretty darn glad of that fact B) ). You have several choices with this prompt: Option 1: Find a book that contains 'new' in the title and redesign a cover for it. Option 2: Find a bo...
by Emily Spencer
Sat Jan 02, 2021 10:54 pm
Forum: The Bookshelf
Topic: Book Review-Athena's Child by Hannah M. Lynn
Replies: 0
Views: 42

Book Review-Athena's Child by Hannah M. Lynn

Title of the Book: Athena's Child Author: Hannah M. Lynn Series: Yes ((1st in Trilogy) Genre: Fantasy/Mythology Brief Summary: In the tradition of Wicked by Gregory Maguire, Athena's Child deals with the person behind the legend. In this case, that happens to be the infamous Gorgon, Medusa. Not only...
by Emily Spencer
Tue Dec 29, 2020 8:48 pm
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Finish the Quote
Replies: 68
Views: 3116

Re: Finish the Quote

Our last quote for December is: In the fairy tales, the poor girl smiles when she becomes... From Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard Finishing with: ...the lunatic who is more intelligent than yourself From 1984 by George Orwell So it becomes: "In the fairy tales, the poor girl smiles when she becomes th...
by Emily Spencer
Tue Dec 22, 2020 3:05 pm
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Finish the Quote
Replies: 68
Views: 3116

Re: Finish the Quote

Our next quote for December is: I know that while you are pleased with yourself, you will think of us with... From Frankenstein by Mary Shelley Finishing with: ...editorials praising Dally From The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton So it becomes: "I know that while you are pleased with yourself, you will thi...
by Emily Spencer
Fri Dec 18, 2020 8:19 pm
Forum: Creative Outlet
Topic: Uranus - Pop Culture
Replies: 4
Views: 197

Re: Uranus - Pop Culture

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The image shows a blue stand mixer, a coffee mug with R2-D2 (yay Star Wars!), a box of salt, and a bottle brush.
by Emily Spencer
Fri Dec 18, 2020 6:46 pm
Forum: Creative Outlet
Topic: Uranus - Mythology
Replies: 3
Views: 256

Re: Uranus - Mythology

If I were fortunate enough to discover a planet, I would name it Metis . In Greek mythology, she is an Oceanid (Titan nymph) who is seen as the mother of wisdom and deep thought. Additionally, along with Eros, she is named as one of the primal cosmogenic forces, giving her dominion over the entire c...
by Emily Spencer
Fri Dec 18, 2020 5:46 pm
Forum: Creative Outlet
Topic: Uranus - Astronomy
Replies: 6
Views: 188

Re: Uranus - Astronomy

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by Emily Spencer
Fri Dec 18, 2020 3:07 pm
Forum: Bulletin Board
Topic: Happy Birthday, Fels
Replies: 7
Views: 312

Re: Happy Birthday, Fels

Happy birthday, Fels! I hope your day was as special as you are :D
by Emily Spencer
Tue Dec 15, 2020 10:13 pm
Forum: The Bookshelf
Topic: Book Review-Cinderella is Evil by Jamie Campbell
Replies: 0
Views: 81

Book Review-Cinderella is Evil by Jamie Campbell

Title of the Book: Cinderella is Evil Author: Jamie Campbell Series: Yes ((7 book series) Genre: Fantasy/Fairytale Retelling Brief Summary: The story is told from the POV of Anna, one of Cinderella's 'ugly' stepsisters. In this case, the stepsister is actually truly ugly, but in appearance only. Her...
by Emily Spencer
Tue Dec 15, 2020 3:24 pm
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Finish the Quote
Replies: 68
Views: 3116

Re: Finish the Quote

The next quote for December is: If only everyone inside the ball was as nice as you there would be... from Cinderella is Evil by Jamie Campbell finishing with beauty, painted on our porcelain, hanging on our walls, ringing through our stories From Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister by Gregory Maguire...
by Emily Spencer
Wed Dec 09, 2020 5:21 am
Forum: TV Talk
Topic: What to Watch....?
Replies: 6
Views: 1444

Re: What to Watch....?

Oddly, I was never the biggest tv person...and then I found Netflix. Consequently, I have (at long last) joined the ranks of people who enjoy their daily television fix. Granted, some of these are years old, but I'm enjoying them, so I guess that's what matters in the end. Currently, I'm watching Th...

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