Stranger Things Season 3 ~ “One Summer Can Change Everything.”

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E21532A9-29B2-4D9F-B351-05800203F77AJust in case Stranger Things fans weren’t already psyched for season three to drop on July 4th, Netflix shared a new trailer this morning. If you haven’t seen it, grab some Eggos and check it out below.

 

 

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book and world

If the real world were a book, it would never find a publisher. Overlong, detailed to the point of distraction—and ultimately, without a major resolution.

Jasper Fforde, Something Rotten (Thursday Next #4) 

A Natural Attraction: The Complete Story

“A Natural Attraction” is Pete’s latest tale and while it’s longer than his usual stories, and it doesn’t feature one of his famous twists, it’s another example of this excellent author’s ability to get inside your head.

*Trigger Warning*: I don’t want to reveal any spoilers, but please be aware that this story does include some dark social issues that could be distressing to some readers.

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This is all fifteen parts of my most recent fiction serial, in one post.
It is a long read, at 19,675 words.

*Some adult content later, and potential triggers.*

Roxanne.

Roxanne was going to try to do her make up for the second time. The floods of tears had ruined her first attempt, so she had cleaned it all off. Staring at her unadorned face in the mirror, eyes red and puffy, she had to wonder where all those years had gone. But there was little time to reflect this morning. The cars would be here soon, and there were people waiting quietly downstairs, their muffled muttering drifting up from the room below. She sniffed loudly, and reached for the foundation.

The teenage Roxanne McCarthy had been something of a catch. Her straw-coloured bob made her stand out from the crowd, and her curves caught the eye of all the…

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“Higher, Further, Faster”: The Curious Case Of Carol Danvers

Tomorrow is International Women’s Day, and the film debut of Captain Marvel. I can’t think of a better way to celebrate than sharing this wonderful tribute to Carol Danvers by Brad.

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Discover What Makes Her A Hero

Carol Danvers: “I want to go to college. I’ve been working part-time almost two years now, but I’m still way short of the tuition fees. I need a loan. You’re my last hope, Dad.”

Pa Danvers: “And my answer’s still no. We live well, Carol, but I’m no millionaire. I can afford to send one of you kids to college and it’s going to be your brother, Steve.”

Carol Danvers: “That’s not fair!” 

Pa Danvers:“Life isn’t fair, kitten. Besides, you don’t need college to find a good husband.

Carol Danvers: “Dad, who said I want to spend the rest of my life playing the happy homemaker?!” 

Pa Danvers: “Don’t take that tone of voice with me, young lady!” 

“Air Force?! Well, why the heck not?” the young teen Carol Danvers wonders, having stormed out of the family home after yet another…

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