June 26, 2013
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Book Review of Kimberly Derting’s “The Pledge” by Otessa Ghadar

  Book summary: In the violent country of Ludania, the classes are strictly divided by the language they speak. The smallest transgression, like looking a member of a higher class in the eye while they are speaking their native tongue, … Continue reading

June 20, 2013
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Book Review of Andrea K. Host’s “Caszandra” by Otessa Ghadar

  Book Summary: Cassandra Devlin doesn’t know what she’s for. But she knows she’s running out of time. Since Cass was rescued from the abandoned world of Muina, the Aussie teen has proven more than useful to the people of Tare. Expeditions … Continue reading

June 19, 2013
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Borne Ceaselessly into the Past… RIP Fitzgerald

Last month’s release of “The Great Gatsby (2013)” reignited America’s love affair with F. Scott Fitzgerald, doubling the percentage of his e-book sales in only a month. If you are a fan of Fitzgerald and a DC resident, his grave … Continue reading

June 13, 2013
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Book Review of Tracy Rozzlynn’s “Verita” by Otessa Ghadar

Verita by Tracy Rozzlynn. On Goodreads here. Book Summary: If your world suddenly crumbled, leaving you with nothing but heartache, would you risk your life for a chance at a new beginning on a new world? Brett Bradbury’s parents are dead, her … Continue reading

June 12, 2013
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Hashtags Coming to Facebook?!

Yup! It’s true. Clickable hashtags like those used on Twitter are coming to Facebook in the upcoming weeks. #crazy #itstrue #coming soon #betterbelieveit. Soon, all Facebook users will be able to have clickable hashtagged phrases and words in their status … Continue reading

June 11, 2013
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PHOTOS from PRIDE. Going Orange for the Tapestry !

This weekend the Orange Juice in Bishop’s Garden cast and crew launched the “Go Orange” campaign for the interactive new media Tapestry Project at the Capital Pride Parade.  Otessa essentially wants to celebrate the web as a safe space comprised of compassionate … Continue reading

June 10, 2013
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Sweet and Free Summer Treats @ Georgetown Cupcakes

We’re guessing everyone is trying to get in shape for summer, but it’s good to have a cheat day every once in a while. Georgetown Cupcakes is a local favorite due to their cute designer cupcakes made from fresh ingredients. … Continue reading