Monthly Archives: May 2016

2016 Reading Challenge: Book 20

Book 20: A non-fiction book: In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler’s Berlin by Erik Larson Erik Larson has a talent for taking historical facts and framing them within a compelling narrative that keeps … Continue reading

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2016 Reading Challenge: Book 19

A book set in the future: Player Piano by Kurt Vonnegut. Kurt Vonnegut is one of my all-time favorite authors. You may have noticed that I snuck two of his books into my reading list this year (sneaky sneaky!). Vonnegut … Continue reading

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2016 Reading Challenge: Book 18

A mystery/thriller: In Cold Blood by Truman Capote I chose this classic by Capote because I love reading true crime stories; I know it’s a bit morbid, but I find it interesting to read about events that happened in real … Continue reading

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2016 Reading Challenge: Book 17

A book with magic: The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake by Aimee Bender Magical Realism is probably my favorite literary genre. When done well, it is truly a fun experience for a reader—you only need to suspend your disbelief to … Continue reading

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