Monthly Archives: June 2016

2016 Reading Challenge: Book 25

A book with a number in the title: A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini Spoiler Alert! A stunning masterpiece by Hosseini—I could not put this book down. Although it is full of tragedy, it is written so beautifully that … Continue reading

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2016 Reading Challenge: Book 24

A book you like based on the cover: Me Before You by JoJo Moyes Prepare yourselves…this is one of the ultimate chicklit tear-jerker novels I have read in a long, long time. Get the tissues ready! I am looking forward to watching … Continue reading

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2016 Reading Challenge: Book 23

A translated book: The Hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo My first reaction—for being a titular character, Quasimodo (the Hunchback) really does not get much face time with the reader. I (falsely) believed that this story would revolve more … Continue reading

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2016 Reading Challenge: Book 22

A Graphic Novel: The Complete Maus by Art Spiegelman In this graphic novel, Art Spiegleman illustrates his father Vladek Spiegleman’s life before, during, and after surviving World War II as a Jewish prisoner. He depicts the insidiousness of the Nazi … Continue reading

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2016 Reading Challenge: Book 21

A funny book: Sh*t my dad says by Justin Halpern Very rarely do I come across a book that actually makes me laugh out loud…but add this one to the list! I sat down to read this, unsure of what … Continue reading

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