Monthly Archives: February 2017

2017 Reading Challenge, Book 13

Book 13, a book set in a different country, City of Women by David Gillham The entire plot of City of Women hangs on one important question–what would any of us do? In the last month, this is a question … Continue reading

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2017 Reading Challenge: Book 12

Reading Challenge, book 12, a classic romance: The Princess of Cleves by Madame de Lafayette Who doesn’t love a good romance during the most romantic month of the year? I picked this particular love story based on suggestions from Goodreads … Continue reading

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2017 Reading Challenge: Books 9,10,11

    Reading challenge books 9, 10, & 11, a trilogy, His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman I first heard about this trilogy back in 2007 when the film version of The Golden Compass hit theaters. I remember going to … Continue reading

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2017 Reading Challenge: Book 8

Reading challenge, book 8, a book with a love triangle: The Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy Thomas Hardy’s novels make me want to run away and live on the heath. His rich descriptions of the luscious vegetation, the … Continue reading

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2017 Reading Challenge: Book 7

Reading Challenge, book 7, a book set in high school, 13 Reasons Why by Jay Asher I am not a huge fan of most YA literature because the writing tends to drive me nuts. I hated teenagers when I was a … Continue reading

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2017 Reading Challenge: Book 6

2017 Reading challenge, book 6, a book about female relationships, Cat’s Eye by Margaret Atwood Let me start by saying that Margaret Atwood is one of my favorite authors. I love her work, and one of the things I love … Continue reading

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2017 Reading Challenge: Book 5

Reading Challenge, book 5, a classic: Robinson Crusoe by Daniel DeFoe Like nearly all young people, Robinson Crusoe decides to rebel against the wishes of his parents. They want him to settle into a nice, comfortable, middle class position in … Continue reading

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