Monthly Archives: May 2017

2017 Reading Challenge, Book 27

A book at least 500 pages long, Outlander by Diana Gabaldon Confession time: I actually listened to this book on audio disk; I did not read it in the traditional sense. Normally, this feels a little like cheating to me, … Continue reading

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2017 Reading Challenge, Book 26

A book at least 100 years old, The Golden Ass by Apuleius I feel like I’m really failing here with the ancient literature, but I just couldn’t even finish this one. I got about a quarter of the way into … Continue reading

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2017 Reading Challenge, Book 25

  A translated book, Metamorphoses by Ovid As a young girl, I used to love reading about Greek mythology. The different Gods and Goddesses, and all of the tales of mayhem, tricksters, and romance fascinated me. Even when I was … Continue reading

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2017 Reading Challenge, Book 24

A book you read based on its cover, The Grass is Singing by Doris Lessing Set in South Africa, this novel artfully serves as a blunt, unrestrained examination of racial relations between the native Black majority and the White ruling … Continue reading

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2017 Reading Challenge, Book 23

A book with a one word title, Plainsong by Kent Haruf At its core, Plainsong is a series of vignettes portraying the good, the bad, and the ugly sides of small town living. Readers are privy to the thoughts and … Continue reading

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