Monthly Archives: August 2017

2017 Reading Challenge, Book 37

A book written by a female, The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot I am super excited to have read my first ever George Eliot novel! She has long been on my shelf, but I never got around to … Continue reading

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2017 Reading Challenge, Book 36

An Oprah book, The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead This novel centers on our heroine–Cora, a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. Whitehead doesn’t shy away from depicting the horrific (but accurate) life of slaves, and Cora’s lot is … Continue reading

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2017 Reading Challenge, Book 35

A Futuristic book, Cities in Flight by James Blish James Blish’s Cities in Flight is a series of four novels that documents Earth’s discovery of technology that allows them to achieve long distance space travel and the ramifications of Earthlings … Continue reading

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2017 Reading Challenge, Book 34

A book about race/identity, Absalom, Abasalom! by William Faulkner I have a long-lasting love affair with William Faulkner. It started back in college when I was working at the library shelving books. I caught a glimpse of As I Lay … Continue reading

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