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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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2016 Reading Challenge: Book 45

Book 45: A book that won the Pulitzer prize, All the King’s Men by Robert Penn Warren In graduate school, we read Night Rider in one of my classes. Once I realized it had nothing to do with the television … Continue reading

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2016 Reading Challenge: Book 14

A Trilogy: All Souls by Deborah Harkness, Book 2: Shadow of Night Shadow of the Night is book two in the All souls trilogy. After a long, drawn out first book, which I gave lukewarm reviews, I had hoped book … Continue reading

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2016 Reading Challenge: Book 12

A banned book: Fanny Hill, or Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure by John Cleland I am still blushing from my reading experience with this novel, so please be still my trembling heart as I write this humble review… This … Continue reading

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2016 Reading Challenge: Book 11

A book from your childhood: The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett   Revisiting this novel was a pleasant walk down memory lane. I believe this was the first chapter book I ever read as a very young girl, and … Continue reading

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2016 Reading Challenge : Book 10

A book based on a true story: The Reservoir by John Milliken Thompson I always love a good murder mystery…and it’s even better when it’s based on a true story. The plot intrigued me (and I’m not going to lie, … Continue reading

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2016 Reading Challenge: Book 9

A book set in High School: Forever by Judy Blume Let me start by saying that Judy Blume was an important influence upon my childhood. I remember reading her books as a kid, and they answered so many of the … Continue reading

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