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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 21

A book by a new author, The Mothers by Brit Bennett This novel was like a breath of fresh air. Something about Bennett’s writing style just feels new and different from the things I’ve been reading lately. I fell into her … 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 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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2016 Reading Challenge: Book 51

Book 51, a book by a new author, The Last Days of Rabbit Hayes by Anna McPartin In some respects, I am very glad that I saved this book until the very end of my challenge. I have personally undergone … Continue reading

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2016 Reading Challenge: Book 49

Book 49: A book with 500 pages, Don Quixote by Cervantes Don Quixote is one of those massive, intimidating novels that has sat on my bookshelves for over a decade in the “to read someday” pile. Being of Spanish descent, … Continue reading

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2016 Reading Challenge: Book 41

Book 41: a book you own but didn’t read, The Known World by Edward P. Jones This ambitious, sweeping narrative poignantly explores the complex yet visceral world of slavery and race relations in antebellum Manchester County, Virginia. While the story is … Continue reading

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