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2017 Reading Challenge, Book 50

A book about Christmas, The Christmas Box by Richard Paul Evans If I had to describe this book in one word, it would be trite. This book is absolutely, one hundred percent pandering to the lowest common denominator. It cashes … Continue reading

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2017 Reading Challenge, Book 47

A Gothic Horror Story, The Castle of Otranto by Horace Walpole I’m naming The Castle of Otranto my ‘WTF Did I Just Read’ book of the year. Of course, I mean this in the best possible way. The story is … Continue reading

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Reading Challenge 2017, Book 45

A book of short stories, Everything that Rises must Converge by Flannery O’Connor In general, I am not a short story gal. I love a good novel that I can really sink my teeth into. Flannery O’Connor, however, is the … Continue reading

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2017 Reading Challenge, Book 38

  A banned book, The Monk, by Matthew Lewis I chose this book because I was intrigued by the description. I have to admit, I thought it was going to be scandalous, like Marquis de Sade level scandal. I confess … Continue reading

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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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