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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 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, Book 17

Book 17, a book you own but haven’t read, Swing Time by Zadie Smith Zadie Smith is such a rich writer; she touches upon so many different themes in this novel that it’s hard to know where to begin when … Continue reading

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2017 Reading Challenge, Book 14

Book 14, a book based on a true story, Blonde by Joyce Carol Oates Joyce Carol Oates “ambitiously” takes on the saga of the American icon Marilyn Monroe and hits the mark with this take on the star’s tragic yet … Continue reading

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2017 Reading Challenge: Book 6

2017 Reading challenge, book 6, a book about female relationships, Cat’s Eye by Margaret Atwood Let me start by saying that Margaret Atwood is one of my favorite authors. I love her work, and one of the things I love … Continue reading

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2016 Reading Challenge: Book 50

Book 50: a book written by an author from your town, Asphodel by H.D. Hilda Doolittle, known by her pen name H.D., was an American writer from my hometown of Bethlehem, PA. H.D. wrote both poetry as well as prose and … Continue reading

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2016 Reading Challenge Book 47

Book 47, a book with non-human characters: The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula Le Guin “Light is the left hand of darkness and darkness the right hand of light. Two are one, life and death, lying together like lovers … Continue reading

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