Tag Archives: Gender

2016 Reading Challenge: Book 33

Book 33, a book at the bottom of your list, People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks To summarize, this novel is basically any historian’s daydreams realized. How often have you held a very old object in your hands and … Continue reading

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2016 Reading Challenge: Book 30

A popular author’s first book: A Time to Kill by John Grisham Believe it or not, I have never read a novel by John Grisham. I don’t tend to read ‘popular fiction’ so although I knew his name, I have … Continue reading

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2016 Reading Challenge: Book 29

Book 28: A book you can read in a day, Adultery by Paulo Coelho It’s quite funny that I chose this for my ‘book I could read in a day’ because it took weeks for me to finish this novel. … Continue reading

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2016 Reading Challenge: Book 27

Book 26: A book older than 100 years, Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe Uncle Tom’s Cabin is one of the most widely known novels in the American literary tradition. When published, it was the best-selling novel of the … Continue reading

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2016 Reading Challenge: Book 25

A book with a number in the title: A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini Spoiler Alert! A stunning masterpiece by Hosseini—I could not put this book down. Although it is full of tragedy, it is written so beautifully that … Continue reading

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2016 Reading Challenge: Book 18

A mystery/thriller: In Cold Blood by Truman Capote I chose this classic by Capote because I love reading true crime stories; I know it’s a bit morbid, but I find it interesting to read about events that happened in real … 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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