Tag Archives: Religion

2017 Reading Challenge, Book 25

  A translated book, Metamorphoses by Ovid As a young girl, I used to love reading about Greek mythology. The different Gods and Goddesses, and all of the tales of mayhem, tricksters, and romance fascinated me. Even when I was … 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 2

 A book that makes you cry, Sarah’s Key by Tatiana De Rosnay My future MIL gave me this book to read about a year ago because I expressed my love of WWII stories to her. I felt sad that it … 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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2016 Reading Challenge: Book 38

Book 38: A book by an author you love, The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell Similar to his novel, Cloud Atlas, David Mitchell’s The Bone Clocks has a narrative structure consisting of several different characters’ perspectives threaded together to create … Continue reading

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