Tag Archives: Religion

2017 Reading Challenge, Book 34

A book about race/identity, Absalom, Abasalom! by William Faulkner I have a long-lasting love affair with William Faulkner. It started back in college when I was working at the library shelving books. I caught a glimpse of As I Lay … Continue reading

Posted in Reading Challenge | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

2017 Reading Challenge, Book 31

A book set in a place you’d visit, A Town like Alice, by Neville Shute Back in high school, I read Neville Shute’s novel On the Beach. It has haunted me ever since—literally, it haunted my dreams,—it gave me horrific … Continue reading

Posted in Reading Challenge | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Reading Challenge | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Reading Challenge, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Reading Challenge | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Reading Challenge | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Reading Challenge | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment