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2017 Reading Challenge, Book 42

A book written by someone younger than 30, Evelina by Fanny Burney This book made its way onto my 2017 challenge out of pure fan girl holdover from graduate school. I registered late my first semester of school and missed … Continue reading

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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

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2017 Reading Challenge, Book 28

A book with a number in the title, One Plus One, Jojo Moyes I can summarize my feelings about this book into a single word: disappointed. Coming off the coattails of the amazing, poignant Me Before You, I expected a … 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 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, Book 22

A Pulitzer winner, The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton *Review contains spoilers While I have labeled this novel as a Romance, I must warn readers that it definitely isn’t the type of story with a pleasant, happy ending. Be forewarned that this novel … Continue reading

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2017 Reading Challenge, Book 18

Book 18, A book with a color in the title, Girls in White Dresses by Jennifer Close This choice for my reading challenge came about out of pure curiosity; I have seen several of my friends reading this book and … Continue reading

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