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22: Swann's Way (In Search of Lost Time Volume 1) by Marcel Proust

I read In Search of Lost Time in the fall and enjoyed it hugely, but, weighed down as I was by my immense reading load that semester, I did not have time to sit back and savor it as much as I might have liked. 91 more words


Run Away

Book #19 completed

Run Away by Laura Salters

A friend of mine, (who loves Tumblr) discovered the blog of Laura Salters and introduced me to it. 164 more words


May Reviews: The Future for Curious People

The Future for Curious People by Gregory Sherl

I bought this book from Kramer Books in Washington D.C. off of a ‘Staff Picks’ shelf. This is my favorite way to choose books at an independent bookstore when I have no wishlist in mind. 781 more words


May Reviews: The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao – Junot Diaz

When I started this book, I was sure it was going to end up being my favorite book of the year. 383 more words


Finished another Shorty

Another book completed :)

Together, Apart by Natalie Martin

Yes it was a short book. A start and finish in one day guilty pleasure of a read. 128 more words


The Selection by Kiera Cass (The Selection #1)

Part of the 2015 Goodreads Challenge (17/52)

If you aren’t familiar with the plot of The Selection series, think of ABC’s reality show The Bachelor  347 more words


21: Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov

I still don’t understand the hype. I don’t know that it’s creepy so much as uncomfortable. It’s beautifully written, most of the time. But I don’t quite know what makes it  262 more words