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All the Light we Cannot See

This morning I finished All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

I did enjoy the book, I enjoyed reading it, I enjoyed the story that was being told. 328 more words


Small Victory

Another Small Victory today, while slowing finding my way through other reads I finished a reading the Last of the supplementary Harry Potter books.

The Tales of Beedle the Bard – J.K Rowling… 292 more words


18: God Help the Child by Toni Morrison

I’ll be honest: Toni Morrison has done better. God Help the Child dwells on the ways adults ruin children, the way childhood ruins adults. The perversity of child abuse seems so prevalent one would imagine that every child has been raped. 154 more words


17: The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri

Writing all my feelings about this book would give away too much of the plot, so this will be a short post. By the end of the book, I was so invested in the characters, I was filled with anger when they got hurt and was cheering them on for life. 64 more words


Glass Bead Game by Hermann Hesse

Phew, it’s finally done. Glass Bead Game represented the point where my New Year’s Resolution to read a book every week for the duration of 2015 was thrown decidedly off track. 1,131 more words

Book A Week

Less Behind

Ok So what I’m about to talk about, may be seen as cheating by some, but the 52 Book Challenge is very open to individual interpretation, and as a personal challenge rules are set individually by the participant. 186 more words


16: Hamlet by William Shakespeare (Or "In which I discover that Chuck Bass is Hamlet")

Author’s note: Consider this post as you might a sci-fi novel, say: it is an ideas piece, not a writing piece.

What can you really say about  202 more words