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Marina by Carlos Ruiz Zafón 

I have read three books previous to Marina by Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Shadow of the Wind and it’s prequels, and I have liked them all well enough. Zafón has a way of writing that makes his books feel mysterious and … Continue reading

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The Piper’s Son by Melina Marchetta

My first book by Marchetta was Jellicoe Road, two years ago. I loved it but didn’t read anything else by Marchetta that year. Last year I read both Saving Francesca and Looking for Alibrandi, loving them both. I didn’t want … Continue reading

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The Fifth Wave by Rick Yancey

I started to write a review on Rick Yancey’s The Fifth Wave about five times, and it is killing me that I suck so bad at summarizing a plot without giving out too much or too little information. I have … Continue reading

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Looking back at the books

I set a goal in 2015 to read 52 books. Because I have a tendency to read the same kind of literature over and over again, mainly young adult fiction and preferably dystopias, I wanted to make it a bit … Continue reading

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A bookish post

Books I’ve read since last I wrote anything about books: The Legend series by Marie Lu – #2: a “classic” romance Boy and girl meet in dystopian society, blah blah blah. I’m not sure it’s a classic love story, but … Continue reading

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Some more books

I haven’t started reading anything new this past weekend because I felt like I needed something to match my latest book, and I’m not sure what that would be. I’ve got what is called a book hangover. I borrowed Half … Continue reading

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A well needed kick forward

Today I finally snapped out of whatever funk I’ve been in. I’ve filled a box with stuff to give away, and a large plastic bag with clothes to pass on to someone else, and I’ve thrown away two large bags … Continue reading

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