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Binging on Byatt — #Books

Stanczyk  is binge reading Dame A.S. Byatt‘s books. This jester neglected reading Chabon & Byatt for far too long and I am remedying those omissions before the weather gets too nice. 12 more words

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Possession

★★★★☆

Possession
A.S. Byatt
(Free Choice)

What caused you to read the novel? What did you like about it?

My teacher recommended it. The cover spoke to me, so I decided to see if I would like it. 82 more words

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Reading Challenge #52: A Book Based on Mythology

Title: Ragnarok

Author: A.S. Byatt

How it fulfills the challenge: This book is an adaptation of the Norse end of the world myth (Ragnarok)

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Reading Challenge

Last Week's Reading: February 19-25

Lincoln in the Bardo, by George Saunders: I confess that this is the first George Saunders book I’ve read, and now I get what all the hype is about. 337 more words

Recommended Reading

Last Week's Reading: January 29-February 4

The Constitution of the United States: It seemed like a good time to give this a thorough re-read. Highly recommended.

The Djinn in the Nightingale’s Eye: Five Fairy Stories… 453 more words

Recommended Reading

Triple Choice Tuesday: Elle Thinks

Welcome to Triple Choice Tuesday. This is where I ask some of my favourite bloggers, writers and readers to share the names of three books that mean a lot to them. 648 more words

Triple Choice Tuesday

The Conjurer's Bird by Martin Davies

“Wonderful and heartbreaking all at once,” is how I described The Conjurer’s Bird by Martin Davies to my husband upon finishing the novel.

After I made the small mistake of starting a book about a taxidermist while eating lunch, I was rewarded with no further descriptions of the process and an incredible tale of love, loss, and discovery. 234 more words

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