Reading Middlemarch in March

In March, I was inspired to read Middlemarch by George Eliot, all thanks to the wonderful people I follow on Instagram. During March, @hotcocoareads hosted a Middlemarch reading challenge that I, and other bookstagrammers, joined in on. I was a little hesitant to read a 900 page novel, but having other people reading it too…

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Two Mini Reviews: Bronte & Christie

In the past few weeks, I was able to finish Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte, and The Murder at the Vicarage by Agatha Christie. Both books I really enjoyed reading, and they are quite easy reads. Although I enjoyed them very much, both I had a few issues with. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte is…

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The Virgin Suicides Review

A few days ago I finally finished reading The Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides, and I was surprisingly impressed with it. At first, I didn’t think I would like it based on the narrative voice. I felt that the narrator was something I had to get used to, but overall it was an excellent read. The…

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Books I Didn’t Like

From time to time, we all encounter a book we just didn’t like. I usually like most of the books I read, and some I even love. So when I read a book that I don’t like, I always feel very disappointed, especially if the book was hyped. If I don’t like a book, I…

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August Wrap Up

August was definitely a good month in reading for me. I finished four books, and two plays. Here is the list of what I read: Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters and Seymour: An Introduction by J. D. Salinger – 4/5 The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde – 5/5 The Hobbit by J.…

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Two Mini Reviews

I recently finished reading The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde, and Raise High the Roofbeam Carpenters, and Seymour: An Introduction by J. D. Salinger. Although both these books were published many years ago, I thought I should still give them a little review. Books, poems, and short stories that are older don’t necessarily…

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