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2 January
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Force-Read Me

Book Challenge 2012 Here’s the dealio. I thought it would be fun to let you all tell me what to read in 2012. I’ve resolved to read 30 (magical) books this year—as part of the 2012 Reading Challenge on Goodreads.com. I often have a hard time deciding what to read […]

13 December
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Book Review: A Discovery of Witches

A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness My rating: 3 of 5 stars I’m very proud of myself for enduring the first 80% of the book. I was finally rewarded with the only worthwhile developments and relevant action in the whole story, but that was only in the last quarter […]

1 December
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Book Review: The Astonishing Stereoscope

The Astonishing Stereoscopeby Jane LangtonMy rating: 4 of 5 stars Such an interesting book for it’s time. Set in the 50’s and written in the 70’s it tackles issues of religion, atheism, philosophy, mythology, magic, illusion, education, science, finances, politics, ethics, biology, evolution, and more. These themes are very reminiscent […]

10 November
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Literary Blasphemy of Biblical Proportions

This absurdly long post post originally began—as so many of my absurdly long posts do—as a comment. (Take a moment to absorb the horror.) I was on Goodreads.com, adding a few more books to my Bibliotheca, when I decided to add my Bible to the list. (Take a moment to […]

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