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Book Review: "Under the Shade of the Banyan Tree"

In honor of World Poetry Day I'll be reviewing Simi K. Rao's collection of Poems, Rants and Short Stories, Under the Shade of the Banyan Tree. As I've mentioned before, reading poetry is a great step away from the classic novel and I really enjoy reading collections from different poets to get a taste of… Continue reading Book Review: "Under the Shade of the Banyan Tree"

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Book Review: “The Last Time We Say Goodbye”

Book thirty nine/forty of my 2019 Reading Challenge. Cynthia Hand's The Last Time We Say Goodbye This book was a little hard to read mainly because of the central element of the story being about a teen's suicide and how it affects those close to them. I think Cynthia Hand handles the touchy subject very… Continue reading Book Review: “The Last Time We Say Goodbye”

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Book Review: “Pumpkinheads”

Book thirty eight of my 2019 Reading Challenge. Rainbow Rowell's Pumpkinheads I've really enjoyed reading Rainbow Rowell's novels and when I found out she had a graphic novel coming out that was fall oriented I was very excited. And I wasn't disappointed. Rowell's writing paired with the illustrations is witty and fun and everything you… Continue reading Book Review: “Pumpkinheads”

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Book Review: “The Photography of Game of Thrones”

Book thirty seven of my 2019 Reading Challenge. The Photography of Game of Thrones So I became a Game of Thrones fan a little later in the game than most and you can read more about that in my blog post here. I managed to get the first seven seasons finished before the eighth premiered… Continue reading Book Review: “The Photography of Game of Thrones”

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Book Review: “The Paper Menagerie”

Book thirty six of my 2019 Reading Challenge. Ken Liu's The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories Short stories are always great to read because they're short and a quick to finish for most readers. They let you get a taste of a story without the commitment of an entire novel. Unfortunately, for me, a book… Continue reading Book Review: “The Paper Menagerie”

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Book Review: “Yes Please”

Book thirty five of my 2019 Reading Challenge. Amy Poehler's Yes Please I didn't think I'd like non-fiction and biographies in particular but with this reading challenge I wanted to try some new things. Amy Poehler's biography about her life as a comedian and mom was one that I enjoyed a lot. I mean, who… Continue reading Book Review: “Yes Please”