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Book reviews and thoughts on literature

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The Year of Yes, Shonda Rhimes

Fun fact: I’ve watched five episodes of Grey’s Anatomy in my life.

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Commonwealth, Ann Patchett

New year new me.

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The Girls by Emma Cline

This one is a bit of a trip y’all.

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Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? Mindy Kaling

Y’all. Seriously. You have to read this book.

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No Country For Old Men, Cormac McCarthy

Blood and guts and more blood and some more guts. And literary genius.

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Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell, Susanna Clarke

Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell is more than 900 pages, for context the audio version is 32 hours long. And yet at the end, I wished it had been longer.

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Quick Recommendations

I’m in the middle of Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell, and while I pride myself on being a quick reader, there’s only so much one person can do with a thousand pages. So while I’m¬†finishing I’m going to share a list of recommendations for books that I’ve read and absolutely loved.

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Diary, Chuck Palahniuk

What the heck did I just read.

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Mister Paradise, Tennessee Williams

I love plays. I love love love plays. Straight plays, musicals, reading scripts, watching shows, being involved in the production or watching one acts. If I could be anything, besides a wizard, I would be a play write.

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The Fall, Albert Camus

Are you ever listening to a friend and you feel like they’ve talked for ages without stopping? Our main character is like that, times ten, with lots of existentialism, realism, and modernism mixed in.

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