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MEMOIRS | April Wrap-Up

Remember that time where I said I wouldn’t over-burden myself by trying to read too many books this month. Yea, I definitely didn’t do that thing I said I wouldn’t do…

Ok fine. I did. I read ten books in April (what is wrong with me??). Seven of the ten were part of April’s non-fiction reading theme, and below is a mini wrap-up of each of them. Let’s see if I can even still remember …

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You are classic and compact, my own little Natalie Portman circa the end of the movie closer, when  she’s fresh-faced and done with the bad British guys and going home to America. You’ve come home to me, delivered at last, on a Tuesday, 10:06 A.M.

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Empire of Storms

First of all I want to say that I am so glad I read The Assassin’s Blade last month in preparation for this release. I’ve never been one to read the novellas that are oh so trend for authors to write at the moment. The little slices of story that show a different character’s perspective or an off-shoot plotpoint not covered in the main series. Never interested. But in the case of Throne of Glass, READ THE SHORT STORIES.

Ok, now that that’s out of the way we can continue.

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The Rest of Us Just Live Here

The indie kids, huh? (…) always the ones who end up being the Chosen One when the vampires come calling (…) They’re too cool to ever go to prom or listen to music other than jazz while reading poetry. They’ve always got some story going on that they’re the heroes of. The rest of us just have to live here, hovering around the edges, left out of it all, for the most part.

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Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

I know this sounds ridiculous but I’m going to say it anyway. I put off reading Ransom Riggs’ Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children because I hated the Shatter Me series by Tahereh Mafi. Yup, I judged one author’s work based on his marital status to another author… Classy.

But the great reviews, and the found photos that are so integral to the text, eventually reeled me in.

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