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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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Ready Player One

The quote on the cover of Ernest Cline’s Ready Player One (2011) is “Willy Wonka meets the Matrix”. The Matrix? Really?? It’s like the person who wrote that had no idea that full immersion/virtual reality exists outside of The Matrix… Come on dude, just like there is no spoon, there is no way this book is like The Matrix.

So let me try my own mash ups:

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Young Adult Novels: The Good and the Bad

I’m feeling rather lost today. I guess you could say lonely, like my best friend has just up and left the country. What do I do now? Do I try to make new friends? Or just sit here in silence contemplating all the good and bad times we shared, wiping away the tears that still linger on my cheeks. It was all over too quickly, the hours burned up as I pushed on faster and faster, wrapped in a duvet that twisted annoyingly round my bunched up legs. My eyes hurting but refusing to close. Click me for more!