I’ve done that for nearly all the books I’ve read; mystery novels, thrillers, the last Harry Potter. When I first read Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, I discovered a major character had died, called up my best friend to tell her, and she yelled at me in disbelief because she was on line to […]
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She always says, be careful what you think about, it’s bound to happen sooner or later.
“Goodbye, Vitamin” by Rachel Khong. I had ordered the book as part of my Book of the Month subscription, excited by the synopsis. While the novel gets off to a slow start early on, it begins to pick up the pace, and you can’t help but want to continue reading. There is a tender melancholy that […]