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May 2019
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When I saw this on NetGalley, I didn’t realize it was the second book in a series. After I finished it, I realized, embarrass...
reviewed: Ants Among Elephants by Sujatha Gidla
This is a fascinating family history: the author, who was born an untouchable in India, writes primarily a biography of her u...
Ants Among Elephants: An Untouchable Family and the Making of Modern India - Sujatha Gidla
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May 2019
13
reviewed: Crux by Jean Guerrero
This is a great memoir and family saga, and an intense one. At the center of it is the author’s relationship with her trouble...
Crux: A Cross-Border Memoir - Jean Guerrero
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reviewed: Lost Connections by Johann Hari
This is an important book that has the potential to change the way many people see the world. It’s about depression, but depr...
Lost Connections: Uncovering the Real Causes of Depression – and the Unexpected Solutions - Johann Hari
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Eva never really wanted to be a mother - and certainly not the mother of the unlovable boy who murdered seven of his fellow h...
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Happy Sunday! I was hoping to catch up with writing some reviews today but it was not to be. A friend from the US is in tow...
reviewed: She's Not There by Jennifer Finney Boylan
This is definitely an interesting book: the memoir of a transgender woman who made the transition in her early 40s, after mar...
She's Not There: A Life in Two Genders - Jennifer Finney Boylan
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May 2019
12
reviewed: The Blue Sky by Galsan Tschinag
This is an interesting, evocatively-written short book about the life of a young shepherd boy belonging to a nomadic people i...
By Galsan Tschinag The Blue Sky (First Trade Paper Edition) [Paperback] - Galsan Tschinag
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May 2019
05
text: World Books Challenge progress: 170 countries
I am nearing the end of my challenge to read a book primarily set in each country, and keeping track of my progress here! I h...
May 2019
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April 2019
30
reviewed: The True Queen by Zen Cho
This is a light, fun fantasy very much in line with its prequel, Sorcerer to the Crown. I’d forgotten most of that one, which...
The True Queen (Sorcerer Royal #2) - Zen Cho
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