Spider’s Revenge by Jennifer Estep

Spiders revenge.jpgSpider’s Revenge by Jennifer Estep

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Happy International Literacy Day! You know I love my obscure holidays, but this one has been around for a while in 1966 the UNESCO center founded International Literacy Day to help spread the word about an international crisis, illiteracy. Thomas Jefferson said, “An educated citizenry is a vital requisite for our survival as a free people.” I take this quote to heart in all my efforts, whether they be here with this blog, in my community with my non-profit, or even at work and home. This year UNESCO’s theme for International Literacy Day is creating a culture of literacy. Continue reading

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Wicked by Gregory MaGuire

Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West By Gregory Maguire

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I finally finished a book I’ve been wanting to read for years, Wicked by Gregory Maguire. I have wanted to read this book since I realized there was a musical, which made it a perfect fit for my 2018 Pop Sugar reading challenge category: a book made into a musical. I already have this book on my bookshelf from when I borrowed it from my mother many years ago. I dove in shortly before my vacation to Florida this spring, and let it keep me up late each night during my vacation. What’s better than a reading vacation? Continue reading

Beautiful Oblivion by Jamie McGuire

beautiful OblivionmBeautiful Oblivion by Jamie McGuire

 

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Beautiful Oblivion fit the challenge category “bestseller from a genre I don’t read much.” It is an Adult Fiction novel, full of romance, suspense, and emotionally available bad boys. I had to search genres and then choose one that I don’t read much, because I read such a wide variety. Aside from this challenge, I can’t think of a time when I’ve been drawn to Adult Fiction as Sci-fi and teen fantasy or more my cup of tea. From there I simply googled “bestsellers in adult fiction” and picked the cover I liked  best. I’m simple what can I say.  I downloaded this audio book from my library’s online database on Overdrive, and listened to it while I worked on spreadsheets at my internship last summer. Continue reading