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I never usually set myself reading challenges, but in 2015 I decided that I would try one, just to see if it fit. I decided to try and read 100 books. “Why 100?” you ask. Who knows. It seemed like a big number. I don’t think I had ever read 100 books in a year before. I think I’ve read 50. I could have probably opted for 75, but it didn’t seem big enough to be a challenge.


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Very solid but overall frustrating novel which leans too much into twist territory in the final third, drawing out some revelations, and withholding others.

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“He'd tell me love was like the chicken pox, a thing to get through early because it could really kill you in your later years.”
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