What did you read this year?
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This is my journey in books for 2018!
TOTALSI read 32,568 pages across 97 books
The End of the Affair
The Heart's Invisible Furies
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The Poisonwood Bible
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The Third Swimmer: A Novel
ANGELA’S AVERAGE RATING FOR 2018
Angela’s first review of the year
Although I appreciated the amount of research that went into this account of the little-known reign of terror against the Osage Indian tribe in the 1920s, I found the book to be dry and plodding. There were a lot of names and characters to remember and I was bored at times. On the other hand, I was appalled by the evil propagated against these peaceful people who obtained great wealth after oil was discovered under their land. How could this part ...more
Angela’s last review of the year
really liked it
A touching and engaging tale about a boy born with a rare congenital abnormality. Despite being ridiculed and bullied throughout his boyhood, Sam Hell grows up into a wonderful man thanks to his parents and two good friends. Unfortunately, the book becomes overly sentimental and sappy to the point of manipulative toward the end, and especially heavy handed with religion. Almost 4 stars.