What did you read this year?
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This is my journey in books for 2018!
TOTALSI read 30,708 pages across 84 books
Existentialism is a Humanism
World Without End
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The Book Thief
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Children of Paradise
SCOTT’S AVERAGE RATING FOR 2018
Scott’s first review of the year
really liked it
I can tell why this book is so loved by so many. It’s a wonderfully written tale that encapsulates both a single day and an entire life in particular time and place in America. It’s told from three perspectives: Jojo, a thirteen year old half black boy struggling to understand what it means to be a man; Leonie, his mother who should clearly never have become one; and Richie, the ghost of friend and fellow inmate of Jojo’s grandfather.
Scott’s last review of the year
it was amazing
What did I just read? I am literally floored. This book is so good it hurts. The plot is summarized easily enough. Thomas Senlin is a tourist who has come to visit the Tower of Babel with his new young wife on their honeymoon. Moments after arriving they are separated by a thronging crowd. This is a world poised at the beginning of the industrial revolution so no phones or anything. To track down his wife he must enter the tower and proceed with ...more