Day: July 31, 2019

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BL-opoly: Robot Card for Square 17 (“Why?”)

Here’s my robot card selection: 1. Cary Elwes: As You Wish 2. Sarah Bakewell: At the Existentialist Café 3. Banine: Days in the Caucasus 4. Gertrude Bell: A Woman in Arabia 5. Nelson Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom 6. Helene Cooper: The House at Sugar Beach 7. Gerald Durrell: My Family and Other Animals 8. […]

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BL-opoly: Dice Roll #22

Rolling again as long as it’s still July 31 here: … which sends me to square 17: Why? — read a book that is non-fiction or a book with the word “why” in the title. I still have three novelty cards in my pocket and the game is slowly drawing to a close, so I’m […]

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Renée Ahdieh: The Wrath and the Dawn

DNF @ 146 out of 432 pages …. and I’m out. This is insufferable. Granted, I’m not the target audience to begin with.  But it’s not even the concept of “1001 Nights as a YA love story” that is putting me off the most, even though that does have at least something to do with […]

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