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Portable Magic

Reading, for me, is entertainment and an escape from the real world. But it can also inform and stretch the boundaries of the life I live.

Currently reading

Camino Island: A Novel
John Grisham
On Canaan's Side
Sebastian Barry
Progress: 182/272 pages
Flowers for Algernon
Daniel Keyes
Progress: 249/311 pages

The Haunting of Hill House - progress: 47%.

The Haunting of Hill House - Shirley Jackson,  Bernadette Dunne

'Perhaps we will have trouble sleeping at night,' the doctor said, and a little chill went around the table, darkening the light of the silver and the bright colors of the china, a little cloud that drifted through the dining room and brought Mrs. Dudley after it. 'It's five minutes of two,' Mrs. Dudley said.


Mrs. D is creepy as hell, but I feel more than a little sorry for her.