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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

I am No One You Know
Joyce Carol Oates
The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports
Jeff Passan
Progress: 153/368 pages

Cartwheel - Update: 38%.

Cartwheel - Jennifer duBois

Really mixed feelings so far. I'm enjoying the descriptive language and character development, but there's an awful lot of navel gazing. Unfortunately, that seems to be a common affliction of "literary" novels. Really bogs the story down, and I keep having to rewind because my attention wandered off in the middle of some long-winded introspection by one character or another.