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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

The Hidden Staircase
Carolyn Keene
Progress: 63/128 pages
The Mayor of Casterbridge
Thomas Hardy
Progress: 89 %
Flowers for Algernon
Daniel Keyes
Progress: 289/311 pages

Reading progress update: I've read 5%.

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings - Maya Angelou

I'd forgotten how much I loved this, especially as read by Maya Angelou herself. Only 5% in and the illustration, over and over, of the basic human need for dignity, just tears at your heart.