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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.

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Fingersmith
Juanita McMahon, Sarah Waters
The Road to Jonestown: Jim Jones and Peoples Temple
Jeff Guinn
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A Golden Age
Tahmima Anam
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Flowers for Algernon
Daniel Keyes
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The Haunting of Hill House
Shirley Jackson, Bernadette Dunne
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The Shuttle - progress 304/512 pg

The Shuttle - Frances Hodgson Burnett

He was really very fond of his temper, and rather enjoyed referring to it with tolerant regret as being a bad one and beyond his control - with a manner which suggested that the attribute was the inevitable result of strength of character and masculine spirit. The luxury of giving way to it was a great one, and it was exasperating as he walked about with this handsome girl to find himself beginning to suspect that, where she was concerned, some self-control might be necessary.