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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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Swan Song
Robert R. McCammon, Tom Stechschulte
Progress: 23 %
The Andromeda Strain
Michael Crichton
Progress: 107/288 pages
Flowers for Algernon
Daniel Keyes
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Fahrenheit 451★★★☆☆

Fahrenheit 451 - Ray Bradbury

Audiobook, Overdrive version. This is a book full of interesting ideas but sadly lacking in worldbuilding, believable characters, or logic. The plot holes are big enough to drive a firetruck through. I enjoyed Stephen Hoye's narrative stylings. The Shatner-worthy melodrama seemed to suit the prose well, with the constant exclamations of "God!", "My God!", and "Oh God!".