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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 Bungalow Mystery
P.M. Carlson, Russell H. Tandy, Carolyn Keene
The Remains of the Day
Kazuo Ishiguro, Simon Prebble
Duel of Eagles: The Mexican and U.S. Fight for the Alamo
Jeff Long
Progress: 11/431 pages
The Secret of Shadow Ranch
Carolyn Keene
I am No One You Know
Joyce Carol Oates
The Return of the King
J.R.R. Tolkien, Rob Inglis
Progress: 13 %

Cuckoo's Calling update: I've read 15%.

The Cuckoo's Calling - Robert Galbraith

I'm liking both protags and the teasingly slow reveal of their characters and backgrounds. The private eye's very conscious and rather defensive attempts to avoid even the appearance of sexual harassment with his secretary is kind of funny, throwing the stereotypical macho PI attitude on its face.