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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

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.