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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

I Almost Forgot About You
Terry McMillan
Progress: 42 %
The Gates of the Alamo
Stephen Harrigan
I am No One You Know
Joyce Carol Oates
Progress: 17 %
The Return of the King
J.R.R. Tolkien, Rob Inglis
Progress: 35 %

Bad Monkey ★☆☆☆☆

Bad Monkey - Carl Hiaasen, Arte Johnson

Abandoned at 21% completed. This is supposed to be an irreverent spoof of a murder mystery, but I felt the lighthearted approach to the main character sodomizing his lover's husband with a vacuum cleaner attachment was simply too offensive to continue reading. Two topics that I can't tolerate being used for humor are sexual assault and family violence.