All posts tagged “reading

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Too Many Books

I store my classics on a bookshelf on the downstairs landing. These days, each time I pass, my eyes are drawn to two selections: Wuthering Heights and Dracula. It would be fun to read them again. But when would they fit into my to-read list… Read More

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Hooked on Heather O’Neill

When I started reading Heather O’Neill’s The Girl Who Was Saturday Night over Christmas, I was initially turned off. These were not people I could relate to, nor look up to. Although I grew up partly in Montreal, the areas frequented by these characters were… Read More

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Dark Places

While on spring break vacation to Bermuda, I finished another book that will serve as inspiration for my novel-in-progress: Dark Places by Gillian Flynn. While I loved Flynn’s runaway success Gone Girl (the book, not so much the movie), I found the characters in Flynn’s… Read More