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Reading Through the Nyte

If it has pages, I will try to read it. Admittedly, I will not always succeed, as some books honestly do not deserve to be printed, not to mention finished. After reading them, I like telling people about books-- whether to avoid them or seek them out... and so it goes...

Currently reading

Good Omens: The Nice & Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch
Terry Pratchett, Neil Gaiman
My Antonia
Willa Cather
Bran New Death
Victoria Hamilton
Fate's Edge
Ilona Andrews
Brownies and Broomsticks
Bailey Cates
New Tricks
John Levitt
Espresso Shot
Cleo Coyle
Empress: A Novel
Shan Sa
Bitter Sweets - Roopa Farooki It starts when a young Indian man marries what he thinks is a sweet, well educated woman whom he can have as a friend, lover and partner, only to find he has married an underage, illiterate spoiled brat who only wanted his families money and caste in order to somehow become a Bollywood movie star. Lies begin this book and are the 5 THOUSAND POUND ANVIL that hammer at you from front to back, and from that generation, through their daughter and then the daughter's children.

Having a theme is a good thing in a book, but hammering your audience that cheating and lying will in the end destroy you, over and over and over made what could have been a good multi-generational story a bit tedious to read.