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What am I reading?

I tend to read a bunch of books at once. I never know what I'll be in the mood for at any moment. Plus, there are so many things I want to be reading! Currently, I'm reading City on Fire, The Summer Prince, & The Witches: Salem, 1692.  

I've been reading City on Fire by Garth Risk Hallberg for almost three months. I almost don't know what I'll do when it's over.  I've enjoyed it as my nighttime ritual. The book reads so much like watching a tv show. I never feel unmoored if I haven't picked it up in a while. The plot is so interesting and complex. Very well researched on top of that. Each story is so fully investigated. This is a novel that is such a joy to read. 

As for The Summer Prince by Alaya Dawn Johnson, it's also been such a joy. I'm about halfway through and it just has wowed me every single page. The world building is admirable. She has created a totally new world and yet I find the familiar within so easily. Lovely prose meets mystery and action.

The Witches: Salem, 1692 by Stacy Schiff is only ok so far. But I'm only about a quarter of the way through and I have high hopes for it. 

 

So, that's my current reading life. What are you reading?

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