Books My Age

Today’s post is a simple list post in honor of #AYearathon kicking off. This month’s theme is “translations,” but I read somewhere that one could also choose “books published the year you were born.”

So here we are folks, some books born in 1989:

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Pride and Prejudice

Ew. “Poetry is the food of love”

*insert massive eye roll*

Wait, wait… That’s not why we’re here? Oh, okay. Fine. I guess I’ll refrain from laughing at the language and romancing of the early 1800s.

Pride and Prejudice¬†is my first Jane Austen novel. My friends have been hounding me for years to read the thing (since I refuse to watch the thing when I haven’t read the thing) and I finally obliged.

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I’ve read my first sci-fi novel of 2017! *throws confetti* And it was about time travel! *more confetti*

I was so highly anticipating this book, and was, unfortunately, a tad underwhelmed. This is already the second time this year (it’s still January!) when book two of the duology didn’t make the cut for me. Maybe I’m just in a reading funk or something. I keep getting bored around the 300 page mark this year, so I’m going to try to read a shorter book next (aka, less than 500+ pages).

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24in48 updates

Here’s the homepage for 24in48

Hour Zero

  1. Where in the world are you reading from this weekend? The USA.
  2. Have you done the 24in48 readathon before? I have, once.
  3. Where did you hear about the readathon, if it is your first? (Twitter)
  4. What book are you most excited about reading this weekend? I’m starting my re-read of A Darker Shade of Magic today!
  5. Tell us something about yourself. My patronus is a stegosaurus.
  6. Remind us where to find you online this weekend. Here, on Twitter, Instagram, and Litsy (@piratesandpixiedust)

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