Every Book, Ever*

*not actually every book, just the ones I remember reading. Also, only new ones I've read since I started this website, not all books I've ever read. I have a LOT of issues with focusing so every book read feels like a reason to celebrate. I read a lot of short stories online (especially horror) but they don't feel like they count, and neither do audiobooks so I will only count real, physical books here.

April 2023

read these:
- Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov,
- Coraline by Neil Gaiman,
- The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

I liked all of these... Lolita was beautifully written, so much so that I occasionally almost forgot the disgustingness of the topic, until it would be brought back with a vengeance. Coraline was good, though I knew the plot already since I've seen the movie a bunch of times. The Song of Achilles... I didn't think I'd like it at first but as I continued reading it just kept getting better. The ending was especially amazing!

May 2023

just one this time:
Cyberboy by Tanja de Jonge

I wouldn't call it a literary masterpiece or anything but I don't know, it kept me amused and it gave me an excuse to sit outside and read in the sun. The main character seemed very stupid though. He kept getting clues that his friend was a cyborg (spoilers. whatever. you're not going to read this book anyways) but only found it out near the end of the book.

June/July 2023

Couldn't bring myself to read... well, I started two books but haven't finished either yet. Maybe (hopefully) in August?

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