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I was introduced to books in 5th Grade when our teacher read us A Wrinkle In Time. Never really looked back.

Currently reading

Embassytown
China MiƩville
Progress: 189/345 pages
Bossypants
Tina Fey
The Split Second (The Seems Series #2)
Michael Wexler, John Hulme
A Tree Full of Angels: Seeing the Holy in the Ordinary
Macrina Wiederkehr
Creative Thinkering: Putting Your Imagination to Work
Michael Michalko
The Android's Dream
John Scalzi
Waking Up Screaming: Haunting Tales of Terror
H.P. Lovecraft, Denise L. Fitzer
Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers
Mary Roach
Naked
David Sedaris
Lud-in-the-Mist
Hope Mirrlees
Catching Fire - Suzanne  Collins The Hunger Games was shocking, exciting, and left me feeling bad for having liked it. Catching Fire cannot duplicate those effects. However, here the excitement is more subdued, and the shock factor is gone. I'll still admit to a good story, at least for a while...

This is a pretty typical middle-book of a trilogy where the first third rewinds where we are, the middle continues the story, and then just as the story gets interesting, you realize you are just being set up for the cliff-hanger lead-in to the final book.

I was told I had to read this book to help understand where the story arc was going. I will agree, but now that I have seen, I am not sure I need to bother reading the conclusion.