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Thalia @ Pictures in the Words

I'm Thalia! I run a book blog called Pictures in the Words and I hope to be an editor for YA fiction. I'm a GoodReads refugee!

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The Martian
Andy Weir
Progress: 31/369 pages
The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien
J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien, Humphrey Carpenter
Progress: 193/432 pages
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
J.K. Rowling
Progress: 43/766 pages
The Children of Húrin
J.R.R. Tolkien, J.R.R. Tolkien
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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
J.K. Rowling
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Never Eighteen
Megan Bostic
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Finished!

The Return of the King  - J.R.R. Tolkien

So, yes, I really did finish this before I started my ragtag adventure through Hold Still. And...well, I cheated a little bit. I fully admit to skipping large sections of the "language" appendix. It was just so much on how certain letter combinations were supposed to be pronounced, and I was reading out loud, and it was difficult to slog through when the examples made absolutely no sense to me whatsoever, and I still pronounce things the way I think they should be pronounced, even if I'm totally wrong, so...yeah. Oops.

 

I did read about language in the cultures, though. I just passed over the technical stuff. I feel a little bad about that, but...not enough to go back and read it, hahah.

 

Genius read. <3