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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
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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
J.K. Rowling
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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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Delirium  - Lauren Oliver

The second half of this book was much better than the first. I was incredibly bored with Lena and the whole situation in the beginning, but I was hooked by the time the climax rolled around. Even if I'm not a fan of Oliver's style here, or present tense, or Lena herself, Oliver really does know how to tell a story and engage a reader when push comes to shove. This is one of the few books where I could push aside my dislike of the writing in favor of still enjoying the story itself.