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Currently reading

Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape, and the Making of Winston Churchill
Candice Millard
A Passion for Books: A Book Lover's Treasury of Stories, Essays, Humor, Love and Lists on Collecting, Reading, Borrowing, Lending, Caring for, and Appreciating Books
Rob Kaplan, Harold Rabinowitz
The Shell Seekers
Rosamunde Pilcher
Progress: 344/582 pages
Challenge Participant Professional Reader 80%

Reading progress update: I've read 54%.

Longbourn - Jo Baker

With a main character who has more TSTL moments than I can count on one hand, a hero who speaks in monosyllabic sentences, and a love triangle that seems to drag, I don't know how to feel about this book.  The author chose to make one part of the love triangle a mulatto young man. I know he's mullatto cuz they say it everytime, everytime he's on the page, just in case you forgot.  I guess the author did this to be different or to show how mixed race people fared back then. But she made him Lando Calrissian like sleazy. Seriously, I kept waiting for him to tell the main character Sarah she was so beautiful she truly belonged here among the clouds...


Maybe it's how it's being read?  I dunno.