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Today was a day of finishing books. In true Adri fashion I have been reading two books at once over the past 3 weeks (not including the books I am reading for school. However, today both of these books came to an end.

The first, Half the Sky, was amazing and I recommend it highly to anyone who wants to read a little about the women of the world. While it is not for the faint of heart, it is one worth reading, if only to educate yourself.

The second was The Mysterious Benedict Society. I had heard that this was written in the vain of A Series of Unfortunate Events, which I loved, so of course I had to read it. I was a little disappointed (but of course I am a college senior reading a book meant for middle school students).

Mostly I am excited to have finished it because this means that I get to start Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky. This will be my first time with Dostoevsky but I have heard nothing of good things and I loved my last experience with Russian literature so I am really looking forward to this adventure. Also, I bought an absolutely awesome copy at a market a couple weekends ago… for all my fellow book lovers, it is like holding a little piece of heaven.


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