#TheReadingQuest Reading Challenge

I’ve never done a reading challenge before because I’m notoriously slow and kind of an unpredictable reader. Sometimes I can get through a massive book in a day or two. Sometimes a month or two (as you’ll see Tuesday). You never really know. But when I heard about this challenge (via The Chronicles of Danielle), I had to join in.

I hate magical realism.

I like contemporary. I’m not denying that. I definitely lean that way, but I’ve also enjoyed quite a few fantasies. I’m able to enjoy fantasies. But when the two collide, I find it revolting. Magical realism is a genre of fiction where something extraordinary occurs in an otherwise perfectly normal or mundane setting. The scene opens with Joe brushing his

10 “new to the queue” books.

I know I just did a post like this last month, but I’ve added a lot of books to my tbr thanks to many deals from Amazon and renewed interest in Star Wars. (Most of them are graphic novels because apparently that’s all I have time for these days.) This post is also inspired by Jamie’s “new the the queue”