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Beyond the Pages

Super obsessed with books, especially classics. Now spending the next 3 years of my life studying books. So now my life is basically one big mountain of books!
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BookLikes Reading Challenge: Beyond the Pages wants to read 100 books in 2014.
Beyond the Pages has read 79 book(s) out of 100 books in
2014 Reading Challenge
November 2014
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reviewed: The Catcher in the Rye
Honestly, this book was a disappointment. I hoped I'd like it more, but ultimately, I think the hype got to me a bit, and I k...
The Catcher in the Rye - J.D. Salinger
reviewed: Manhattan Transfer
Bustling, jumpy and intense. For me, Manhattan Transfer was a different reading experience than I'm used to, but in a good wa...
Manhattan Transfer - John Dos Passos
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November 2014
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October 2014
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October 2014
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reviewed: Dracula
I love it when books surprise you. Not with just a simple plot twist, but when the whole novel surprises you, through charact...
Dracula - Bram Stoker, Maurice Hindle, Christopher Frayling
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October 2014
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reviewed: The Shadow of the Wind (The Cemetery of Forgotten Books, #1)
I very rarely pick up random books to try, but browsing through my university library's leisure collection made me want to ta...
The Shadow of the Wind (The Cemetery of Forgotten Books, #1) - Carlos Ruiz Zafón, Lucia Graves
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July 2014
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June 2014
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February 2014
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reviewed: The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde was very different to what I expected. I guess I expected the length of the book ...
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde - Vladimir Nabokov, Dan Chaon, Robert Louis Stevenson
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February 2014
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reviewed: As You Like It
After reading Richard III and Othello recently, this light-hearted comedy seemed a bit tame. As You Like It is typically part...
As You Like It - William Shakespeare
reviewed: Hard Times
This novel actually really surprised me. Many reviews on Goodreads liken the title to the reading experience, one of pushing ...
Hard Times - Charles Dickens, Frederick Wakj
reviewed: One Day
Part of me really enjoyed One Day, the other part found it average, hence the 3 stars.The characterisation was very good, and...
One Day - David Nicholls
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February 2014
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reviewed: The Year of the Flood
After enjoying Oryx and Crake so much, I thought the series couldn't get any better. Instead, it grew and developed. I'm hone...
The Year of the Flood - Margaret Atwood
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