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I lost touch with books for about a decade because of life but thankfully I am able to return to this beautiful world. Eclectic mix from YA to erotica. I blame fanfic.

Currently reading

The Making of Asian America: A History
Erika Lee
The Museum of Extraordinary Things - Alice Hoffman

*spoilers*

I love the way Alice Hoffman writes. She finely weaves mystery, love and history together as though it was effortless. Her characterizations are raw and fragile but not without strength. I love both Coralie and Eddie.  I love how Alice Hoffman embrace magical mysticism, such as connecting the leads through dreams etc. It just sets her books apart and in a strange way makes history more real.  Yeah, I know that doesn't really make sense. What I mean is that life often feels like it has another layer, another dimension and Hoffman weaves that into her narrative beautifully.  This book juxtaposes both the beauty and cruelty of the human spirit. 

Highly recommended.