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Weekend Reads (2)


The weekend is upon us and this is what I’m planning on reading. I started yesterday both The Wilds and The Vegetarian. The former is a tad bizarre but since they are short stories it doesn’t bother me too much and I can always stop reading and jump into another one. The Vegetarian, however, it’s proving to be as amazing as everybody else is claiming and I hope it continues to be so until the very end.

I think I might include “Weekend Reads” as a regular post on my blog because it shows you my reading week by week in addition to my monthly wrap ups. Also, I like doing them. They are short and sweet. I hope you enjoy them :)

What are you planning on reading this weekend?

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