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Goodreads refugee and wordpress blogger

 

“The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.”
― Voltaire

Currently reading

Magic Breaks
Ilona Andrews
The Golem and the Jinni: A Novel
Helene Wecker

Book advertising

I'm pretty sure I'm going to be avoiding any book whose blurb states a character needs to "seize her destiny." (or 'his.' I'm not sexist about it)

 

I recently had an email from someone promoting an indie book who wrote that, "XX writes with vigor and finesse, spinning a fantastic web of characters, allegories and thrilling escapes."

 

No.

Just no.