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Reading Report for November 2012

I finished 12 books in November, of which one was a reread. They were my usual mixture of mysteries and romances, in addition to two memoirs and a book of urban legends.

One of the hallmarks of a good book is its ability to affect one‘s emotions, and I read a number of such books last month. Unfortunately only two of them awakened positive emotions, one (Beware of Cat) to make me feel happy and well-disposed towards humankind, and the other (Misery Loves Maggody) made me laugh out loud at the ridiculous and wonderfully stupid antics of the characters and the situations they got themselves into.

In one of the others I was annoyed with a clueless character and in another it was a masochistic lead character that got my goat.

However, it was Blood, Bones and Butter which really got me worked up. I closed that book full of negative feelings, a seething rage and just a bit of paranoia - come to think of it: not unlike the feelings of the author herself seem to have been at the point where s…