lady_green_bat (lady_green_bat) wrote in 50bookchallenge,

October Reading: 168-192/200

Foxy: My Life in Three Acts by Pam Grier
Pemberley Ranch (reread) by Jack Caldwell
The Fall of the Hotel Dumort by Cassandra Clare
The House of Hades by Rick Riordan
The Promise Parts 1, 2, and 3 by Gene Luen Yang
How to Entice an Enchantress by Karen Hawkins

I love Pam Grier. This is a hard to put down piece of writing about a very strong woman, however while reading about her ability to perservere I couldn't help but believe that Ms Grier has many personal problems that she really has not dealt with. I don't know if it can all stem from her sexual abuse as a young child though I'm sure that plays a large part. I suppose what I found so frustrating is that this beautiful, talented, strong woman keeps choosing men who care much less for her than she does for them.

"A Judge of Their Characters", "The Suitors", and "Their Share of Vexations" by Lucrezia
"Inferno" by MizJoely
"The Diary of Clarissa Moriarty" by CeliaEquas
"Life is to be Enjoyed, Not Endured" by afteriwake
"Read this Truth" by ElixirBB
"The Devil Wears Westwood" by titebarnacle
"Teeth in the Grass" by Mrs. Monster
"Send Me The Thorns", and "The Falling" by PetraTodd
"Links of the Chain" by broomclosetkink
"Always Something" by Emcee
"Sustain" Parts 1, 2, and 3 by maybe_amanda and OneMilllionNine
"Out of the Ashes" by Twyla Mercedes

Oh if only all P&P fanfic can be as long and as well written as the works of Lucrezia. Sigh.

I've passed last years reading goal by quite a margin, however I'm not entirely pleased that it's because of the excessive amount of fanfic that I read this year--and have counted for 2013. There won't be any more of it counted for the rest of the year, nor will I include fanfiction in next years goal, which will still be 200 in an attempt to beat 172.
Tags: autobiography, fanfiction, manga, memoir, myth and legend, romance

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