I just finished reading the Chronicles of Narnia. After sticking to an entire 7-book series, how did I celebrate?
By reading about drug addiction.
I needed something different, and, by golly, I got something different.
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The Horse and His Boy is the only book in the Chronicles of Narnia that doesn’t involve children from our world magically finding themselves in Narnia.
In the first book – The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe – there is a period of time near the end of the book when the four Pevensie siblings rule Narnia as Kings and Queens.
The Horse and His Boy is a story of a couple of children (not from our world), and a couple of talking horses, who have their own adventure during the period of time that Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy are ruling Narnia.
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I didn’t have any particular reason to pick up this book, other than my love of memoirs. I’d only ever seen Michael J. Fox in Back to the Future, and I only knew 2 things about him:
First, he was older than he looked while filming Back to the Future.
Second, he has Parkinson’s disease.
But I like learning about what life is like from different perspectives, so I figured I’d give Always Looking Up a chance.
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When I first started writing book reviews, I looked forward to the time when friends of mine would start recommending books for me to read.
Maybe they would want me to read something they loved, or maybe they’d want me to read a book they had wanted to read themselves so they’d know if it would be worth their time. Regardless, it seemed pretty exciting.
However, whenever I’m now given a book to read by somebody else I’m left feeling some variation of “Ah dang, I have so many other books I want to read first.” I don’t want to sound ungrateful for the suggestions, I just own a lot of books I haven’t read yet. I could always stop buying books temporarily, but that’s not really going to happen.
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