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My least favorite part of travel is always the “getting there” stage. whether by plane , train, or bus being stuck in a tiny seat and surrounded by strangers is never very comfortable. Luckily , I’ve found that another passion of mine – reading – is the perfect pastime. The hours seem to melt away and I can block everything and everyone out.
Here’s what I’ve been reading while in transit .
Midnight Riot by Ben Aaronovitch
A bi-racial detective discovers he can use magic and must develop his skills as a demonic force causes the faces of London’s innocents to fall off.
I liked it so much that I already have the sequel , Moons Over Soho, packed in my bag for the next flight.
Half-Bad by Sally Green
A product of a good white witch and the most evil black witch , a boy has to fight through a childhood of torture to figure out where he belongs.
This was gory and entertaining but I don’t know if I liked it enough to pick up the second book in the series.
The Hiding Place BY Corrie Ten Boom
The true story of Corrie Ten Boom, a Christian who was sent to a concentration camp for hiding Jews in her home during the Nazi occupation of Holland.
I read this once in middle school but decided to have a reread after visiting the house in Amsterdam. I would recommend reading this on a long overnight trip, when there’s plenty of time to think and the darkness will hide any tears.
What have you all been reading?