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Mary's Books

I have loved to read since I was little. I would borrow many books from the library and still borrow to this day, but I also purchase books (mostly for my kids) and freebies on Kindle. I read as much as I can daily. Sometimes I read several books at one time. I don't have a preference of paper book over an ebook, I just love to read. Keeping lists of what I have read is a good way for me to remember. 

Currently reading

The 7½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle
Stuart Turton
Mardi Gras Murder: A Cajun Country Mystery
Ellen Byron
Churchill's Secret Agent: A Novel Based on a True Story
Linda Ciampoli, Max Ciampoli
Twelve Drummers Drumming: A Father Christmas Mystery Paperback October 30, 2012
C.C. Benison
Girl Missing
Tess Gerritsen
All Fudged Up
Nancy CoCo
We'll Always Have Parrots
Donna Andrews

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer - Mark Twain

I read this book so many times....in high school, in college, just for fun as an adult and with my kids when it was assigned to them. Recently, I was wanting something fun and different to read and I re-read it again. It amazes me how much I noticed in this reading that I didn't see all the previous times. Tom and the other boys' preoccupation with witches and spells to remove warts and how much better read the boys were in the 1800s. It still is funny that his aunt doses him with medicine that she finds and he hates. Also how much imagination boys have and their running around and getting into so much trouble. I still enjoy this story and wish my kids would read it again and see what is different for them from when they first read it and now.