Roy Tang

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2016 January

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  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling My rating: 4 of 5 stars I had next to no Harry Potter knowledge before reading this book, save what I read in passing on the internets. Yup, I haven't seen the movies either. Finished reading this in under 3 hours; I had been told ahead of time that it was a light read and that I can confirm. A welcome respite from the last book I read, this book has a straightforward plot, nothing too deep here, it's very much meant for kids/young adults. In fact it reminds me of

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  • Words of Radiance by Brandon Sanderson My rating: 5 of 5 stars The first book I read for 2016 was Words of Radiance by Brandon Sanderson second book of the Stormlight Archive. It's a huge book, and the first half took me more or less three weeks to slog through (I started it in late December), but by the time I got to the middle of the book, a lot of exciting things were happening and my pace improved considerably. I finished the second half of the book in around 2-3 days. The great thing is that the book resolves

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