2020: #15 – Cress (Marissa Meyer)

Blogger note: Book #14 was a reread of The Mysterious Affair at Styles, by Agatha Christie. Cress is the 3rd book in Meyer’s fun Lunar Chronicles series. The primary character in each book is very loosely based on a fairy tale character. First we had Cinder (Cinderella), then Scarlet (Little Red Riding Hood) and now Cress, who represents Rapunzel. Like Rapunzel, Cress is trapped in

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2020: #3 – Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood (Marjane Satrapi)

I’ve been meaning to read this for a long time, and I’m glad I finally got around to it! Persepolis is the story of a piece of Marjane Satrapi’s childhood, beginning during the Islamic Revolution in Iran when she was 6 and ending at age 14, when her parents send her away. I really only had the very barest of knowledge about the Islamic Revolution,

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