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Jun 23, 2020

There’s an old quote that the world is a book, and those who don’t travel read only one page. I quite agree, but I have my own little spin on it — that those who don’t read live only one life. 

I can’t imagine how much less rich my life would be if I’d only lived in this time and space. Because of books, I feel like I’ve gotten to live in Henry VIII’s court, been chased by lions in the Colosseum, the list goes on...!

I recently read an excellent summer reading book called Salt to Sea by Ruta Sepetys, and it opened my eyes to a specific period of history I didn’t know much about. If it's on your summer reading list, I highly recommend it!

It's a World War II book, and it largely centers around Operation Hannibal and the sinking of the MV Wilhelm Gustloff.

Sometimes, when books have such a good plot, the characters or writing quality suffer. Neither happened here. The plot, characters, and writing were all phenomenal!

In this Episode: Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys 

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