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Top Ten Reasons I Love Reading

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Hi everyone! Welcome to Top Ten Tuesday, which is hosted over at The Broke and The Bookish. This week's topic is Top Ten Reasons I Love Reading.

1. It transports me all over the world, to old and new times, countries and places, whether they're real or not.

2. It has taught me so many words I never would have dreamt of understanding, and just generally made me more intelligent.

3. It helps me to understand that I am not alone and that other people (even if they are fictional characters) have gone through times where they have felt how I do, and if they have gotten through it, then so can I.

4. It makes me so undoubtedly happy.

5. It is such a good distraction, and I get sucked in so easily. They provide an escape for me when I don't want to deal with things in the real world.

6. It helps me to be able to focus on one thing for an extended period of time.

7. I love being able to understand other people's views, ones that I wouldn't even think of having.

8. For pure entertai…

Series review: Allegiant and Four by Veronica Roth

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I finally got round to finishing off the Divergent series, and I decided to club together the final book and the collection of short stories as one big review!


Allegiant by Veronica Roth Publisher/Year: October 22nd 2013 HarperCollins Series: Divergent #3 Source/Format: Hardback | Bought Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5
Synopsis
The faction-based society that Tris Prior once believed in is shattered - fractured by violence and power struggles and scarred by loss and betrayal. So when offered a chance to explore the world past the limits she's known, Tris is ready. Perhaps beyond the fence, she and Tobias will find a simple new life together, free from complicated lies, tangled loyalties, and painful memories.

But Tris' new reality is even more alarming than the one she left behind. Old discoveries are quickly rendered meaningless. Explosive new truths change the hearts of those she loves. And once again, Tris must battle to comprehend to complexities of human nature - and of herself - while…