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Flying Through Books

 I've been flying through books over the last few weeks. I finished Book 4 of the Chronicles of Prydain, then moved on to Book 5, The High King. Both were enjoyable, though I wasn't particularly pleased with the end, as the characters that part act as if it will be forever, even though they were called to Prydain during trouble, so why wouldn't they come back once the High King is indeed in trouble again? Regardless, it was a great adventure, and satisfying wrap up while visiting characters mentioned in the other four books. I'm looking forward to reading the prequel that was just published. I also finished Rainbows End, a sci-fi thriller. It was excellent, though there were a lot of subplots going on. One of the difficult things was to keep track of the characters - sometimes they were referred to using their last name, or their first name, or a nickname, so it was sometimes confusing to keep everyone in straight. Beyond that nitpick, I really enjoyed the different plo