I am very excited to write that I read this book thanks to the Winter Reading Challenge! One of the participants, Nadia, read this novel and wrote a great review. It is always easy to say that you will read something after learning of it, but to actually do it– oh it feels so good!
I found this book at Half Price Books wandering around Seattle yesterday. I had never heard of this Roald Dahl book and for $1.99 it was a must read! It is a very short book and is partially illustrated but a fun, quick kind of twisted read. The story is about two people, a man
You may have heard of The Goldfinch which was quite popular two years ago, another book by Tartt. This is an earlier novel by her and it has a similar tone and I would say some overlapping themes as well. The story is about a young man who lives in the middle of nowhere California and
I was recommended this book by a few people– I think Nadia even told me to read it but I can’t remember 🙂 This is about 300 pages and as it says in the title, it is a memoir of the craft. This is important to keep in mind as you read this, since it
If you need help getting going, here is a great list sourced from LitHub contributors. Post in the comments any books you are looking forward to in March! I am excited to start re-reading Middlemarch by George Eliot.
Hello friends, I hope that you have enjoyed following along here for the Winter reading challenge, that has ended yesterday. Even if you haven’t been posting, it’s all good- this is a guilt free reading blog. If you want to post now, you are more than welcome. I will be changing the name of the
Well, I have only made it to 6 books in the challenge but I have learned so much over the last several weeks. My final book for the challenge is Touching Peace by Thich Nhat Hanh. I have been reading his work for quite a long time and was profoundly touched by The Miracle of
I am currently running a study on Frank Lima and have been completely engrossed in his writing over the last few weeks. I got a copy of this from City Lights in the mail a week ago and have been spending lots of time thumbing through it and becoming acquainted. Frank Lima is not a
I think it’s fair to say that most of us are behind (raises both hands), except for Nadia! 🙂 I think it would just make the most sense to extend our made up deadline to later in February so that we have a bit more time to participate. Let’s keep going until Feb 13th! Hurray!
Hello reader friends! The challenge is more than half way, and there are 3 weeks left before January 30th. However, the blog will still be open so you can post long after the “deadline” or never– it’s up to you! I hope you are enjoying it so far. I would love some suggestions for the