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Welcome to my weekly update for May 27, 2013! It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? is hosted by Sheila at Book Journey.
In a little personal update, I’m excited to announce that I bought a new-to-me car on Friday! A Subaru Impreza. I was driving a 1997 Subaru Legacy and it was faithful and loyal but starting to show its age in lots of ways. Here’s my new ride:
Woohoo! I love it! I’m most excited to have cup holders that actually hold cups! My old car would basically only hold a can. I’m also excited about the sunroof. My very first car had a sunroof but it also had a cracked head gasket or something. I only drove it a month or two before it died on me. Eighteen years later, I finally got another sunroof! Let’s hope it doesn’t have the head gasket problem too. O_o
I was AWOL last week, so here’s what I’ve done over the past TWO weeks.
Review–The Weed That Strings the Hangman’s Bag by Alan Bradley, read by Jayne Entwistle–3.5 Stars
Review–Travels With Charley in Search of America by John Steinbeck–4 Stars
Review–Die, Snow White! Die, Damn You! by Yuri Rasovsky, read by Sandra Oh, et al.–1 Star
Review–The Princes of Ireland by Edward Rutherfurd–3 Stars
The Resurrectionist: The Lost Work of Dr. Spencer Black by E. B. Hudspeth
he Ivory and the Horn by Charles de Lint (re-read)
The Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott–Confession: I started reading this when I was the right age for it–10 or so. I got to a certain sad scene, put the book down, and never picked it up again. I’m bravely trying it now that I’m older and can handle the sad scenes better. (I did love Little Men back in the day.)
The Windup Girl by Paolo Bacigalupi, read by Jonathan Davis
Blood Faerie by India Drummond
I’m not sure. We’ll see where my mood takes me. I don’t expect Little Women to last past tomorrow. My husband is working so I have a date with my hammock that I expect to last all day. I’ll need books to keep me company.
What are you reading this week?