Kimberly at Caffeinated Book Reviewer hosts the weekly Sunday Post link-up, and Deb at ReaderBuzz expanded Sunday Salon from a FB group to a link-up as well.
It's pouring down rain here. Summer ended very abruptly--we went from sunny and 80s to grey and rainy and never looked back. I keep telling myself it's good reading weather.
I've wrapped up my re-read of the Three Dark Crown books so I could read the final book, Five Dark Fates.
Dark, indeed. Sheesh. I was reading about the mist (or The Mist) ripping bodies apart into shreds, then I had to drive to work in heavy fog, and I could not help being a little freaked out.
I also read Raina Telgemeier's newest graphic novel, Guts. I think it's a great book, and I'm glad she's going with memoir again after the something-of-a-debacle around Ghosts.
Could there BE two more different covers?
What I'm Reading/What's Next
Well, I'm signed up to judge a few things in the next six months, and one of the panels is full of people who were HORRIFIED that I've never read Howl's Moving Castle (they were nice about it, but I could read their shock through the computer screen), so I guess that's top priority. I also want to crank through the newest graphic novel in the Sunny Side Up series and George Takei's graphic memoir before Tuesday, when I
- I took a dozen girls to see April Henry and Carolyn O'Doherty at Powell's Books Tuesday evening. It was a lot of fun, of course, and it was interesting to witness the conversation between April, with 24+ books under her belt, and Carolyn, who's sophomore novel just came out.
- My sister got two kittens and a tattoo, so I went up to see her Friday evening and admired all three new additions.
- I had so much fun doing book talks in class last week. One seventh grade boy exclaimed, eyes wide, "You make them ALL sound SO GOOD!" That's the goal, kid.
Have a great week!