- Los Angeles, CA, USA
- member since May 2, 2009
Many of my books are "Plan to read" books so it's not like I've ready over 500. Plus, I'm gonna be 50 years old next month. That's only ten books for every year I've been on this planet. Not that many when you consider how many books are out there. Did you get my message about Montana de Oro? Looks like we're going to have at least 8 or 9 people. If you want to go, tell me. You can carpool with us. Oh, and you DO NOT need to buy a lot of stuff for Whitney. I'll bet I have everything you need. You can borrow (unless you really want to spend a lot of moola).
Boy, you are going to town, woman! What did you think of Water for Elephants? I can't seem to make myself finish it. What did you think of Glass Castle? I'm having trouble finding your reviews. I think you gave Water for Elephants five stars? But I couldn't seem to view your actual words. I go to work tomorrow. Will you be there.
Back today from the Boundary Waters. Great time. Anyway. You've got 271 on your shelves woman! You've been busy. Good for you. Just finished The Elegance of the Hedgehog (wrapped it in a Ziploc and took it in the canoe with me). Cried on the plane as I turned the last page. I like books that make me cry in front of others. It means I can't hold back the emotion. The author would be so flattered. Gotta go review it.
LOVE your profile. We'll have to origami together some day...I just finished the book I showed you at the Arctic Hot Spot and plan to start The Elegance of the Hedgehog (FINALLY got it today from the library--I had to put it on hold!). The Diary of a Part-Time Indian was pretty good. I think you'd like Shanghai Girls. Pray for me in the Boundary Waters, OK?
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas takes place in and around Auschwitz during the Holocaust and is written from the perspective of a nine-year-old German boy whose father is a Nazi soldier. The boy does not know the truth about what is going on around him, but it is obvious to a modern-day reader. It is a short but powerful book, and I would recommend reading it.