- VA, USA
- member since January 8, 2008
Thanks bunches Jeanne D for being an avid reader. You might like my award winning ★★★★★ book, FLYING SOLO, to your shelf. I hope you love it! MissCali has it on her shelves. Great value at 2.99 on Kindle. Please let me know and I will tweet your review! The sequel is out ★★★★★ SOLO VIETNAM. I am working on the end to the trilogy.
And yeah, my profile is huge with books I want to read. It's so easy to go "ooo...that book looks good, I want to read it" and add it to my profile...but actually sitting down to read is much harder. I think I have a desire to just read everything in the world, even though I know it's impossible.
Hi Jeanne! Well, I just finished reading The Children's Book. And I have to tell you, I'm pretty much in the same boat: feeling somewhat ignorant. I wish it had had some kind of appendix or recommended reading list, so that I could brush up on my 1895-1919 history! So many historical events/persons and political movements that I'm just not that familiar with! And it felt like I was reading this book forever. I don't usually get that feeling. However, I have to say that spending so much time with these characters, watching them grow up, made the ending all the more powerful, for me. I'd love to hear what you think when you finish! As for me, I think I'm off to spend a little time with some of my silly, light, happy romance novels :)
You know, I checked it out on audio a while back but never got to it so had to check it back in. It did sound interesting. I will give it another try. I'm finishing up one audiobook now and have one in the queue, but that one will be next after. I remember being disappointed in having to return it without even opening it. I definitely don't have time to read it in book format - although i wish i did
Oh! I have been such a slug about keeping up with my shelf! I'll do better. As for what I'm reading lately...nothing really wonderful, just "ok". I did like Hattie Big Sky and The Luxe, both of which I had to read for Books for the Beast, but they were lightweight, quick reads. Nothing has grabbed me recently.
Yes Jeanne - That would be Mendenhall Glacier from a helicopter - It was amazing. I am reading A Reliable Wife right now and while a book of this genre usually doesn't appeal to me - it's a real page turner.............Hope all is well with you and your family - Lauren P.S. Pics are going out in the mail today.
Jeanne - How can you read three books at one time??????? I'm impressed! Actually I am reading a self-help book in addition to the current fiction - it's title? "But I'm Almost 13"! - I'm hoping it can help me survive the teen years............GOOD LUCK, right? Lauren
Jeanne - Thanks for the invite! This looks really cool - possibly an obsession, however. My son describes me as an "entertainment hoarder" - I love to collect books and recently added some TV series DVDs. I'm hoping to have some time tonight to start my shelf. I really wish I could read faster though. Take care and enjoy - Lauren