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What Are You Reading: December 13, 2010: 12/13/10
My first semester as an MLIS student ended last week. The first couple of days I spent pretty much in a stupor not doing much of anything. Then I got back to freelance writing until Friday when my son had the day off and my daughter came down with a stomach bug which she promptly shared with the rest of us.
Last week's reading can be summed up as the remaining MLIS books, a couple fun reads and a small pile of picture books. This week I'm working on some wishlist books that are due at the library soon as well as a novel I've promised to a friend, namely, Bite Me by Christopher Moore. It is probably the most insane book I've read by him which is saying a lot since they're all a little off. It's set in San Francisco and is hilarious.
My reviews from last week include some catching up on my part. I have one review I had been meaning to post for an entire year! Some day I would love to be caught up on my reviews but for the foreseeable future I expect to see more of these year-old posts.
Finished Last Week:
Comment #1: Monday, December, 13, 2010 at 06:42:24
You were busy! I have a few library books that I have to start on myself. All great selections. Here's mine
Comment #2: Thursday, December 16, 2010 at 23:06:46
It felt like a quiet week for me. I plan to get more reading done over the holidays.
Comment #3: Monday, December, 13, 2010 at 10:30:00
YOu read such diverse books!
Comment #4: Thursday, December 16, 2010 at 23:10:03
I try to. Thanks!
Comment #5: Monday, December, 13, 2010 at 10:36:37
Just had to look up The Batman Handbook after seeing you were reading it. Sounds like great fun! Enjoy!
Comment #6: Thursday, December 16, 2010 at 23:11:03
It's a very silly book.
Comment #7: Monday, December, 13, 2010 at 11:09:13
Thanks for stopping by my Monday. I was sick over the weekend too. Must be something going 'round. You got quite a bit of reading done...I didn't do quite as well. The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Perilous Journey has an intriguing title...gonna have to go check that out.
Comment #8: Thursday, December 16, 2010 at 23:12:10
The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Perilous Journey is the second book in the series. I recommend starting with The Mysterious Benedict Society.
Comment #9: Monday, December, 13, 2010 at 16:22:36
Hope you are all well again now.
enjoy your week of reading carol
Comment #10: Thursday, December 16, 2010 at 23:14:26
I am well now. Thanks.
Comment #11: Monday, December, 13, 2010 at 18:12:27
I've got to check out the Elephant book. My daughter (26) loves elephants and I buy her books whenever I see them.
Comment #12: Thursday, December 16, 2010 at 23:15:18
It is a funny picture book.
Comment #13: Monday, December, 13, 2010 at 20:56:15
I love your review of the Magic Tree House book! My son is just starting to read these.
Comment #14: Thursday, December 16, 2010 at 23:16:05
There are more than 60 of the Magic Tree House books now so he has lots of books to read.
Comment #15: Monday, December, 13, 2010 at 22:13:56
My daughter started The Mysterious Benedict Society; we've heard really good things about it. You are such a prolific reader!
Comment #16: Thursday, December 16, 2010 at 23:17:21
I loved the first book in the series and had to get started on the second one!
Comment #17: Tuesday, December, 14, 2010 at 13:03:24
I've been wanting to read the Richard Castle books. I like the show so I've been curious about the books. The Allen Zadoff book sounds really interesting too.
Good luck with your reading this week. I hope you are feeling better. Enjoy your break!
Comment #18: Thursday, December 16, 2010 at 23:19:30
By themselves the books aren't the greatest mysteries but in conjunction with the TV series they are fun. You will see plot lines, characters and scenes inspired by the series.