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Comments for On My Wishlist: June 04, 2011
On My Wishlist: June 04, 2011: 06/03/11
I finished Rebecca's World by Terry Nation. It was his first attempt at writing tween fiction. It's a fairly typical fantasy adventure where a young girl ends up in a strange world and becomes a hero before finding her way home. The book has some intricate and groovy illustrations. The illustrations more than anything else make the book feel dated.
I hope to finish Cheap Cabernet by Cathie Beck by Monday. I should have had one more renewal on the book but it's very popular right now and a fellow patron has put it on hold. I don't mind — that's how I got it in the first place. It just means that I have to give it priority this weekend as I only have Saturday and Sunday left to finish it. I'm about 1/3 of the way through.
I also have going Mio My Son by Astrid Lindgren, the creator of Pippi Longstocking. Were I not suddenly racing to finishing Cheap Cabernet, I would be finishing Mio My Son instead. It's a delightful fantasy adventure story that fans of Gail Carson Levine will like it.
Finally, I'm reading a collection of poetry by Bucky Sinister called All Blacked Out & No Where to Go. It also has Whisky and Robots, which was the collection actually on my wishlist.
Upcoming wishlist reads include (they are in my hands waiting to be read):
The Featured Wish for June 04, 2010:
The Son of Neptune by Rick Riordan
I just finished The Lost Hero and want to keep going with the series. I especially love how the action and mystery is set in the Bay Area. After finishing the book my husband and I discussed potential locations for The Son of Neptune based on clues left in the first book.
Comment #1: Saturday, June, 4, 2011 at 08:41:27
Like the cover. I've heard good things about this series.
Comment #2: Saturday, June 4, 2011 at 16:36:24
The first book was a lot of fun.
Comment #3: Saturday, June, 4, 2011 at 11:17:21
I'd like to read 13 Blue Envelopes as well, it looks like fun.
Comment #4: Saturday, June 4, 2011 at 16:36:24
I've heard it's very good. I'll get it read in the next week or so.
Comment #5: Saturday, June, 4, 2011 at 11:58:58
I haven't read anything by Rick Riordan, but since recently seeing the Lightening Thief movie I think I'd like to start. Thanks for stopping by and saying hello!
Comment #6: Saturday, June 4, 2011 at 16:45:15
They cut a lot out of the book to make the movie.
Comment #7: Saturday, June, 4, 2011 at 14:19:31
Oh I need this one as well, but I still need to read the first one in the series. Great pick.
Comment #8: Saturday, June 4, 2011 at 16:46:41
The first one was fun.
Comment #9: Saturday, June, 4, 2011 at 16:03:26
The cover looks exciting!:)
Comment #10: Saturday, June 4, 2011 at 16:47:00
I'm trying to figure out where that glacier might be. It could be somewhere like Glacier Bay or Antartica. Not sure though.
Comment #11: Tuesday, June, 7, 2011 at 09:37:17
I really need to start this series!
Comment #12: Thursday, June 9, 2011 at 18:04:33
Have you read the Percy Jackson books? While the new series isn't exactly a continuation of it, it is related to the first series.