I told you I’ve been reading a lot lately!
I have pretty much given up TV completely. I don’t miss it at all. And, when I do sit down to watch something, I get bored pretty quickly and turn the TV off to go do something else. It just doesn’t hold much appeal for me these days.
But I have really been enjoying reading.
So much so that I’m running my batteries down on Beatrice pretty quickly – she’s supposed to have 8-10 hours reading time per charge. I’m having to charge her every day or so. I just plug her in at night before I go to bed to be sure she doesn’t lose her charge. I had the experience one day of (trying to) turn her on in carpool to find she was dead, Jim. Dead. Horrors! I don’t let that happen anymore, no-sirree-bob.
I read this book in about 36.5 hours. Not really, but I know that I read it pretty quickly. I just couldn’t put it down once I started. I spent most of Saturday reading – partly because I wasn’t feeling good and partly because the book was just so darn good.
I don’t want to spoil the plot for you, but it’s full of mystery, a little forbidden romance, history, plot twists and turns, evil villains (or are they?) and a lot of magic.
I loved it. Every.single.page.
I can’t wait for her to write another book. As a matter of fact, I went downstairs to the computer (around midnight) when I finished the book to see if there was another one to download.
So, I must wait for her to write another. (Get busy!)
I’ve picked these two as my next choices for reading:
The first one I read just a little bit of the sample and was hooked – It’s about a girl living near Niagara Falls around the time of WWI. She’s from a privileged family who has to make some major adjustments as the father is fired from his job. I really liked the writing and think it will be a good read. I’m only on the first 20-30 pages, though, so I don't know too much more yet.
The second one is Sarah Addison Allen’s newest. I just love her and all of her books, so I was anxiously waiting for the release of this new book. I think I may save it to read next week while I’m on vacation. Her books are like sweet confections you want to savor…
So, what are you reading these days?
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