The problem with changing one’s routine for a month is switching back to the old routine. Here it is December 8 and I’m still not back to normal after NaNoWriMo.
Let’s start with something familiar, like the the Wheel of Time turning to
Just in case you don’t know, Teaser Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by A Daily Rhythm. Anyone can play along! All you have to do is grab the book you’re currently reading, open to a random page and share a few sentences from that page. But make sure you don’t share any spoilers!*
*I wish I could take credit for this introduction, but I shamelessly stole it from Heather over at bitsnbooks. To help me make amends, you should go check out her blog.
I have officially completed my Goodreads challenge, yet I’m faced with a dilemma: is it acceptable to begin a book in December but put off finishing it til January and thus count the book towards next year’s challenge, or should the book be read entirely within the year itself? Let me know what you think:
I’m currently reading Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel. A little over thirty pages in, and this is by far one of the best works of fiction I’ve read in quite some time.
The Truly Random Number Generator sends us to page 316:
You have no idea, Jeevan thought. You're rich and you'll always be rich and if you wanted to you could stop working today and never work again.
Station Eleven features two of my favorite things:
What’s not to like?
I gave The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro 5 stars. It is a wonderful tale set in one of my favorite periods and is worthy of several readings to gain maximum understanding; unfortunately, someone else has requested the book so I’m unable to renew my library loan. Definitely will re-read and place on my “To Purchase” list.
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