Sunday, October 25, 2009

It's Monday! What are you Reading?

It’s Monday! What are you reading?

Books I Completed This Week:

"How to (un)Cage a Girl” by Francesca Lia Block 119 pages – Francesca Lia Block has been one of my favorite writers since I was a teenager and first read Dangerous Angels. This particular book is a book of poetry, and the first non prose writing I’ve read by Block. Some of it I liked a great deal. Some didn’t really move me. Overall though, it was interesting to get some incite into the author, her life, and what makes her who she is.

"The Giver" by Lois Lowery 180 pages – I have had this on my to-be-read pile for a while. I like the meaning behind the book, but I think the author rushed through the ending of the book.

"The Immortal" by Christopher Pike 213 pages – Another reread from my teen years.

"The Te of Piglet" by Bejamin Hoff 257 pages – I wasn’t really impressed with this one, it seemed trite and very preachy to me – something that I don’t expect out of Taoism.

"Little Alters Everywhere" by Rebecca Wells 224 pages – This is the prequel to Divine Secrets of the Yaya Sisterhood. The stories were sometimes sad, sometimes funny. It gives a little incite into why Sidda is the way she is in Divine (though I haven’t read that book, only seen the movie).

For This Week:

Still working on:

American Gods by Neil Gaiman

Cunt: A Declaration of Independence by Inga Muscio

The Web by Jonathan Kellerman

206 Bones by Kathy Reichs


Anonymous said...

Really love Christopher Pike!

Mary (Bookfan) said...

I read "Little Altars" after "Yaya Sisterhood". Really wish I'd read them in the reverse as LA explained a lot!

Marie said...

Sounds like you have a great reading week coming up!

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Deidre said...

I really liked the giver, but I read it as a kid and not going to lie I don't realllllly remember the ending...

I'm impressed with your readings skills.

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