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26 March 2008 @ 06:00 pm
A Certain Slant of Light  
I've just finished reading, A Certain Slant of Light. I missed my stop on two buses because I'd gone completely into the book. I need to find something else to read. I ususally try to buy a few books at a time so that I can jump right into the next but...yeah. :) Anyway, I enjoyed it. Maybe I'll try talking about it more later.

Books I've read this year:

Twilight- Stephenie Meyers
New Moon- Stephenie Meyers
Eclipse- Stephenie Meyers
The Song of Hannah- Eva Etzioni-Halevy
The Time Traveler's Wife- Audrey Niffenegger
The Collector- John Fowles
The Delivery Man- Joe McGinniss
A Certain Slant of Light- Laura Whitcomb


The bolds are the books I read during this month.

Books that I'm currently reading:

The Valkyries- Paulo Coelho
All the Pretty Litter Horses- Cormac McCarthy

Books that I plan to read this year:

The Birth of Venus- Sarah Dunant
Zipporah, Wife of Moses- Marek Halter
The Winter King- Bernard Cornwell
The Rug Merchant- Meg Mullins
Anything and everything by Paulo Coelho

I'm going to try and get into a library. I want to add another book to the ones I've read in March.
 
 
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Embrosia: writerbohemianvanity on March 27th, 2008 01:53 am (UTC)
I have a reading list too. I think I'll post it actually...

Anyways, The Birth of Venus is one of my most favorites. And I was first introduced to Coelho while I was in India. One girl bought The Alchemist and it was so good that everyone on our trip ended up borrowing it and reading it. I haven't read anything else of his but I love The Alchemist so much I want to.
I'm the Motherfuckin Princess: Keiradandelionpretty on March 27th, 2008 12:31 pm (UTC)
The Alchemist has been one of my favorite books since HS. Second to that one is Siddhartha by Herman Hesse. Both of them are highlighted and covered in notes. :) I recommend them both, especially for that time when you're first striking out on your own. That's when they came in handy for me anyway. :)
Embrosia: lovebohemianvanity on March 28th, 2008 01:33 am (UTC)
Siddhartha is my other spiritual book! No wonder I like you so much!
I'm the Motherfuckin Princess: MY BFF Jacob!dandelionpretty on March 28th, 2008 02:48 am (UTC)
<3 I'm so psyched that someone else knows about them! I seriously carried those two around like crazy over the years. I just got my little sister to read Siddhartha. So yeah, post your list! (No pressure XD)
I'm the Motherfuckin Princess: Lookin flydandelionpretty on March 27th, 2008 10:12 pm (UTC)
Oh and I really hope that you post your reading list. It's nice to check out books that other people are reading or have read. I'll be looking out for it.
zoë.: daisies.dreamsandtears on March 27th, 2008 07:13 pm (UTC)
ooh i may have to buy a certain slant of light. it doesn't have anything to do with emily dickinson's poem of the same title does it?