Book #9: Hearts in Atlantis, Stephen King

Huh. This was really interesting but the end totally confused me. I think it was connected to the dark tower/gunslinger series, which I started reading but lost one of the books and never found the others. Engaging, though. 672 pages.

March 15, 2007

Book #8: River God, Wilbur Smith

This was interesting because I’d read Warlock a year or so ago – and this covers a piece of the life of the same character, much earlier in his career. It makes me want to track down any in-between books and figure out how he got from here to there.   … Read More ›

March 9, 2007

Book #7: The Glass Lake, Maeve Binchy

Interesting book.. Binchy writes in a manner which doesn’t really allow you to walk away from it. Short bursts like cutscenes from various viewpoints keep dragging you back. The story itself was something I hadn’t seen before, and was pretty OK. 692 pages

March 9, 2007

Re-Reads #s 1-6: Harry Potter #s 1-6

I have been SLACK here. Mostly because I wanted to keep track of the page numbers and I read these six books in a row and now they’re strewn about the house and I haven’t gathered them up yet. Anyway. Harry Potter, one to six, ploughed through in a week or … Read More ›

March 9, 2007

Book #6: Magic for Marigold, by L.M.Montgomery

Huh, I thought I’d had all my LMM books already, but two more showed up in a late shipment. Me likey! Soft and sweet and full of nature-loving, fairy joy, just like most of her books. Very pleasant. LMM has a way of creating wee characteristics for people you only … Read More ›

January 19, 2007

Book #5: Slow Emergencies, by Nancy Huston

I read the first half of this book in the waiting room before a doctor’s appointment last week; the previous book was a giant hardcover, and this fit nicely into my purse. It doesn’t, however, fit neatly into any category, or even into my psyche very well. It’s about passion, … Read More ›

January 17, 2007

Book #2: Jane of Lantern Hill, by L.M. Montgomery

I thought I’d read all of LMM’s books, but a search through Indigo’s website with that lovely gift card has gleefully proved me wrong. It’s a positively delightful book. LMM of course has a grand pattern that often repeats throughout her heroines, but the details are always different, and it’s … Read More ›

January 7, 2007