Yang, Susie- White Ivy Mascarenhas, Kate- The Psychology of Time Travel McDermid, Val- Northanger Abbey Moreno-Garcia, Silvia- Velvet Was the Night White Ivy: The cover blurb said that this was unputdownable, but I couldn't stop putting it down. I didn't finish it. It was so well-reviewed and won awards and all that, so I think that maybe I will come back to it someday. I also feel like all the part that I read, about a third maybe?, was setting up for the real action to
Because, ooh, that sounds good right now is reason enough to go off my reading challenges. I'm really beginning to wish that hadn't set so many challenges; I thought it would be fine since they are quite flexible, but it feels restricting. Next year, I'll have fewer. These are extra books that I squeezed in around my reading challenges this past spring and summer. Murder on the Orient Express, Agatha Christie. Audiobook narration by Dan Stevens. I've seen multiple movie v
When I was writing about my childhood love of the Baby-sitters Club series, I wrote that I'd feel fine handing them to a child now. I feel differently about these series. I loved them at the time, reading them multiple times and studying the characters to try to figure out how to be more like them (prettier and popular). I was, I'd say, in fifth grade when I started reading SVH, and picked up Caitlin around 7th grade. Luckily, I think I was done with both by eighth grade.