Back in business
I am back to the list and going full speed ahead. Reviews and quotes on those I have finished to come. Current read: Ender’s Game.
I love setting goals and I love making lists. I plan to FINALLY finish reading these 31 books by well before the end of the year. It is certainly an eclectic bunch - thanks to all of you who made recommendations. And fear not, I will be sharing my opinions and of course quotes (because I love quotes more than I love goals and lists). Here they are (in no particular order): An Object of Beauty -...
Book #2 is complete! And should have taken me way less time to read than it did - but, c’est la vie. Miss Lizzie was a fun and fast summer read type book. Not a life changing novel - but the characters were strong, and the mystery kept me hooked. I would write more - but, I am exhausted as hell. Now for some Chopin!
We make our own luck, Amanda. But some of us make it more quickly than others.– Walter Satterthwait (Miss Lizzie)
Families are held together as much by what they do not say as by what they do.– Walter Satterthwait (Miss Lizzie)
An Object of Beauty
Book 1 (just 30 more to go) completed! I absolutely loved this book. Steve Martin creates such wonderful character’s and has an effortless charm and sense of humor in his writing. You can’t help but smile while you read his work. Though the book is centered around the story of a woman through a friend’s perspective, it really gives a fascinating history of the art dealing industry from the mid...
Yet the one I think of most often, the one that dangles from me like a locket,...– Billy Collins (Excerpt from Marginalia)
Lacey was just as happy alone as with company. When she was alone, she was...– Steve Martin (An Object of Beauty)
I have found that - just as in real life - imagination sometimes has to stand in...– Steve Martin (An Object of Beauty)