Archive for January 23rd, 2009

January 23, 2009

Books for Friday

Well, friends, I’m off for the weekend to the Land of Limited Internet Access.

The boy and I will be spending some Quality Time together – exchanging gifts (yes, I picked something), blowing through LOST Season 3 and the like. Oh, and dining with every member of his extended family, I’ve heard.

So I will be back on Sunday night, and until then, here are some good books:

Just Finished…

1. The Underneath by Kathi Appelt cutest book of life. review pending.

2. 1776 by David McCullough FINALLY!

3. What I Saw and How I Lied by Judy Blundell review here

4. French Milk by Lucy Knisly does the phrase “Adult Graphic Novel” make anyone else nervous?

Still Working On…

5. What Is The What by Dave Eggers working so-so-so hard on this one!

6. Measure of a Man by Sidney Poitier

7. Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates totally loving it.

8. Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! by Laura Amy Schlitz

Looking forward to…

9. Reading Like A Writer by Francine Prose

10. The Spectacular Now by Tom Tharp read the first few pages of this one, and I…uh… want to read it NOW

11. The Smile by Donna Jo Napoli christmas book! yay!

12 American Wife by Curtis Sittenfeld

P.S. Anyone else looking forward to the ALA book awards going out on Monday? Just me? Wait, nobody else is following the live feed on Twitter? Oh boy.