Wednesday, January 25, 2012

What I'm reading

It's been a while since I've done a "what I'm reading" post.

Inheritance
by Christopher Paolini
Fantasy

Rereading it by listening to it at night as I fall asleep.

It's interesting to read Paolini's books, because on one hand he tells a great story but on the other hand he can be a bit cliche. Still, that didn't stop me from eagerly anticipating the release of Inheritance a couple months ago, and enjoying rereading it.



Moby-Dick
by Herman Melville
Historical fiction

I've been listening to this one at work. At first I was enjoying it so much that I didn't care if it was going slowly. But now I'm beginning to get impatient with it. They do take a while to get anywhere. In any event, I've never been able to listen to it for more than a couple hours, tops. So I've picked up another audio book to listen to at work, when I can't do Moby Dick any more...



Avalon High
by Meg Cabot
Fantasy

I'm not sure how many times I've read this one. The title itself should tell you what story it's a retelling of. Cabot is a good writer, and I'm sure this is a book that I'll keep returning to.



Girls' Night In
by Jim Smiley
Fantasy, mystery

I first read this one about a year ago, and am revisiting it. It's one good book. And I may be slightly in love with the author. :)

What I find to be the funniest bit in this story is that you've got a Catholic school for orphaned young women right across a lake from a school for teenage guys from rich families. And yet, that's not even the source of the real trouble in this mystery!

I enjoyed this book when I first read it, but I'm enjoying it even more the second time around.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Excellent read. I just passed this onto a colleague who was doing some research on that. He actually bought me lunch as I found it for him! So let me rephrase: Thanx for lunch!

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