Thursday, December 27, 2012

What I'm reading, and upkeep

First, the upkeep: I've been trying to tidy this blog up, getting rid of excess stuff on the sidebar. I've also been editing the tags on my old posts, adding genres and the age groups the books are written for. Yes, that's a lot of posts to go through. Yes, I'm crazy.

And no, the "adult" label does not mean what you think it means.

Now, on to what I'm reading.

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
by Robert M. Pirsig
Non fiction

I made an agreement with my brother that I would read one book of his choosing before the end of the year, and he would read one book of my choosing. This is what he chose for me to read.

I'm not sure if I'll manage it though. I got a late start (thanks to bad glasses) and I've found that it's not a book that I can sit down and read over just a few days. I can read several chapters at a time maybe, but then I need to take a break and let it sink in before I can handle any more. It's pretty heavy stuff.

By the way, I've got him reading The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. le Guin.

Beka Coper: Mastiff
by Tamora Pierce
Fantasy

I've been listening to this some lately. This makes the fourth time I'm reading it since it came out in late 2011. Yes, I know I'm a nut.

6 comments:

Magaly Guerrero said...

You are not crazy at all. If you are, then so am I, as I'm always messing with my sidebar.

We have a copy of Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, let me know how you like it and I might try it, too.

Hm... I still haven't gotten The Left Hand of Darkness. I will check to see if it's on Kindle--my Papi gave me a giftcard for the Solstice ;-)

Magaly Guerrero said...

No luck with the Kindle edition ;-(

Sarita Rucker said...

I meant I'm crazy for redoing the labels. The sidebar thing is more sensible. :)

I'll let you know about the Zen book. It's certainly interesting so far, though it isn't for everyone I think.

And Left Hand is a slightly older book...I think it's from the 60's. Maybe that's why it's not in Kindle?

Magaly Guerrero said...

I've been thinking about redoing the labels, but I took a second look at my 700+ and shivered ;-(

But I'm getting the fix-my-sidebar bug, and I have a feeling it's all your fault!

Magaly Guerrero said...

I've been thinking about redoing the labels, but I took a second look at my 700+ and shivered ;-(

But I'm getting the fix-my-sidebar bug, and I have a feeling it's all your fault!

Sarita Rucker said...

I've only got 300 posts on here (EXACTLY...did NOT realize that), so it's slightly more manageable, but still crazy. lol

You know, even though I know you keep messing with your sidebar I've never noticed it moving around. It's like it moves around too frequently for me to learn where anything is in the first place... ;)

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