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Just managed to finish two books this week (and one was a reread):
|Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn|
|The Giver by Lois Lowry|
I posted more about Sharp Objects here. It's the first of my 2013 Feminist Reads Challenges. I love both of the books, The Giver is a classic for a reason. Not one of my personal favorites but I totally see why it has such a devoted fanbase. I just long for the characters to have a bit more personality. A great example of how you don't need a huge page count to write a deep and meaningful book, though. I've read The Giver before but I liked it even better this time around. It certainly deserves a second or third or fourth reading!
right now I'm reading:
|The Brides of Rollrock Island by Margo Lanagan|
I'm taking my time reading this book because I love it so. The writing is so lyrical and just plain gorgeous.
Am going to try to read some of the Newbery and Printz winners that I haven't gotten to yet (which is most of them). Planning on starting the audio of this one on my ride home today:
|Splendors and Glooms by Laura Amy Schlitz|
And I have these checked out right now:
|In Darkness by Nick Lake|
|Bomb by Steve Sheinkin|
|Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Saenz|