Winter reading

January 2, 2014 at 11:08 pm 2 comments

january booksSanta brought me this lovely mountain of books – the full trilogy of Margaret Atwood’s MaddAddam books and Eleanor Catton’s prize-winning 832-page brick. I’m halfway through Oryx and Crake at the moment. I felt guilty about not reading any of Atwood’s recent novels, but now I am so glad I waited for the whole series.

As for the brick, I think it is coming to Hawaii with me next week. Also tempted to sign up for the free one-month trial on Oyster or Scribd while I’m there. The Netflix of books…could be very dangerous.


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  • 1. trombonebabe  |  January 3, 2014 at 7:52 pm

    Erica, Happy New Year! Oryx and Crake is a super read and I, too, need to complete the MaddAddam trilogy in 2014. I will be adding that to my ‘to-read’ list! Julie

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