Fall into Reading
9/23/2007 8:23:10 PM by: Elsi

Happily browsing Angela Hunt's website, I came across a mention of the Fall into Reading Challenge, from Katrina at www.callapidderdays.blogspot.com. The challenge seems to be to list the books I want to read between now (the first day of fall) and December 21 (the first day of winter). Three months. My goodness, probably half the books I'll read haven't even been published yet! So I can't list titles. I'm sitting on When the River Runs Red and James Scott Bell's No Legal Grounds. Those are top items on my read-this-soon list. Otherwise, well, I intend to read a new book at least every two weeks (so, at least six new books). And re-read two or three every week (so, about 24 to 36 old books, staring with Penelope Wilcox's The Hawk and the Dove). Not counting books I read for school (children's books, that is). Nor magazines that come in. Nor manuscripts I'm editing (two author friends, a pal in seminary whose papers I polish, and his son whose papers I also polish). I'll gladly take recommendations on books to put on my list—send suggestions and summaries my way, please!


9/28/2007 9:28:52 PM
  What fun to have new books to look forward to! Now, do you suppose I will have the restraint to allow someone to give me "Try Dying" as a Christmas present? Or will I just gobble it up when I see it?

9/28/2007 5:21:02 PM
  James Scott Bell has TWO new ones coming out! "Try Dying" is due out this Fall, and the other book is due out early 2008. If you like "No Legal Grounds", pick up a copy of "Presumed Guilty"...
  Deena @ My Bookshelf,  

9/24/2007 1:45:12 PM
  Boy, instead of runs with scissors, Drives with Books! Love it Enjoy the reading challenge!
  Lana G!,  

9/24/2007 12:05:20 PM
  LOL--I'm the same way about reading books as I see them, so who knows what I might want to read in December.
  Jennifer, Snapshot,  

9/24/2007 11:43:07 AM

9/24/2007 11:39:48 AM
  I have to admit that although I often have good intentions to re-read books, I rarely get around to it. I guess it's the allure of all the new books out there! Thanks for being part of Fall into Reading!
  Katrina (Callapidder Days),  

9/24/2007 11:34:46 AM
  Love your blog presentation :) I've got the same one. Looks like you are a busy reader even without a challenge. Enjoy...
  ellen b,  

9/24/2007 11:24:48 AM
  Colorado weather might be a good match for ol' Emma this morning—it's cold and rainy and utterly gloomy! Don't you get to do any discretionary reading when you're doing school? Lady sends oodles of wags and licks and wiggles. Dolphin sends a brief purr.

9/24/2007 11:21:46 AM

9/23/2007 9:47:36 PM
  It sounds to me like you have a neat life. :-)


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