Showing posts from May, 2017

I just can't with this one.

It is rare that I find a book that I don't like enough that I don't want to finish it. I did finish this one, but I just wanted to throw it against the wall. By all accounts, I should have loved this book. I really wanted to love this book. However, it definitely wasn't for me. Still, to each his or her own. Maybe you will like it.

Reading goals: An Update

I wasn't sure how many books I would manage to read this year, so I set 50 books as my reading goal on Goodreads. So far, I am staying on schedule. I've been reading a lot of shorter books, but I just started a longer one, so that is likely going to put me behind schedule!

So far, my favorite book I've read this year is Into the Wildby Jon Krakauer.

Here is the publisher's summary on Amazon:
In April 1992 a young man from a well-to-do family hitchhiked to Alaska and walked alone into the wilderness north of Mt. McKinley. His name was Christopher Johnson McCandless. He had given $25,000 in savings to charity, abandoned his car and most of his possessions, burned all the cash in his wallet, and invented a new life for himself. Four months later, his decomposed body was found by a moose hunter.  How McCandless came to die is the unforgettable story of Into the Wild.Immediately after graduating from college in 1991, McCandless had roamed through the West and Southwest on a …

The blog has a new look!

I noticed that Blogger had some new templates available, and I liked this one.