We're All Simply Mad Here…

My own perception of reality… one blog post at a time.

Overwhelmed in Oldtown

It’s taken me two months but I finished George R R Martins ‘A Feast of Crows’ tonight. Admittedly I read nearly half the book in a little over a week and in the time between starting this book and really reading it I’ve read 10 other books (the entire Aurora Teagarden Series, Kathyrn Stocketts ‘The Help’ and The Hundred Year Old Man Who Climbed Out The Window and Disappeared) which is pretty normal for me, or rather it used to be. I’ve gotten out of the habit of reading which is sad. I’ve always been a big reader, ever since I was a kid and now I’m getting back into it.

Tonight my hubby has abandoned me for a night of drinking with his work colleagues. I don’t really mind this, it does us good to have time apart. So after work I went into town and grabbed a Subway and have spent a very pleasant couple of hours munching sandwich and trying to get my head around all I’ve read. I don’t like it when people spoil books for me so I won’t reveal any plot lines. I’m almost looking forward to A Dance with Dragons and its taking all my willpower not to go to Amazon and order the Kindle version to start it right now. I know, however, that it was probably reading as far into the GoT series without a break is probably why I burned out halfway through this book. So instead I started one of my book group books. I joined a local virtual book group (for locals too busy to attend an actual meeting) and also the LSG Book Group on Ravelry. So this month (okay, June, I’m starting a day early) the books are ‘Tigers In Red Weather’ by Liza Klaussmann and ‘The Book Thief’ by Markus Zuzak.

It’s my eventual aim to read all the books I have on my Kindle app. I’m a bit of a book hoarder, or maybe a book magpie. I buy books thinking that I’ll read them. My ‘to-read’ pile was huge. Still is, but now it’s all electronic so at least it’s not taking up so much space!

Well I suppose I should hit post on this 🙂

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