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January Round-up

Books Bought: 0

(Not even one, wafer-thin book.  She’s got a will of iron, that woman.)

Books Read: 8, and half of four or five others, all still on the go, so I’m saying 10.  Too few. 

The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins

The Heroine’s Bookshelf by Erin Blakemore

I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith

Daddy-Long-Legs by Jean Webster

I Was a Rat by Philip Pullman

Keep It Real Ed. Lee Gutkind

The Imperfectionists by Tom Rachman

Acquainted with the Night by Christopher Dewdney

Books about Books blog posts:  too few, see below

Bouts with Strep Throat: 2

Damn germs.

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For those of you who are bloggers, this is a post from a year ago from Farm Lane Books about how to back up your blog.  It takes seconds.  Go do it.

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and here is how to make it.

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Advent Book Suggestions

More news of the daily dose of wonderfulness variety: there is an Advent Book Blog, a site where, each day, a handful of recommended great reads magically appear.  Thanks to Steph at Bella’s Bookshelves for the link.

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Erin  Anna (sorry!) from The Green Room has won my extra copy of Unknown Masterpieces.

Happy reading!

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One at a Time

Dialogue over dinner:

Nathalie: Griffin, do you want to start Percy Jackson tonight?

Griffin: No, I want to finish book five of Harry Potter first.

Nathalie: Mmmm, I know what you mean.  I don’t like to read two books at a time.

Griffin: No, you like to read 13 books at a time.

What on earth gave him that idea? 

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Deadline looming

more keep calm options here

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