Drew loves the look of books covering a wall.
Like this ----->
Its one of his goals in life to have a study filled with books so that his study will look
like this ----->
Collectively, we have a few books. We're getting there. By the time we have a study,
we'll be there.
I love reading. I don't do it as often as I would like, although I constantly have a book with me that I'm 'in the middle of'- just in case I get bored enough to pull it out. Generally I choose Sudoku instead. I am currently reading like 15 books...
... among which are:
- Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass. Lewis Carroll
- Beach Music. Pat Conroy
- Freckles. Gene Stratton-Porter
- Anne of Green Gables. L.M. Montgomery
- The Catcher in the Rye. J.D Salinger
- Mansfield Park. Jane Austen
Whilst reading a book, I tend to start out REALLY slow. This is the period when I choose Sudoku over reading. But then, the farther I get in the book, the more likely it is that I won't be able to put it down. Once the slow part is over, I finish books like mad. I could probably win a race.
I've recently finished:
- A Girl of the Limberlost. Gene Stratton-Porter
- Wuthering Heights. Emily Bronte
- Emma. Jane Austen
- Persuasion. Jane Austen
- Sense and Sensibility. Jane Austen
- Wicked. Gregory Maguire
..... All whilst reading all of the previously mentioned books.
Among my favorites are:
- Jane Eyre. Charlotte Bronte
- East of Eden. John Steinbeck
- Tess of the D'Urbervilles. Thomas Hardy
- The Great Gatsby. F. Scott Fitzgerald
- Heart of Darkness. Joseph Conrad
I am also looking for a list of great classics to read. On my list thus far:
- A Tale of Two Cities. Charles Dickins
- The Importance of Being Earnest. Oscar Wilde [Play]
- Gone With the Wind. Margaret Mitchell
- My Antonia. Willa Cather
- The Scarlet Pimpernel. Baroness Emma Orczy
- To Kill a Mockingbird. Harper Lee
- Doctor Zhivago. Boris Pasternak