I’m so excited my Meetup went live today, just in time to kick off Banned Books Week. It’s called the I Read Banned & Challenged Books Club. So, obviously if you live in the Washington, DC metro area, please join us or if know someone who lives in the area that loves to read and is so inclined to make a few new friends than by all means them our way. If you don’t live in the area you can still be a part of the group. I will post the upcoming month’s book under the I Read Banned Books Club tab and you can read right along with us. After we meet I will upload a post that will contain my critique, a group discussion summary, and a few group comments. Feel free to share your thoughts on the banned book of the month. I would definitely love to continue discussing the book. Our first meet up is October 18th and we’re reading Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes. Enjoy! I hope you’ll stop by I Read Banned Books Club and give us your thoughts.
: An Mystery
by Håkan Nesser
Translation Published June 2009 by (First Published 1993)
When I read Mind’s Eye by the first time, I didn’t like at all. I didn’t get it and I didn’t know how I could write a review about a book I disliked so intensely. I put it in the pile of books (finished, unfinished, not yet read) and forgot about it. I came across it when I was going through the pile and thought I should give it another shot. And I’m glad I did! 😛
Mind’s Eye by Swedish author Hakan Nesser is the first novel in the (DCI) Van Veeteren series, which takes place in the fictional city of Maardam in Northern Europe. It is a crime procedural about a cantankerous , DCI Van Veeteren on the hunt for a killer. He is not, convinced the right man (Janek Mitter) has been convicted of his wife (Eva Ringmar). Continue reading
“Sometimes life gets in your way.
it gets all up in your damn way.
But it doesn’t get all up in your damn way
because it wants you to just Continue reading
This list will definitely grow over the coming months as I read new books and rediscover old ones. I suspect there will be a new-found respect or perhaps even love for the rediscovered books or perhaps not or maybe I’ll ask myself what in the world did I find so great about this.
So, here’s my list thus far. Continue reading
Love this clip from Charlie Brown’s halloween special “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!” Classic Peanuts!
“If you try to hold my hand, I’ll slug you” says Sally. Not sure that’s the best pick up line, Sally.