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I must be in a mood for historical romance. Having just finished Watch the Wall, My Darling (which was lots of fun) I've now started Joanna by Roberta Gellis. I read the first two books of this series back in March. Why have I waited so long to read Joanna?? I'd forgotten how good Gellis is. Her main characters are so likeable, and it's fun being able to hate King John.
I tried to start reading The Book Thief while laying by the pool in Vegas this weekend but I only got @30 pages in. It's not really a nice beachy sort of read....at all! So I drank some Pina Colada's instead !! I'll start it back up now that I'm home. It seems intersting. I just hope I can get over the weird writing style. We'll see!
Books to the ceiling, Books to the sky, My pile of books is a mile high. How I love them! How I need them! I'll have a long beard by the time I read them. --Arnold Lobel
I really enjoyed The Book Thief, Lila. It is unusual having Death as the narrator, he saw everything in colours, didn't he? He had a bit of a warped sense of humour, if I remember. But I did find it a very moving book.