Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Library Loot



Details from Eva at A Striped Arm Chair.










This weeks borrowed books:

























That's it, still working on last week's batch. I did finish The Madonnas of Leningrad***** by Debra Dean, Hannah's Dream**** by Diane Hammond, The Rabbi's Cat 2***+ by Joann Sfar, and We Need to Talk About Kevin***** by Lionel Shriver since the last week's Library Loot. Short reviews of the last three will be posted in my Sunday Salon. See last Sunday's Salon for my views on The Madonnas of Leningrad. The stars pretty well say it though if you're like me and don't want to know any details about a story before you read it. Five stars are must reads, trust me.

If you've stumbled on this post by accident, get thee to a library.

13 comments:

  1. I have a copy of The Sister in my TBR collection and am looking forward to reading that one. I look forward to reading your thoughts on it.

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  2. I loved Kitchen! :) The next Library Loot post will be up tomorrow, if you want to add your link there.

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  3. The Madonnas of Leningrad is on my TBR list for this year because I've only heard good things about it.

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  4. Looks like a great list of books you got from the library. Your post reminded me I got to get to the library today and pick up some books I have waiting on me. Hope you have a wonderful day.

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  5. Wow! You gotten a lot of reading done last week.

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  6. I'm hoping to read Kitchen sometime..

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  7. I love the Library Loot idea but I don't think I could do it. I bring home too many to post! Maybe I could post a select few of the ones I bring home.

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  8. That's a great set of books. I'd particularly recommend "The Sister".

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  9. I've been eyeing *The Sister*, but haven't picked it up yet; I'd like to know what you think of it.

    *Madonnas of Leningrad* is a must read, I agree! I read it several months ago, but haven't written a review yet. I have a few other books waiting for me, too ... books that I LOVED, but am having a hard time wrapping that up into the written word (*Who By Fire* is still in that amazing-but-not-yet-reviewed pile)

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  10. Ireally enjoyed We need to talk about Kevin. Whenever I leave the library I come home with twice as many books as I planned on checking out in the first place. But I certainly get my $$$ worth out of the library card :)

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  11. I am interested in what you think about The Sister. I have not decided yet if I want to read it or not.

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  12. Congratulations on getting so much reading done this week!

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  13. I've read both your library books this week; loved Kitchen!! And I am so glad you liked The Madonnas of Leningrad as well -- it's one of my favourites of the last few years.

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