Saturday, April 18, 2009

Read-a-thon 7 hours



7 hours in:


2.The Sum of Our Lives**** by Isabel Allende (2008)

Memoir, 321 pages paperback, translated from the Spanish

Completed, I was part way into it before today. A very enjoyable read. Highly recommended.
Completed earlier:
1. The Cradle****+ by Patrick Somerville (2009) 204 pages hardcover
Next will be Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi.

But first, I nap.
Thank you to all those stopping by to cheer me on. I really appreciate it, I just don't know when I'll get around to your blogs.

10 comments:

  1. Great books, Sandra! I've only read Allende's DAUGHTER OF FORTUNE. Loved READING LOLITA IN TEHRAN; that's one of those books that I remember exactly where/when I read it.

    Enjoy the readathon ... hope your nap refreshes you!

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  2. Reading Lolita is a great book. There was one thing that really helped me when I read it, though, because I wasn't very famliar with middle eastern names, and that was writing down all the girls' names and descriptions on a sheet of paper to refer back to so I didn't have to keep flipping.

    Enjoy your nap!

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  3. I've never read any Allende, but I think I really should. I haven't napped yet, but I'm worried about crashing here in a little bit. For now, I'm off to the library.

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  4. Yay for a nap! I may indulge in one after dinner...

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  5. Enjoy your nap. Good luck with the rest of the read-a-thon and have fun!

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  6. I'm cheering you on...I love Allende's work! Its fantastic!

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  7. I'm so glad you liked the book. I heard Isabel Allende on Blog Talk Radio and she's fascinating.

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  8. A nap sounds like a good plan!
    You're having a great day...

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