Thursday, February 26, 2009

Pile o'books

My birthday packages from Barnes and Noble and Amazon finally arrived! I now have a nice stack of books to read! I am still waiting for another package of three Neil Gaiman books. Joey, my husband, ordered it from the "official" bookstore in Minneapolis, but we haven't heard anything yet. I am eager for its arrival since one of them is signed!

Here's the roundup:

The Forest House by Marion Zimmer Bradley
The Fairy's Return and Other Princess Tales by Gail Carson Levine
Serenity Found: More Unauthorized Essays on Joss Whedon's Serenity edited by Jane Espenson
Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine
Book of a Thousand Days by Shannon Hale
Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk
Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson
Graceling by Kristin Cashore
Dark Whispers by Bruce Colville

I am now reading Graceling by Kristin Ganshore. I hope to put a review up for it. This is the author's first book, and so far so good! I flew through the first chapter last night.

I will write more this weekend since my writing goal must be reached at midnight on Saturday. I am hoping to reach 20,000 words in my novel KIN. I have about 5,000 words to go! Then I will reexamine my goals on March 1st. I am pleased with how everything is falling into place so far. Let's see if it keeps up!

Picture of birthday books, cards, and Valentine's Day flowers from my love. He gave me one for every Valentine's Day we celebrated since we got married.

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