Monday, January 13, 2014

In the Middle of FOUR

Somehow I have found myself reading TOO MANY books at one time.

I've been slowly reading The Deathly Hallows Lectures by John Granger. Slow enough that it has been renewed at the library and is still overdue. I'm about halfway but it was making me want to get back to Hogwarts so.....

...I started listening to Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire a few days before Christmas, but pushed PAUSE on that in favor of beginning....

...Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin when my library loan of the audiobook came in. Little did I realize it was SO LONG (33 hours). I ADORE IT. I can't wait to keep listening. However....

...James is reading The Fellowship of the Ring (Tolkien, of course!) for his lessons. Talking to him about it made me want to read along with him, y'know, for better discussion. So I decided to read a chapter or two a day along with him. Listening, of course.

All of this has pushed my book club reading aside. I am SUPPOSED to be reading Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility for our January 25 book club meeting. I haven't even started. Yes, I have read it before, but I bought the annotated version purposely for this re-read.

NOT TO MENTION that my sisters chose a Stephen King book for our annual Sister Weekend Book Club. Thankfully that is more than 2 months away yet, because the title is The Stand and it is 1200+ pages long.

AND I just got the newest Stephanie Plum mystery at the library tonight, which has been on my request list for months!

So, I am in the middle of four books all at once and have 3 more urgently pressing!


Anonymous said...

Blissfully surrounded by SO many good books......and you keep ordering more!!! S.King's book has HOW many pages??? Love, Mom

Anonymous said...

I sympathize! I finally got W is for Wasted at the same time as another huge book I've have on request for over two months so both are due in two weeks.