Hey guys! So I think I'm going to start using Saturdays to post what I'm reading, and talk about it. I read compulsively, and last night almost had a panic attack at the mere thought of the Nook and how it's going to be the death of book stores. I love owning books, being able to fill a bookshelf with them and hold them while I'm reading them. I love being able to stack the books I plan to read in a pile next to my bed. I love wandering through Barnes & Noble reading the backs of every book that catches my fancy. I dream of one day being able to stack the books that I (hopefully) write on a shelf in my office, and saying to people "These are my books!".
Ok, enough of that rambling.
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Right now I am in between books. I just finished reading The Help a couple of days ago, and since I haven't been able to start a new one yet (and that one is amazing) I'm going to write about it!
I know you've all probably seen the commercials for the movie. Well, I'm one of those people who likes to read the book first, and I had also heard from a reliable source that the book was wonderful.
Well, you know those books that keep you up at night reading them? The Help was one of those books, and it's been a while since I've had a book like that! I stayed up till past midnight every night for a couple days just reading that book, and almost missed the bus on Thursday because I couldn't put it down
I don't want to tell you too much about the book before you read it, but it's about Jackson, Mississippi during segregation. The book centers on black women working for white families, and one white girl who decides to get their side of the story. It's told from 3 different points of view, which makes reading it plenty more interesting than one omniscient viewpoint!
So what are you reading right now, loves? Any suggestions? I think I'm going to start on Water For Elephants next!