The Friday 56 is a weekly meme hosted over at Freda’s Voice. The rules are simple and go something like this.
For this weeks Top Ten Tuesday, I went back into the archives
What are your top ten childhood favorites?
Hi all just in case you didn’t know today is the first day of National Blog Posting Month (NaBloPoMo) and I decided to take up the challenge by posting my thoughts on a few novellas. You can read about my challenge here and see the books I’ll be reading throughout 30 days.
So on to the challenge. Enjoy and I hope you’ll share thoughts, too or I’ve inspired you to read it.
This is not my first tango with Richard Bach’s Jonathan Livingston Seagull. The very first time I read it was as part of my summer reading Continue reading
The ‘official’ National Blog Posting Month (NaBloPoMo) begins Sunday, November 1st and I’ve decided to give it a go with a pretty lofty undertaking. I’ll be reading a novella a day and posting my thoughts.
And remember to stop back by and share your thoughts and feel free to leave some comment love.
The Reading List
- Frankenstein by Mary Shelly
- Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton
- Quicksand by Nella Larsen
- The Giver by Lois Lowry
- The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
- A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
- Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach
- Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
- The View from Saturday by E. L. Konigsburg
- Slaughterhouse Five Kurt Vonnegut Continue reading
Why is it on my reading list?
I bought this because my book club was reading it. I started but couldn’t finish it because I was going through my own cancer screenings and it was just a little to close for comfort. During that time all I wanted to do was check out and not be reminded of what of what I was going through.
The bit I did read I really enjoyed. I haven’t had a chance to get back to it for one reason or another, but hopefully soon.