I am in between books at the moment, but I am really excited about my upcoming reads.
One of my best friends and I have a book club with each other. We take turns picking a book, we read it, then we set up a skype chat to discuss. This time it was my turn to pick. We’ve read some heavy books, and the last one neither one of us could finish. I thought we could use something a little more lighthearted. I was inspired by Molly’s challenge to read at least one classic a year and Izzy’s love letter to her favorite book of all time. I must admit I’ve never read Jane Austen. P&P seemed like a good start and having someone read it with me is good motivation to stick with it. (I will also admit that I’ve tried to read her before but didn’t quite succeed at it.) She’s already 200 pages in so I gots to get a move on this one.
This is May’s read for book club. It is based on a real diary the author found in a dumpster. She read the diary then searched and found the woman to whom it belonged. She brings to life the diary writer’s life living in 1930’s Manhattan. I am a sucker for real life stories and diaries. Hopefully I will get to it this weekend in time for Monday’s meeting.
I don’t know too much about this one besides what I’ve seen in the movie trailers. My mother in law read it and loved it. Since I borrowed it from her and only get to keep it for two weeks, I will be getting to this very soon. Then I’ll see the movie afterward. You can probably expect a book/movie comparison review for this one.
This book was chosen for the APW bookclub. The author looks at marriage from a scientific viewpoint. She examines such topics as love, monogamy, sex, children, money, and housework to give practical advice backed by science. I can’t wait to get my hands on this one. It will have to wait, though, until the end of the month. ) Books need to be prioritized when there is so much organized (but fun!) reading happening.
What books are you excited to get your hands on?