Monthly Archive:: April 2014
It looks like I’m steadily scrolling down my To Read list, which encompassed some of the most critically praised books of 2013. Khaled Hosseini is the author of The Kite Runner, which was much beloved by everyone, and A Thousand Splendid Suns, which was much beloved by ME.
“When spring came, even the false spring, there were no problems except where to be happiest.” – Ernest Hemingway in A Moveable Feast
Oh hi…remember me? It’s been a crazy few weeks, but in the midst of it all, I had a little getaway to Montreal. And it was fun!
I did a lot of reading in high school, both in and out of class. I was in Honors English until the 10th grade; for 11th and 12th grade I took advanced placement English courses, earning college credit. We were pretty smart kids. We had good teachers.
When people ask me for a book recommendation – a novel that is solid and well-written with an enjoyable and engaging story – I think of this book. It’s been a favorite of mine since it came out in 2011.
I bought this novel at Hobart International Book Port in the Hobart Book Village (aka the best place ever). The book port specializes in fiction by authors from around the world, including Nobel Prize winners, international bestsellers, and foreign language books.