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A library haul after months | Notes from my Reading

Despite so much going on over here between work, house projects, yard work, and just daily living challenges in this pandemic era, I've been able to squeeze in time to read as well, which I'm thankful for, because the news has been abysmal these past few weeks for various reasons and I'm continually worrying about where humanity is headed, even more so than I did before.

A library haul after months...My biggest highlight in books this past week was that the library opened for holds pickup. I'd been checking their website every week to find if next week was going to be the week it opened. So when the notice finally came through last week, I was beyond thrilled. I was also very unsure what books to request from the library since I had gotten very used to reading online. Still, I had a few requested when they called me to schedule a one-hour window for pickup. I did request a ton of books after that though, so I expect a bigger bag this week. 

Some of these are books to rea…

Gilmore Girls Reading Challenge (2010)



Alright, it's official. This is the last challenge I am signing up for! I will be lucky if I can complete half the challenges. What was I thinking? But then, making all these reading lists is such a huge thrill. I am an obsessed list-maker, something I speak about here. Whew!

So, this challenge is hosted by Lisa at Gilmore Girls Reading Challenge. This follows from the TV show Gilmore Girls, in which there is, believe this, a huge number of books listed. The challenge will officially run from January 1, 2010 through December 31, 2010. Crossover books from other challenges are allowed.

I am joining at the Lorelai level, to read 10 books from at least three different categories. So these are the books I plan to read:

Update (Jan 22, 2011): I managed just 4 in the end.
Category: Classics
1. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

Category: YA or Children's
2. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling
3. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling

Category: Modern Classics
4. Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
5. The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
6. The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien
7. The Return of the King by J.R.R. Tolkien

Category: Other
8. Girl, Interrupted by Susanna Kaysen
9. Terms of Endearment by Larry McMurtry
10. Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood by Rebecca Wells

If you're interested as well, or wish to check out the books, go to the sign-up post

Comments

Trollololol said…
haha you sure do like the challenges!!!
I could never do so many - I'd forget about one of them for sure!

I just found your site via J. Kaye!

I'm only pretty new to blogging too! If you're interested, my blog is here.

Aye.Me?
Stephanie said…
What a beautiful blog! I followed you here from J. Kaye's Book Blog, and I signed on as a follower.
Fantastic - I am doing this one too and LOVE all things Gilmore! :) As long as the above commentors are confessing I will too.... I also came from J Kayes recommendation. :)
Wow - love the look of your blog. I followed from J.Kaye's also. I'm doing her reading challenge too. I'll be back to see what you're reading.
I saw you on J. Kaye's blog too. I LOVE the Gilmore Girls. Looks like a really fun challenge.
Terra said…
Congratulations, I saw today that you won an award on J. Kaye's book blog and it is well deserved.
Amanda said…
I just found your blog via J. Kaye and love it! I'm still thinking about joining this challenge!
Athira said…
Aye.Me?, I hope I don't forget the challenges! LOL! Thanks for sharing your blog, I have added it to my feeds.

Laughing Stars, Sheila, TerryLynnJohnson, StephTheBookworm, Terra, Amanda, thanks for following me! :-) I have added your blogs to my feed as well!