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Book hopping | Weekly Snapshot

This week, I've hopped from book to book - sampling a few pages here and there and then abandoning them all because it was too slow or too boring or too dry or too character-oriented or too-plot-oriented or... You get the drift.  Life We had another one of those sick-kids-and-Covid-tests week. My daughter came home from school one day with a runny nose that quickly became chills and tiredness. She had no issues with smell or taste, nevertheless we took her for a test as neither she nor my son would be able to get back to school without a negative test. Thankfully, the test results came negative. This time around, we were all ready for what needed to be done, unlike the first time a month ago.  Other than that, my week has been very quiet. My parents and my father-in-law got their first shots of the Covid vaccine in India, so we are finally trying to confirm my parents' travel plans to the US - a year later than originally planned. It's quite exciting to realize we will soon

PIE List

PIE (Perpetually In Existence) list

The PIE list are those books that I own and always intend to read but never ever get to.
  1. Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
  2. The Zookeeper's Wife by Diane Ackerman
  3. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
  4. I'll Steal You Away by Niccolo Ammaniti
  5. Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood
  6. So Long a Letter by Mariama Ba
  7. Jamrach's Menagerie by Carol Birch
  8. Those Who Save Us by Jenna Blum
  9. The House of Tomorrow by Peter Bognanni
  10. The Wednesday Sisters by Meg Clayton Waite
  11. The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen
  12. Lord of the Flies by William Golding
  13. To the End of the Land by David Grossman
  14. The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini