Tuesday, September 15, 2009

My evil ploy


Grab-A-Line Monday started off yesterday with some great quotes! Thanks to those who participated. Made my day. Truly.

I am looking forward to next Monday! Remember: this week when you read something that stops you in your track, jot it down and share it here next week.

And now onto the business at hand.

In my earlier post on why we put books down, I asked these questions: what favorite books have you discovered on your own, and which much-heralded books have lived up to expectations.

Little did you know (confession: little did I know either) it was a way to get book recommendations. So I am going to check out the books you mentioned that I haven't read. So far, these are the ones I've hunted down:


I am going to start on them as soon as I finish the three really good books I'm currently reading:

Kathryn Stockett's The Help
Elizabeth Strout's Olive Kitteridge
Gary Schmidt's Wednesday Wars

{Consider this my contribution to the book-recommendation pool, although I suspect most of you have already read these ones.]

4 comments:

Annie Louden said...

I haven't read any of those and have only heard of two.

I meant to participate yesterday but forgot when I got home! I will be on the lookout for good lines this week.

Solvang Sherrie said...

I just bought The Help at Costco when I was picking up a external hard drive for backup. I keep hearing how good it is.

Kelly H-Y said...

I've heard great things about The Help! You'll have to let us know what you think!

Yat-Yee said...

I will share my experiences reading these books. If you've read any of these, I'd be interested in your reaction as well.

Annie: look forward to your line next Monday!