Tuesday, March 9, 2010

What I'm Reading Now...

Here's a quick update of what I'm up to now since I'm a little behind in writing about what I've read so far this year.

Betsy-Tacy (Betsy-Tacy Books)Last night, I began reading Betsy-Tacy by Maud Hart Lovelace.  It's the first in the Betsy-Tacy book series.

I'm only a couple pages into the series, so I can't provide too much feedback yet.  I saw one of the books in the series when I was at the bookstore a few months back, and I figured I should start at the beginning of the series so I don't miss anything.

I also wanted a quick read before I pick up Jodi Picoult's new novel on House Rules Wednesday.  It came out last Tuesday, but I'm going to a book signing next week and couldn't get to the bookstore to pick it up earlier (by the way, I am SOOOOO excited!).

Stuart LittleMy son and I are also reading Stuart Little by E.B. White one chapter at a time before bed.  To the best of my recollection, I have not read Stuart Little (insert shock and awe here), so I am very excited about reading now with my little guy.

I don't know why I never got around to reading this when I was younger.  It may be one of those that I started reading at one point, but never finished.  I was very good at that, kind of like the pile of crochet projects I have in my living room that are half done.  Some things never change!

Chicago: A BiographyI am still plugging away at Dominic Pacyga's Chicago: A Biography.  I said it before and I'll say it again: it took me 12 weeks to take Dr. Pacyga's class.  I am taking my time to finish his book!

Right now, I'm still only about 50 pages into the book.  I'm just about at the Civil War.  I just read about the outbreaks of cholera, and am thankful that I'm here during this era instead of then. 

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