Tuesday, August 19, 2008

I <3 Reading (and a vampire named Edward...)

Sooooo my "Now Reading" section REALLY needs to be updated. Since The Ugly American, I've read Lolita, Twilight, New Moon, the first three chapters of Eclipse (Thanks S) and I'm now into Sophie's Choice. My coworkers also just handed me Nights in Rodanthe this morning, and I'm about 4 chapters in thanks to lunch.


Anyway...I think that tiny paragraph gives you a SMALL taste of my book obsession. I mean, I saw Batman: The Dark Knight this weekend, and although it was FAB (and completely draining I might add) I was REALLY THRILLED about the trip to Borders before the movie. =) I convinced my non-reading brother to buy The Stand (which I'm totally stealing after he's done) and my mom to buy The Secret Life of Bees (which I'm also stealing to re-read when she's done). On TOP of that, M and I bought Bless Me, Ultima (for book club) and Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell.

Whew x2.

LASTLY...by other book-obsessed friend sent me this link where you can download a spreadsheet of the "1001 books you should read before you die." WHY is the spreadsheet so nifty you might ask??? WELL, because you can put a little "r" next to the ones you've read, and the spreadsheet magically tells you what percentage of the 1001 books you've read. AND how many more books you have to read PER YEAR two get through all of them before you die.

Yup. Bibliophilia meets Type A. Supersweet.

Anyway, download the spreadsheet and kill time. AND tell me how many you've read! I'm at about 75. Muwhahahaa.

Whew x3! SHEESH.

Lastly - my post title mentions a certain vampire named Edward. If you have read any of the Twilight books, heard anyone TALK about the Twilight books, or even seen the Twilight trailer...then you know what I mean. What. A. Hottie. If you haven't done any of the above, please let me know and I'll fill you in to the best of my ability. Swoon!

K. I've rambled long enough...have a lovely day!!!


FruGal said...

The link doesn't seem to work. I really want to download that spreadsheet!!

QL girl said...

I'd like the spreadsheet too!

I'm going to admit that I dismissed the Twilight books as kids/tween stuff as soon as I saw the trailer (never heard of them before). Although my cousin is totally into this stuff and she's 20, so maybe I'll give them a shot (I'm only saying this because I'm anonymous here! hehehe) I'll let you know if I read them!