Reading: 2019 Resolution Nov. Edition

I am behind on my resolution of classics (still). I might not make it. I am going to put in a damn good effort though!! This is of course on top of my annual “I am going to try NaNoWriMo again” attempt.

Completed:

  1. Frankenstein
  2. The Bell Jar
  3. My Sister’s Keeper
  4. The Phantom Tollbooth
  5. The Great Gatsby
  6. Wuthering Heights

Attempted and failed:

  • A Tale of Two Cities (for the upteenth time in my life!)

Started:

  • Kidnapped (Robert Louis Stevenson) audiobook downloaded from the library.
  • The Left Hand of Darkness (Ursula K. LeGuin) downloaded from the library
  • Anna Karenina (Leo Tolstoy) been listening to the audiobook (from Librivox) in the car. I am on Chapter 133 out of 238 which is 56%, but it’s on hold since Kidnapped came through.

On hold/planned/gotten:

  • Good Omens (Terry Pratchett, Neil Gaiman) downloaded the ebook from Google Play
  • The God of Small Thing (Arundhati Roy) I am on hold with a copy from the library.
  • Silence I already have a copy. I know I have a copy of this one! Still can’t find it – but I will!!!

So these are the ones I definitely will not get read:

  1. A Clockwork Orange (Anthony Burgess)
  2. The Grapes of Wrath (John Steinbeck)
  3. Their Eyes were watching God (Zora Neale Hurston)

Library doesn’t have any of these and I was surprised by the lack of Clockwork Orange and Grapes of Wrath. If I can’t find Silence I’ve already book marked Hurston on Google Books.

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Writer, nerd, and perpetual student. I am obsessed with books - both the reading and the making of them. If I won the lottery I would try to have the best private(ish) library in the world. It wouldn't be totally private because the whole purpose of having books is helping other people find a book they will love. I have 2 cats, Genkii (energy) and Kawaii (cutie). I will mention them regularly because they are a daily delight in my life. Granted, sometimes when I'm playing video games they are not so much "delight" as they are "distraction"... but I love them regardless.