What I’ve Been Reading

When I started this blog I thought I’d be writing more book reviews. Turns out that isn’t really my thang, but since I do enjoy talking about books I thought I’d try this type of post, inspired by Megan, where I share what I’ve been reading lately. First up:


Β The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

I know I’m a little late on the bandwagon with this one, but since I was thirteen when it came out I think you can forgive me. Very heavy stuff, but a great story. After this, I read:


Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See

Normally I’m not a big fan of historical fiction, but it was interesting to learn about this culture. The story itself is really slow however, so if women’s perspectives in 19th-century China isn’t your thing you could probably pass this up. Next up:


The Borrowers by Mary Norton

After those last two serious reads, I needed to give my brain a break, so I decided to pick up a children’s book about very tiny people. I’ve been meaning to reread this anyway since I saw The Secret World of Arrietty a couple years ago.

What have you been reading lately? Are you a fan of historical fiction? Any other adults out there who like to read children’s books?

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  1. Ah!!!! I loooved the Borrowers. It’s a great book. Historical fiction is okay sometimes, as long as there’s stuff that happens in it.


  2. Ah, the borrowers is so great and so cute. The Kite Runner is definitely at a the opposite side of the spectrum. Good choice to pair the two together for maximum brain and emotion relief, haha.


  3. Gayle

     /  June 28, 2014

    Glad you’re enjoying my library. πŸ™‚ And I’m sure you know that I read tons of kids’ books. I have a bunch you might want to read while you’re in Omaha…………



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