"Take no heed of her...She reads a lot of books."
~Jasper Fforde


Sunday, April 29, 2012

Two Weeks

That's right!  I only have two weeks until I'm done for the summer!  And I'm eagerly counting down.  This summer, just as in every summer, my goal is to read.  A lot.  And so, I'm trying to craft a reading schedule; or at least a small list of some of the books I want to read.  Right now, my list consists of a few items by Camus (The Plague, and The Stranger), and the sequels to Johannes Cabal: Necromancer.  Oh, and The Hobbit, because, for those of you who weren't aware, there is a movie coming out later this year....And since The Hobbit is one of my favorite books EVER, I just HAVE to see it!!!  And, I guess after I read The Hobbit, I'll have to read the entire Lord of the Rings series, since it has been on my list for forever and a day.  (Sheesh....this "small" list is starting to become a bit more than I had expected!)

So, that being said...does anyone have anything to recommend?  Either in the way of books, or for a summer reading theme?  For those of you who aren't familiar with this, every summer, I choose a theme.  That doesn't mean that all the books I read have to fit this theme, but that I tend to look for books that fit this theme.  The past two years have been something revolving around Gothic novels/the macbre, and while I always enjoy reading scary things, I should prolly try something new this year.  Any ideas?

5 comments:

  1. Hahahaha!!! We read Camus's The Stranger in.....my senior, yep. We even made an extra credit video of it. Which is on YouTube somewhere. I'll have to find it.

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  2. Also, are you saying you HAVEN'T read Lord of the Rings yet???

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  3. Chess...

    Let me know when you find that video on Youtube; it would be fun to watch (if you don't mind, of course!)

    And yes, that means I haven't read Lord of the Rings yet :( I'm a bit behind on my reading, huh?

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  4. after you read the lord of the rings, you'll have to read the silmarillion. do you want to see the hobbit together?

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  5. Emmy,
    I'm quite agree with reading The Plague and The Stranger. Ahh... Those two are Awesome. I haven't read the Hobbit yet but read The Lord Of The Rings. That's in the top of my favorite list;)
    And how about Lovely Bones and The Blindness and also The Fifth Child by Doris Lessing (as you said you enjoy reading scary things...:))

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