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The Sunday Salon

Happy Sunday! How is everyone holding up after the Read-a-Thon? I didn’t participate, but I was watching from the sidelines. I did, however, manage to do about four hours of reading yesterday. I finished an ARC of The Overnight Socialite, by Bridie Clark (author of Because She Can), coming out in mid-December. I’m now about 150 pages into an ARC of Barbara Kingsolver’s new book, The Lacuna, which is set in Mexico in the 1930s and ‘40s. Although it took a bit to get into at first, I’m absolutely entranced by it.

Also read this week was Miss Buncle’s Book, by DE Stevenson, another Persephone, this one about a woman in a country village who writes a satire about her neighbors. It was delightful reading.

I’ve also had some blogging issues—not with this one, but with my review index; the formatting went a bit weird and now I’ve had to completely redo it. It’s time-consuming, seeing as I’ve got about 320 reviews up here on this site. But it’s not terrible.

How’s your Sunday going?

Comments

My Sunday is going very nicely! I didn't participate in the Read-A-Thon either- instead I had to jump through hoops to get a new library card. Such is life.

I can't wait to hear about the new Kingsolver!
booksexy said…
I guess we were all standing on the sidelines of the Read-A-Thon... hmm... were you the one who bumped into me and spilled my hot cider? ;-)

How is The Lacuna? I loved Barbara Kingsolver's last two novels - The Poisonwood Bible and Prodigal Summer - and have high hopes for this new one. I've never really been able to get into her NF as much.

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