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The Sunday Salon

A very quiet Sunday here, as usual. Didn’t participate in the Readathon, but I was watching from the sidelines. I even did a little bit of reading this weekend: I finished The Royal Griffin, the second in Juliet Dymoke’s series about the Plantagenet family (this one's about Eleanor, daughter to King John and sister to Henry III, and wife of Simon de Montfort). I was also lucky enough to receive a review copy of The Confessions of Catherine de Medici, by CW Gorter, and I’m about 30 pages into it. It’s very good; certainly much better than Jeanne Kalogridis’s novel on Catherine that was published last summer.

Also read this week were Spooky Little Girl, by Laurie Notaro (coming out this week; review TBP on Tuesday) and The Peacock and the Pearl, by Jennifer Lang, a library book I picked up last weekend. My rating for both books was a 3.5; likeable, but not books for my favorites shelf. I definitely think that Laurie Notato’s nonfiction is better than her fiction. Right now I’m trying to catch up on a few reviews. So, not much going on here.

How was your week?


Anonymous said…
I look forward to reading your review of Spooky Little Girl. The title sounded interesting so I checked out the summary on Amazon. Is it meant to be comedic or serious?

BTW, great blog title!


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