What books will you read during the summer?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Ec_Prokta, Jun 21, 2009.

  1. Ec_Prokta

    Ec_Prokta Continuum Shift Anomaly

    Jan 14, 2009
    Just wondering, and we can swap some suggestions!

    Here's what I plan to read:

    Whatever Happened to Penny Candy?
    Around the World in 80 Days
    The Golden Goblet
    Eagle of the Ninth
    The Ides of April
    The Mystery of the Roman Ransom
    Detectives in Togas
    Mara, Daughter of the Nile
    A Murder for Her Majesty
    The Sherwood Ring
    Anna and the King
    The Second Mrs. Giaconda
    The Green Book
    A Year Down Yonder
    Enchantress from the Stars
    Murder on the Orient Express
    The Wednesday Wars
    Made You Look
    You Want WOMEN to Vote, Lizzie Stanton?
    Basic American Government
    Bud, not Buddy
    The Dry Divide
    Right Ho, Jeeves

    *whew* What are YOU gonna read?
  2. BantyHugger

    BantyHugger Songster

    May 23, 2008
    well my list is WAY smaller (and school assigned mind you) but here it is:
    Dandelion Wine
    The Scarlet Letter
    The Memory Keeper's Daughter
  3. Emzyyy

    Emzyyy Runs with Deer

    Jul 14, 2008
    Derby Kansas
    Um I don't really have a list but I can give you ideas from what I have ALREADY read.
    The Uglies (series)
    Twilight (series)
    The Last of the Really Great Wangdoodles
    Eragon (series)
    The Big Fat Manifest
    Looking For JJ

    Can't think of any more...
  4. Big C

    Big C J & C Farms

    Dec 15, 2008
    Vernon Texas
    Just started Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand
    Just finished The Road by Cormac McCarthy
  5. saddina

    saddina Internally Deranged

    May 2, 2009
    Desert, CA
    A bunch of college texts.... started grad school 2 weeks ago.
    Storey's guide to turkeys
    Storey's guide to ducks (again I just can't seem to get the chapter on genetics/colors)
    The last Harry potter book (got it the day it came out [​IMG] )

    With my 3rd grade students:
    Charlotte's Web
    Little House on the Prarie
    Tom Sawyer
  6. Currently reading "Home" by Marilynne Robinson. Want to then re-read "Gilead", also by her.
    Also on my summer list:

    The Omnivore's Dilemma

    The Aeneid

    Les Miserables. Have never read it and DH says it's the finest novel he's ever read.

    The Buccaneers
    Both books by Edith Wharton that I have not read.

    If I get through all those (unlikely now that I live and breathe chickens) I want to read the Purgatorio (Divine Comedy)
  7. Emzyyy

    Emzyyy Runs with Deer

    Jul 14, 2008
    Derby Kansas
    Quote:Frogot Harry Potter (how could I have frogotten HARRY POTTER?!)
  8. Paganbird

    Paganbird CrescentWood Farm

    Apr 25, 2009
    Western Pa
    I don't have any "new" books to read.
    I'll probably read the HP series again before the next movie comes out. (I can read all 7 books in 7 days.)
    Books I would recommend:
    The Red Tent; Anita Diamant (Awesome book)
    Wildwood Dancing; Marillier (Well written, hard to put down)

    I read a lot of Nonfiction. I own a huge number of books. I love reading. I think DH & I have all the Ayn Rand books - they're very good, but not for everyone.
    Les Miserables is a good read... but long & it's kinda hard to put it down once you get started.
    I have not read Basic American Government, but I don't think I want to. LOL!
  9. Ec_Prokta

    Ec_Prokta Continuum Shift Anomaly

    Jan 14, 2009
    Quote:Wow, those sounds lie some good books!

    Basic American Government is a *textbook* on how it works.
  10. Highlander

    Highlander Tartan Terror

    Oct 1, 2008
    Quote:That's an impressive list Princess. [​IMG] Happy reading.

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