Weekly Recap / Loads of Links 5/31/2013

 (Books as a seating chart – via Martha Stewart Weddings)

There has actually been some activity on this blog on days other than these Friday recap/link roundups. I’ve finished a couple of books, started some new ones, and read a few pages in others. I’m really struggling to get through Catch-22 and Steinbeck’s The Log on the Sea of Cortez. They are both long, and somewhat boring books. But I love Steinbeck, so I’m determined to keep reading. Catch-22 is one of those “must-read” titles, is it not? I should give it a fair chance.

Books I read or reviewed this week

Looking For Me by Beth Hoffman (Today is the last day of the giveaway for this title. If you haven’t entered the giveaway yet, you have until next Friday to do so! Sign up HERE.

Becoming Americans in Paris by Brooke Blower (review to come next week).

What I started reading this week

The Fountain of St. James Court or The Portrait of the Artist as an Old Woman – Sena Jeter Naslund

What I’m still reading this week

Catch-22 by Joseph Heller

The Log on the Sea of Cortez by John Steinbeck

Links found around online

2 responses to “Weekly Recap / Loads of Links 5/31/2013

  1. hardlyregistered

    I found Catch 22 to be terribly slow paced, but in the end I was glad for having finished it. Well, I finished it by proxy. It was one of the few books that I completed via audio books and was able to get through it via a long drive to San Diego and back. http://hardlywritten.wordpress.com/2011/08/26/catch-22/

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