4/30/2010

Book Worm

Let's talk book reads, shall we? About a month ago, I decided to check out the public library here in Macon. Now, let it be known that I have not had a library card ever and I was just curious.

HOW HAVE I NOT KNOWN WHAT A WONDERFUL INVENTION THE LIBRARY WAS? I mean seriously. I knew it was free and you could rent as many books as you wanted, but I just did NOT UNDERSTAND. It is one of those things that you don't understand the magic behind it until you go. And let me tell, that I have taken full advantage of the free books. I have read 10 books since I got the library card of gold. 10 books.

The one thing I have learned though is that when looking for a book in the stacks, you really need to know what you are looking for. I made the mistake of just getting a book based on the cover with no reference for the book or the author. Bad mistake. It only took me about 40 pages to realize that this book might as well have been a soft porno. yuck. Needless to say, I did not finish that one. So dear readers, tell me what are you reading lately? Save me from buying any more contraband books from the library!


Books you should run to your local library for:

All four of the Emily Giffin books- I know I am last to board this train, but I just finished reading these. So good.

Swapping Lives- Jane Green

Second Wives Club-Jane Moore

Firefly Lane- Kristin Hannah(don't read this without an entire box of tissues near you)


Books I am reading this month:( not sure if the author names are spelled exactly correct...you get the idea)

Everyone Worth Knowing: Lauren Weisenberger

Goodnight Nobody: Jennifer Wiener

The Wedding: Nicholas Sparks

Tell me what you're reading!

3 comments:

Rachel said...

Have you read The Notebook? The Wedding follows The Notebook, and that was SO. GOOD. I could have eaten that book. And then see the movie! The movie was great, too!

We are HUGE proponents of the library. It's insane -- we walk out with 15 to 20 to 25 items (books! CDs! DVDs! magazines!) at any time. I feel like we're getting away with something. We have to pay $30 because we live outside the city limits, but it is TOTALLY worth it. Way less than what you'd pay for 3 books at a bookstore and then you don't have the clutter of books you don't want any more. Good for you!

sarrilly said...

I just stumbled upon your blog not too long ago!

Have you ever read books by Francine Rivers? They swallow me up and I cannot ever put them down.

My absolute favorites: Redeeming Love, The Atonement Child, And the Shofar Blew.

Currently reading her latest, Her Mother's Hope, which has a very different feel to it. Still sorting through my thoughts about it, but yet it's still captivating!

And I love, love, looooove the library too!!!

Missy said...

Just found your blog! I love books. I could read a new one each day. Currently I picked up an old classic. I started to read Alice's adventures in wonderland. It's a quick read, but it's still a lovely little story.