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Making time to read...

Six months after picking it up, I decided to buckle down and finish The Old Curiosity Shop. Now that I'm getting into it, I'm starting to like it. Maybe the next time I try Trollope's He Knew He Was Right, I'll get through it. I just need to focus on my reading. Busy as my mom is, she managed to read about 100 books this year (that includes audio books). I'm ashamed of myself- I've read half that.

Next on my list: Atonement by Ian McEwan. I so want to see the movie. It's not playing here. Dammit.

Mom's Rotary Club may have an important guest next week- someone she and I really don't like much, but would still be interesting to see in person. Can't say who he is, but let's just say there will be a lot of security!

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix is out on DVD Tuesday! I'm getting the special 2-disc edition.


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Dec. 11th, 2007 03:13 am (UTC)
If you can't see it, read it. Either the last ten pages or last ten minutes will rip your heart out.

BTW, I didn't choose Brian for the "Bite Me" thing, just for the "Bite Me" thing.
Dec. 11th, 2007 03:23 am (UTC)
Oh, I'm definitely going to read it first. Books are almost always better.
Dec. 11th, 2007 04:08 am (UTC)
You'll love the book. The last ten pages had me in tears.
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