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Tristy

Musings of a Book Addict

I'm married to a scavenger of sorts and he often totes home rescued boxes of books that I paw through with shiny, hungry eyes. I pull out the odd and interesting and add them to my teetering stack.

Currently reading

The Hound of the Baskervilles
Arthur Conan Doyle
E.B. White: A Biography
Scott Elledge
Murder on the Orient Express
Agatha Christie
There Is Nothing Wrong with You: Going Beyond Self-Hate
Cheri Huber, June Shiver
Living Buddha, Living Christ
Thích Nhất Hạnh
No. 44, The Mysterious Stranger
Mark Twain
The Snare of the Hunter
Helen MacInnes
Paintings of Henry Miller
Henry Miller, Lawrence Durrell
Dreamways of the Iroquois: Honoring the Secret Wishes of the Soul
Robert Moss
Pentimento (Back Bay Books)
Lillian Hellman

Daughter of Smoke and Bone

Daughter of Smoke and Bone - We picked this up as a last minute audio CD set to listen on our Xmas road trip. I had read that this was an extremely popular, young adult fantasy series and the blue-haired teen heroine sounded like a perfect companion on our journey. I agree with many of the GoodReads reviewers who say that the first half of the book is mesmerizing, and then it sadly veers off into a complicated, dense world of angels fighting demons. We lose track of our great heroine and never quite find our way back to her, which was a sincere disappointment. But it's full of great imagery. Five stars for the first half of the book!