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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

Networked

Networked: Carabella on the Run - Mark Badger, Gerard Jones This has the feeling of a vanity publication - someone who really freaked out about the privacy issues of social networking and wants to spread "the word" to the teen masses. Hey, it's a modern day Chick Tract! The story has some cute aspects, but the graphic illustrations are pretty bad. Horrendous shading and characters so badly drawn, they don't look like the same person from panel to panel. But kudos for having a dream and putting it all together and getting it published, I guess.