Hey, blog. It’s been a while. About a month, to be exact.
I’ve missed ya. But hey! I promise that I’ve been keeping up with THE promise. The promise I made to myself to keep. on. reading.
(However, it has become rather difficult to read for fun since, uh, college. That is what got me into this reading-less mess in the first place.)
Last time I wrote, I was working on Great Expectations and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. Well, I finished them!
First–Dickens. What a writer. Man, he knew how to make you simultaneously love and hate his characters. Really, I could not have been less “Team Pip”, but I guess you can’t win ’em all. He got what was coming to him.
Second–Mark Haddon’s amazing, amazing book. This one was so perfectly eccentric that I could not put it down. I could not get enough of Christopher John Francis Boone and his fresh perspectives on our aged world.
Besides these books, I’ve also read Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (required read for British Novel, but an absolute classic) and I’m currently at a standstill on page 471 of George Eliot’s Middlemarch.
Sidenote: I should be reading MM right now but it’s midterms. (Procrastination is a skill I should remember to keep off of my résumé.)
I did, in fact, pick up Karine Tuil’s The Age of Reinvention which has been stacked in my TBR (to-be-read) pile for a couple of months now. I’ll be starting (and maybe finishing?) this beauty over spring break next week.
I’m keeping my fingers crossed that studying doesn’t get in the way of this one–it looks superb.
My deepest apologies that I haven’t been lighting up your social media with blog posts lately, I promise, I’ll write more soon 🙂 Until then…
I’m currently reading:
Middlemarch by George Eliot
The Age of Reinvention by Karine Tuil