This was a fairly quiet week at the library for me. I haven’t been reading many of the books I’ve taken out, mostly because I’ve actually been reading a bit less this month. For one thing, my evenings are generally no longer my own because I’m married, which I clearly don’t mind, and while I’m unemployed, I’m in charge of the flat, so I spend more time cleaning and cooking. Nanowrimo takes a couple of hours out of my day, and I spend time every day looking for and applying for new jobs, if I can find any I’m qualified to do. There are depressingly few jobs out there that aren’t for IT specialists or business/marketing majors. If there are any British publishing companies out there looking for someone who is passionate about books, I’m willing to work!
Anyway, on to the books! Click on the pictures to be taken to individual Librarything pages.
- Burning Bright by Tracy Chevalier – Chevalier is a hit or miss author for me, so I got this out of the library for a reason.
- Crazy for You by Jennifer Crusie – I really enjoyed the first book of hers I read and was recently getting annoyed that I’d read all the lightest fiction I have in my possession (in this country – 2/3 of my TBR is in the US) except for a few historical romances, which I’m not in the mood to read right now. Jennifer Crusie seemed like a good way to remedy the situation.
- Touch the Dark by Karen Chance – Same reasoning here as above, and I liked Karen Chance’s story in On the Prowl.
- Daisy: The Life and Loves of the Countess of Warwick by Sushila Anand – I mentioned this book in my Sunday Salon post and I’m still enjoying it. The first half of the book was more about Daisy’s love life, while this second half is much more about Daisy’s involvement in politics. Both are interesting and quite a reflection on the turn of the century in England. I’ll be finished with this one soon.
Have you read any of these books? What did you think?