Monday, May 18, 2009

Books, books and more books!

I have become obsessed with them! I've read 13 books so far this month (I'm a recluse - I don't go out much and sleep is highly over-rated IMHO :)). I've been making my way through the pile I bought home from the US but I'm also becoming very well known in my local Border's :) I'm sure the security guard thinks "OMG, she's here again!!!" every time he sees me walk in - lol. Well, I am in there at least twice a week while the kids are at their guitar lessons - the music school is in the same shopping centre and very conveniently within a five minute walk to Border's - and I invariably walk out with at least one or two (or more!) books to add to my collection.

I blame my obsession on Goodreads :) Keep discovering new series and authors, and more recently, monthly challenges that peak my interest which then sends me on yet another quest to Border's. At the moment I'm fantasizing about turning our guest bedroom into a library - wonder what DH's reaction to that would be, LOL?

I haven't completely abandoned my stitching though. I've been making slow progress on Plum Gothic and Dark Cherry but not much else. Will upload pics in the next day or two.

So, there you go. I'm around, just have my nose stuck in a book and in some alternate reality :)

6 comments:

Sharon said...

Sounds like a great thing to me! I have been reading a little more myself.

Juls said...

Love reading and also loved reading of your adventures recently! Have you checked out paperbackswap.com??? A great bookswapping site....I have so many books now that I'm just jumping around.....

RuthB said...

Reading is a good thing. I have adopted audio books for stitching purposes, but it still isn't quite right.

I congratulate you on a very successful month -- and it's still relatively young!

Deborah/LavenderRose said...

I'm laughing, Mel, only because I'm so bookish, myself!! It's always a toss-up to me whether to read or stitch. Nicole has the best idea: she listens to books on tape and stitches. Although, I'm not so good at that. I love the written word...there's just something about reading. Love ya!

Maren said...

Nothing wrong with reading, or even with reading a lot. Sadly, I don't have a Borders or any other kind of book store in this little town I've moved to. But I do have an Amazon distribution center. And a Walmart, so I can get more bookcases as I need them. Woot!

venus said...

Reading books is good...
Good thougts..thanks for sharing this post with us...
I so enjoyed my visit to your blog....

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