march nick hornby copycat

Books Bought This Month
The New American Haggadah by Nathan Englander and Jonathan Safran Foer

Books Borrowed This Month
The House of Djinn by Suzanne Fisher Staples
Kingdom Animalia by Aracelis Girmay
The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater
The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster
Cuba 15 by Nancy Osa
Ten Things I Hate About Me by Randa Abdel-Fattah

Books Received This Month
This Thing Called the Future by J.L. Powers

Books Finished This Month
The Fairy Tale Review, Blue Issue edited by Kate Bernheimer
Black Boy, White School by Brian F. Walker
Reading in the Brain by Stanislas Dehaene
Gossip Girl: Psycho Killer by Cecily von Ziegesar
Babel No More by Michael Erard
The House of Djinn by Suzanne Fisher Staples
Kingdom Animalia by Aracelis Girmay

Also, over February and March, I read approximately 128 picturebooks for my picturebook class and wrote 25 essays on them. NBD.

So lately I’m much more into nonfiction than fiction. I can’t get a lot of fiction to hold my attention the way it should, though it helped when I did a reading at the Brookline Library and remembered that I do actually like to write, and that there are really good new YA writers out there. I’m proud of myself this month for finally reading a literary journal, and I’m going to try and find more that I can download by PDF and read on my Kindle, because that seems to be a way that I actually get through them. Also still doing pretty well on the not buying lots of books thing. Must remember to watch movies, though. I’m doing very well with half of this FiftyFiftyMe, but obviously not so well with the other half.


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