Thursday, January 10, 2013

2013 Reads

Winter is my favorite time of the year to curl up under a blanket with a cup of tea and a good book.  Now that the holidays are behind us, I generally have a bit more free time, and when the weather is bad {and let's face it - it almost always is in the Midwest at this time} I don't feel guilty doing absolutely nothing for an afternoon.  A few of the books on my bookshelf that I am dying to dive into are:
  1. "Me Talk Pretty One Day" - David Sedaris {Currently reading this right now and it's absolutely hilarious} 
  2. "A Farewell to Arms" - Ernest Hemingway {Have read this before but I can never get enough of Hemingway's tight prose}
  3. "Paris was Ours" - Penelope Rowlands
  4. "The Beautiful and Damned" - F. Scott Fitzgerald
  5. "Atonement" - Ian McEwan
  6. "Breakfast at Tiffanys" - Truman Capote
  7. "Lolita" - Vladimir Nabokav
  8. "The Perfectly Imperfect Home" - Deborah Needleman
  9. "Flight Behavior" - Barbara Kingsolver
  10. "Smitten Kitchen" - Deb Perelman
  11. "The French Dog" - Rachel Hale
  12. "Leaves of Grass" - Walt Whitman {I found a beautiful old copy of this at a used book store - the front cover even had a love not enscribed on it from the previous owner}
What are you most looking forward to reading this year?

7 comments:

  1. The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook is currently in transit to my house. Can't wait!

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    1. I got it for Christmas, I am so excited to start cooking my way though it.
      You will have to let me know what you try!

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  2. Oh these look like a great read! i'll have to pick one! :)

    Kristin
    xx

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    1. thank you for stopping by kristin!

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  3. Yay twenty-thirteen reading lists! They are the best — I am looking forward to diving into "The Art of Fielding" (the typographic book cover is divine).

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    1. ooooh i completely forgot to add that one to my list annie, thank you for reminding me!

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  4. Looks like you have some great reads lined up. Just started the Zoo Keeper's Wife by Diane Ackerman. Beautifully written true story and pulling me right in to pre-WW2 Warsaw. You'll love this one, M..

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