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Friday, October 27, 2006

Book Festivals

The Louisiana Book Festival is this weekend in Baton Rouge. I held on to the two invitations I received for a couple of months before admitting that there really was no way I could attend as I was committed to a wedding (which I DO want to attend, just wish the two events were not conflicting). It would have been the perfect way to enjoy family and books as I could have stayed with Erin and played with the grandkids.

Booklogged, on the other hand, is going to make a Book Festival in Salt Lake City this weekend!


Finished Beneath the Skin and will look for other Nicci French books. Now reading The Light Years and The Book Thief. I have Atwood's Alias Grace and The Stolen Child on standby.

6 comments:

  1. I'll be starting Book Thief tonight. I've only got about 10 pages left in my current book.

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  2. SuziQ, I'm just getting started and will not have much time for reading this weekend, but I'm looking forward to this one. :)

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  3. I NEED to read Elizabeth Jane Howard. Several have told me to, but I just can't manage to get her to the top of the pile.

    I loved Alias Grace, by the way, and look forward to hearing what you think of it. I'm an Atwood fan.

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  4. Oh! I wish I would have known about the Louisiana Book festival. It would have been a good excuse for me to come home. Go Tigers!

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  5. When we got to Salt Lake on Friday we went to Barnes and Noble and I carried The Book Theif around with me for the whole time. At the last minute I put it back on the shelf, telling myself I would check for a used copy online. I knew I would need to have money for books at the festival. Such immense self control.

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  6. Lisa, I'm enjoying The Light Years, but it is a big 'un with lots (& lots) of characters. I'm an Atwood fan,too, and can't wait to get to Alias Grace.

    Sheri, are you from B.R.? How 'bout dem Tigers?!

    booklogged, :) So you bought...what? Come on, give it up, Cheya. What did you bring home with you?

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