Another Monday is here and a literary awards week is behind us. So what did everyone think? I’ve never read anything by Hilary Mantel, though I already own Wolf Hall. This weekend I went out and purchased two more of her novels: A Change of Climate & Vacant Possession. Both books are described as black comedies on the back cover – perfect October & November … Continue reading It’s Monday! What Am I Reading?
Phineas William Walsh is on a mission. He’s going to save the world one endangered species at a time – and he’s depending on the Green Channel to help him do it. That is until things go terribly, horribly wrong… as they only can in the life of a fourth grader. Carla Gunn’s first novel, Amphibian, is both entertaining and engaging. Written in the first … Continue reading Amphibian by Carla Gunn
Another Monday is upon us… *yawn*. Fortunately, this week should be a bit more exciting than most: October is the month of book awards! October 6th – 2009 Man Booker Prize Winner Announced October 8th – Nobel Prize for Literature Announced October 13th – 20 Finalists for the National Book Award are Announced (come on guys – you couldn’t come up with something snappier???) Also, … Continue reading It’s Monday? What Am I Reading?
All these Mondays are starting to add up… So what’s coming up on BookSexy for everyone to look forward to? First, check out the review of Walter Moers’ The Alchemaster’s Apprentice that was posted over the weekend. It’s a wonderful October read, especially if you have a YA in your life going through Harry Potter & Twilight withdrawals. It’ll stop the shakes – promise! And … Continue reading It’s Another Monday! What Am I Reading?*
It’s Monday! What Am I Reading? I wish I could say something more exciting than this… but I’m working my way through A.S. Byatt’s The Children’s Book. I’m embarrassed to admit that I’m under halfway in… and I’m still waiting for something to happen. Anything. A meteor from the sky might liven things up a bit. What is getting me through is the sheer beauty … Continue reading It’s Monday, Again! What Am I Reading?