Friday, May 13, 2005

Library Booty....

Here's what I picked up at the library sale. Thanks Amanda and Heather for remindming me that I left this part out!

Plain Truth, by Jodi Picoult
Billions & Billions, by Carl Sagan
The New Lifetime Reading Plan, by Fadiman and Major
A Patchwork Planet, by Anne Tyler
The Girls' Guide to Hunting and Fishing, by MelissaBank
Women Who Run with the Wolves, by C. Pinkola Estes
Skinny Dip, by Carl Hiaasen
The Dante Club, by Matthew Pearl
Peace Like a River, by Leif Enger
Love in the Time of Cholera, by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Salt: A World History, by Mark Kurlansky

...and two for my mom...bios of Christopher Reeve andMariel Hemingway. Oh, and an MLA Handbook...onward tograduate school!

I'm like a kitty in new litter.


  1. hey! i just read a patchwork planet a few books back. i haven't done much anne tyler, but it was pretty okay.
    what is wrong with your coworker? didn't mark twain say something along the (higly paraphrased) lines of "never underappreciate idiots. but for them the rest of us wouldn't look so good"? this woman is making you positively glow...and it shouldn't be legal to work in a library with that attitude!

  2. Cats get excited about new kitty litter? Something I did not know...

  3. Ooh! I have the Christopher Reeve bios. I read Still me already, it was so well written! And I bought the second one, drawing a blank on the title right now, but grabbed it a few months ago.
    You'd laught at my TBR piles.
    -Amy :)

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  5. Just so you know, I posted the conversion story...
    The only thing I dislike about Christopher Reeve is that he was all about killing someone else so he wouldn't be stuck in his wheelchair (embryonic stem cell research, which has failed miserably at providing new meds and methods - unlike adult stem cell research which has more than proved itself). I might be more interested in a bio on his wife. I'm always impressed by people who stick to their vows. I'd be interested in Hilary Clinton's bio if I weren't so jaded that I suspect she stuck w/Bubba as a political move...
    There's a reason why I only read St. bios...
    I decided I wanted to clarify this post a bit more before I had a buncha hate comments on my blog...
    I don't think that Christopher Reeve was evil or that he was thinking, "My life is so much more valuable than their lives!" I'm sure he was much like most pro-abortionists - stuck in this mentality where the baby isn't a person unless the mother chooses for it to be - or the mentality where, well, the kid's dead already, might as well put it's body to use... Which is horridly wrong because it provides one more "reason" why we shouldn't get rid of abortion...
    Which is why I don't like March of Dimes...
    I would think, however, that an autobio on Reeve might be pretty darn interesting all things considered...

  6. ooh...i bet my husband would LOVE that bio. he's a big superman nut, ya know.
    if i were a cat i would get excited about new kitty litter. i think. i'm not a cat, so i can't be sure...

  7. ohhhh ahhhhhh.....

    I loved women who run with the wolves. Fairy Tales + Feminism Rock!

  8. I love you all, and I'm goin' to bed, so I'll respond tomorrow! *smooches*

  9. I didn't comment on this post yet, but I don't want to miss out on any responses! Hope you have a good weekend!

  10. Clack,
    You need to keep me updated on your readings more often. I always love knowing what everyone else is reading, so spit it out!

    My co-worker makes me feel like a rocket scientist and a saint. What more could I ask for, really? lol

  11. Cher,
    Learn somethin'g new every day!

  12. Amy,
    I'm glad to hear the Reeves bio is good. I was surprised that I actually knew of one Mom hasn't read. lol

  13. I've got Hil's bio in the living room bookcase, Cher. Will let you know if I *ever* get around to reading it.

  14. Amanda,
    You're so right!!! I love fairy tales and fem!


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