Sunday, March 11, 2007

Books that jumped into my arms and magically came home with me...

The Woman Warrior, Maxine Hong Kingston
A Fine Balance, Rohinton Mistry
Goodbye, Columbus, Philip Roth
Inappropriate Men, Stacey Ballis (just interviewed her for the April issue of Estella)

I also had my first tasty treat from Coldstone Creamery today: the "Birthday Cake Remix". Ohmagod. Cake batter ice cream, brownie chunks, hot fudge mixed through, sprinkles. My butt is expanding just thinking about it again.

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  1. Today was a good girl's day out.

    I just finished rearranging all the books I came home with.

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  2. It was an eeeeexcellent girl's day. I'm still so full I could pop.

    And I haven't arranged books yet. But I should!

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  3. Goodbye, Columbus is a really good read.

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  4. I love it when books decide to come home :) Look forward to your interview.
    And, I can't believe you hadn't had Coldstone Creamery. Yum. Now I want some.

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  5. "A Fine Balance" is excellent but it will rip your friggin heart out. You have been warned.

    I have nothing but fond memories of "Goodbye Columbus" and should reread that again soon :)

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  6. OMG I LOOOOOVE Coldstone. Love it!

    I need some books to jump into my arms and come home with me. Soon.

    Been meaning to read A Fine Balance for years.

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  7. Nik, I've heard a lot of people say that. I can't wait to read it!

    Iliana, I can't believe I hadn't had Coldstone either! It's soooo good. I want to try their cherry cheesecake blend the next time I go.

    Soj, I had you in mind when I bought Goodbye, Columbus. I remembered your fond memories of it. And I remember Dena talking about how heart-squishing A Fine Balance is. It'll definitely be a summer book if I read it any time soon. I can't handle that long a book committment anytime soon.

    Heatheroo, I'm gonna be in NC this summer. We MUST get together and chat and have Coldstone, yes?

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  8. You're coming to NC??!??! OMG Yes! We HAVE to get together. OMG I'm soooo excited now!! Squeee!

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  9. I've heard of the lovely Coldstone magic you speak of.

    Sojourness is right about A Fine Balance but it's worth the damage.

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