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Sometimes I get like this  Crazy  when I read a terrible book. To be honest it doesn't occur that often so maybe that is why the emotion is so strong when it does conquer me. My obsession with tote bags has brought me to this though, because how could I ever resist the promotion "buy 3 of our young adult books and get a free tote"??

If I had been a highschooler, instead of just looking like one, maybe (maybe!) I would've liked John Green's books more. The first novel by him which I read was "The fault in our stars". It wasn't extraordinary, but it was cute and a tad teary, though that manifested solely deep down inside of me. Then came "Looking for Alaska" and I thought to myself that it has to be written like that (unconvincing plot and characters etc) since it's targeted at teens. But then... came the novel "An abundance of Katherines" and I'm already Stabbed in the gut, just like Jack the Ripper! Plainly put it is boring, the characters are not interesting, the dialogue is poor and half way through it I'm about to downright toss it into a garbage can. No offense to the author. He still holds my respect for actually making up novels (unlike yours truly, yes).

To end this on a more positive note, today I read a novel by Danilo Kis called "Early sorrows". It's not a life altering book, it's not something that I would recommend wholeheartedly to anyone, but it has left a sweet after taste at least. I can't even tell you what it was about because there were a multitude of small chapters with a slight surreal feel to them, but if you want to feel good about yourself for finishing a book in a day (i.e. in a few hours) go for this one. It has that lyrical feel to the prose. This book or pretty much anything by Martin Page, though my recommendation in his case would be "La libellule de ses huit ans".

Wish you all a lovely weekend. Mine should be so since rain has been announced. Besides, the wind has changed, it's almost autumn :meow:

  • Mood: Rant
  • Listening to: music from my head
  • Reading: The Italian - Ann Radcliffe
  • Drinking: water/coffee


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Millie Love
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I'm M.
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Current Residence: Buc, Ro

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TarosMyr Featured By Owner 5 days ago   Writer
"At six, I taught myself magic; at fourteen, juggling; at sixteen, wire-walking.  In the process, I was thrown out of five different schools.  Regardless, I would never have let my schooling get in the way of my education."
--Philippe Petit, Creativity: the Perfect Crime

lady-of-the-quill Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Hobbyist Writer
Ahhh...! :)
Fameisdead Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you for the fav :D
lady-of-the-quill Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Hobbyist Writer
You're welcome :meow:
tommyboywood Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Hobbyist Writer
Thanks millie
lady-of-the-quill Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Hobbyist Writer
you're welcome :)
marcelflisiuk Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you for the favorite a cool weekend to you.:) (Smile) 
lady-of-the-quill Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
No problem. You have a nice weekend as well! :}
Scarlettletters Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2014  Professional Writer
Thanks very much for faving my work!
lady-of-the-quill Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
You're welcome! :)
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