Monthly Review: October 2010

Posted November 1, 2010 by Whitney in Monthly Review / 2 Comments

Currently Reading 

  1. The Weed that Strings the Hangman’s Bag

Books Read

  1. The Girl Who Played With Fire by Stieg Larsson
  2. The Girl Who Kicked The Hornet’s Nest by Stieg Larsson
  3. Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk by David Sedaris
  4. Suspense and Sensibility by Carrie Bebris 
  5. Tinkers by Paul Harding 
  6. The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley

Movies Watched

  1. The Bad Seed
  2. Bridget Jones’s Diary and the edge of reason

Events

  1. Dewey’s 24 Hour Read-A-Thon
  2. Helluva Halloween II
  3. Halloween Read-A-Thon

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2 responses to “Monthly Review: October 2010

  1. You have no idea how many times I've picked up a Stieg Larsson book and then put it down again. Did you like these? I have wanted to read (and plan to read) Sweetness At The Bottom Of The Pie. It was a toss up between buying that one and The Help. I went with The Help, which I haven't read yet, but it was hard to choose.

  2. I think you'd like both the Millennium series and The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie. They are both very enjoyable reads but are both vastly different in their writing approach; Stieg Larsson is much more dark where as Alan Bradley is a little lighter and more fun-spirited.

    My mom read The Help recently and enjoyed it, but thought it got a bit repetitive towards the end. I'd be curious to read your thoughts on it.

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