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12 October 2010
Manic Monday: Grimspace by Ann Aguirre & Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
Each Monday (or the closest I can get to Monday) I will be posting a Past/Present/Future Reading Post called Manic Monday. Don't hate me if I post it on a Tuesday - it just indicates how "manic" my Monday really was! If you want to see more of what I have been reading, I try and update my Goodreads account with each book I am reading.
What I just finished reading
I can't remember the last real book I finished reading. I have been flicking back and forth... I am on a book ban, and it is driving me crazy! I read a bunch of my mumma's M&B when I was visiting her last week because I couldn't concentrate on my book for book club.
What I am reading now
Grimspace by Ann Aguirre
Blurb from Goodreads:
As the carrier of a rare gene, Sirantha Jax has the ability to jump ships through grimspace—a talent which makes her a highly prized navigator for the Corp. Then a crash landing kills everyone on board, leaving Jax in a jail cell with no memory of the crash. But her fun's not over. A group of rogue fighters frees her…for a price: her help in overthrowing the established order.
Grimspace was lent by Rosie, and I don't take borrowed books away from my room. When I am not at home I am reading:
Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
Blurb from Goodreads:
From the Booker Prize-winning author of The Remains of the Day comes a devastating new novel of innocence, knowledge, and loss. As children Kathy, Ruth, and Tommy were students at Hailsham, an exclusive boarding school secluded in the English countryside. It was a place of mercurial cliques and mysterious rules where teachers were constantly reminding their charges of how special they were.
Now, years later, Kathy is a young woman. Ruth and Tommy have reentered her life. And for the first time she is beginning to look back at their shared past and understand just what it is that makes them special–and how that gift will shape the rest of their time together. Suspenseful, moving, beautifully atmospheric, Never Let Me Go is another classic by the author of The Remains of the Day.
What I am reading next
Rosie (@Fangbooks on Twitter) just lent me a big juicy bag of books! I am spoilt for choices!!! Isn't she lovely!!! :D