I’m in a
group on Goodreads where we do monthly challenges, and this week, this week,
the word is right there. This month one challenge is to read as many
non-fiction books as possible. I have wanted to read more non-fiction, so
perfect. I have some biographies lying around, and I have just bought a book
about introversion, so I am excited. I’ll also read a couple of fiction books
probably, cause I like fiction.
Horsley was an artist and professional awesome guy from a slightly posh family.
He was also a writer, and the first white guy to get crucified in the
Philippines. I didn’t really know about him until I saw a random interview with
him on YouTube. And he seemed interesting. I bought the book, and I started
reading it, then I sort of lost it, and I have no idea where I was when I put
it away. So I’ll start from the beginning again and see what happens. I’ll
probably read it. That's usually what happens.
what to say? Keith Richards is the guitarist of the Rolling Stones. And he
wrote a book that’s been praised and lauded and it’ll be awesome. I have heard
it’s amazing, so I’m looking forward to it.
Susan Cain’s TED Talk about introverts, and about herself, and I sort of sat
there thinking; ah, I’m not weird, I’m an introvert. I realized that the fact
that I am shy and don’t necessarily need to like talking to people, and I don’t
mind sitting by myself reading. Also, the Kindle version was only 3 dollars,
score. Sorry Susan.
I should also try to continue some series/trilogies, because I’m an idiot, so I
tend to push things like that away. I just read the first book, then stop. I
don’t know why. Anyway, I’ll try to fix that problem.
book in the Chaos Walking trilogy, The Knife of Never Letting Go, was amazing.
And I should get around to reading it. The Chaos Walking trilogy is about Todd,
the last boy in Prentisstown. The women are all dead, because they got sick.
Todd finds out that the women aren’t dead, when he meets Viola. He goes with
Viola to find a less violent and disturbing place, for help, and at the end of
The Knife of Never Letting Go they run into the psychotic mayor of
Prentisstown, who made his way to the capital before Todd. And now he has to
learn the new order. It sounds interesting and cool and the first book was
the second book in the Gentleman Bastards series. Locke and Jean have gone to
the biggest gambling house in the world, the Sinspire in Tal Verrar. They’re
planning to apply their wonderful skills onto the Sinspire. They must impress
with amusing behaviour and impeccable playing. There is one cardinal rule in
this house; cheating=death. A person from their past knows their secret and that
person is planning to ruin everything. And I’m so excited. I really liked the
first book, and I’m looking forward to this one so much. Oh my God. I love it.