|Seriously. Dither Farm. |
Fun for kids of all ages.
No, wait. Before moving on, I should warn you: the rest of this post is link-heavy. Click at your own risk. Preferably right-click so you can open the links in a new tab and keep reading and exploring at the same time. Rabbit holes can be dangerous, especially when there are books involved.
Now we're really moving on.
Having polished off Dither Farm as well as the library books I'd checked out (specifically Isaac's Storm [nonfiction] and When Christ and His Saints Slept [historical fiction]) and a nonfiction book on the Carolingians that I felt the sudden urge to revisit, I'm actually down to only two books that I'm currently reading.
This is the smallest number of books in my Goodreads 'Currently Reading' section that I've had in months. I have a long list of books I want to read, but at the same time, I find that the majority at the top of the list are books in a series - Christian Cameron's 'Tyrant' series (these haven't been released as hard copy in the United States, so Kindle is my only option), for example, and the rest of Sharon Kay Penman's trilogy on Henry II. Some books that I want to read - Fingal O'Reilley, Irish Doctor and the third book in the Discovery of Witches trilogy - aren't out yet; the latter doesn't even have a publishing date. Also, as you probably noticed, most these books are also historical fiction. That is my favorite genre, but still... I want to branch out. This week I'm reading Craig Ferguson's book Between the Bridge and the River and Sir Walter Scott's Rob Roy and have requested The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane (warning: site has sound) from the library.
What are your favorite reads right now? Any suggestions? And if you're on Goodreads, add me as a friend and I'll go peruse your reading lists!