Library Trip!

Made a quick trip the library last night AND got in one of the books I have recently ordered off Amazon, so natch, I thought I should share:

Changeless (amazon book!)

Carriger delivers the wickedly funny second novel in her Parasol Protectorate series, which finds Alexia Tarabotti entangled once more with London's vampires, werewolves, and supernatural mysteries. Original.

Loved the first book, so looking forward to this one! :)

A Thousand Splendid Suns

After more than 189 weeks on the New York Timesbestseller list for The Kite Runner, Khaled Hosseini returns with a beautiful, riveting, and haunting novel that confirms his place as one of the most important literary writers today. Propelled by the same superb instinct for storytelling that made The Kite Runnera beloved classic, A Thousand Splendid Sunsis at once an incredible chronicle of thirty years of Afghan history and a deeply moving story of family, friendship, faith, and the salvation to be found in love. Born a generation apart and with very different ideas about love and family, Mariam and Laila are two women brought jarringly together by war, by loss and by fate. As they endure the ever escalating dangers around them-in their home as well as in the streets of Kabul-they come to form a bond that makes them both sisters and mother-daughter to each other, and that will ultimately alter the course not just of their own lives but of the next generation. With heart-wrenching power and suspense, Hosseini shows how a woman's love for her family can move her to shocking and heroic acts of self-sacrifice, and that in the end it is love, or even the memory of love, that is often the key to survival. A stunning accomplishment, A Thousand Splendid Sunsis a haunting, heartbreaking, compelling story of an unforgiving time, an unlikely friendship, and an indestructible love

I am a little apprehensive about reading this because The Kite Runner was very hard to read at times, and since this book is about women it may be even more difficult to get through.

Wuthering Heights

"My greatest thought in living is Heathcliff. If all else perished, and he remained, I should still continue to be . . . Nelly, I am Heathcliff! He's always, always in my mind: not as a pleasure . . . but as my own being."
Wuthering Heights is the only novel of Emily Bronte, who died a year after its publication, at the age of thirty. A brooding Yorkshire tale of a love that is stronger than death, it is also a fierce vision of metaphysical passion, in which heaven and hell, nature and society, are powerfully juxtaposed. Unique, mystical, with a timeless appeal, it has become a classic of English literature.

This is a classic novel that I somehow have not yet read.

The 18 Best Stories by Edgar Allen Poe-
This is pretty self- explanatory. Its almost Halloween- I needed some creepiness in my reading life!

And- just an additional FYI- wear purple sometime in the next couple days to support Erase Hate. It is to show love and support to those young people who have been bullied or abused by others and to celebrate diversity.


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