Before I am 30; a Reading Goal

I am taking a break from my normal posting pattern of postings this week to perfect my blog on The Color Purple; instead I offer you something a little different. Inspired by Simon of Savidge Reads 40 before 40, I am planning on compiling a list of books to read before I am 30. Novels that I not only have a great interest in reading but also classics, trash lit (the rest of Twilight for ………

Flickan som lekte med elden; The Girl Who Played with Fire by Stieg Larsson

Concerned you may be old before your time? I am a great lover of Lakelands, C and H Fabrics, creams teas (without the tea part), a brisk walk on a warm (but not scorching) summer’s day through a quaint, historically fascinating village. Oh and I am also 25; fellow elderly youth, let us start a club. Other than the oldies who suspiciously eye you up for invading their aged space, C & H Fabrics is ………

Third; ‘Ender’s Game’ by Orson Scott Card

I am finding it hard to write today; I have awoken grumpy and lethargic, and this is not the right frame of mind to be in when you want to write about an awesome book. It is raining outside, dark inside, I am partially confined and I cannot find my award for ‘Worlds Biggest Moaner’ anywhere. As someone who does not have enough motivation or bravery to meet their own potential (apologies for the self-deprecation, ………

Hope and Rebellion; ‘Mockingjay’ by Suzanne Collins

Middles; why are most of them awful? I am hard pressed to find a middle section of a trilogy or three-parter that I prefer to the beginning or the end. With of course the exception of Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, which is definitely the best film of the three; you cannot beat giant talking trees. The middle episodes of Sherlock are never as brilliant as the others, I put The Subtle Knife ………