Saturday, June 15, 2013

Ready for Summer!

No, don't worry. I'm not going to send you running to the Un-Follow button by posting photos of me in my newest bathing suit. That's not how I get ready for summer, anyway.

This is what I do: Two weeks before school's out I start requesting books from my three favorite libraries. I request a couple of books at Paperbackswap. I buy a few books at Amazon. I pick up a couple more books at Barnes & Noble. And there are always the usual books-to-review that seem to arrive rather steadily at three a week these days.

Here's some of the thirty or so books that I'm set to read this summer:

 Some fun cookbooks.

Paris. Of course.


Writing. And drawing.



Origami stories. Philosophy. And poetry.


And an amazing book I request every summer:
The Most Beautiful Libraries in the World.

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22 comments:

  1. Vicki, what a nice variety there, I've seen that "most beautiful libraries book" it's wonderful - great photos.

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  2. Ah, these are lovely! And since you purged some shelves, you have room...right?

    Enjoy...and thanks for visiting my blog.

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  3. Not Vicki (though I always wanted to be named Vicki, I think). Thanks for stopping by, Diane!

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  4. Yahoo for stacks of books! :D I've heard good things about that Rutherford, I hope you enjoy it!

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  5. What a great way to start the summer. I always raid the shelves at work since I work in a library. Last summer I brought home 30 books, but this summer I chose 6. I figure I can go back any time I need a YA fix!

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  6. I enjoyed Paris by Edward Rutherfurd -- and it took my whole France trip to read it! Here were my thoughts: http://www.joyweesemoll.com/2013/06/07/book-review-paris-by-edward-rutherfurd/

    That library book looks gorgeous!

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  7. That's some selection you have here, happy reading.

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  8. You've got an interesting mix of books there, especially the cookery ones. My Snapshot is http://goo.gl/9IGEs

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  9. Quite a collection, Deb! Sounds like fun!

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  10. You have some nice titles here.

    PARIS looks good.

    Elizabeth
    Silver's Reviews
    My Saturday Snapshot

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  11. Sounds like a perfect summer.

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  12. I'm very happy to have all of these choices!

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  13. looks like a good lot of reading! :)

    I have PARIS on my tbr pile, too. I love his books!

    Beth
    Beth's Book-Nook Blog

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  14. It looks like you have plenty of good books for the summer!

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  15. Do like your books especially the Paris ones.

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  16. oh my! such a wonderful set of books.. i love the.. well all of them

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  17. So many FOOD books!!!! Looks like heaven.

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  18. Origami stories? That is intriguing for sure. Enjoy your summer reading!

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  19. Deb, I love your plan! I'm sending today putting together my summer reading stack. Enjoy your stack.

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  20. What a good collection! That Library book looks fascinating.

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