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Willow Martin Seedhouse is an Assistant Pipe Organ tuner, Gospel singer, and History buff. She will read just about anything she can get her hands on but especially historical fiction and fantasy. She considers herself a student of life, the Universe, and everything.
What are you currently reading? Your thoughts on it?
The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss. I’m enjoying it quite a lot. Rothfuss paints a very vivid picture with his words, and you can’t help but be drawn in to the story and the world. The characters are entertaining, even the bit parts, and that just pulls you in more. I’m looking forward to reading the next one!
The Rampage of Haruhi Suzumiya by Nagaru Tanigawa, and At Home: A Short History of Private Life by Bill Bryson. I am enjoying both quite a lot. Rampage is a translated Japanese light novel, the fifth in a series and a great book to read when you’re tired and need something light to make you laugh, and At Home is a fascinating book that takes you through the history of everything from architecture and electricity to British and American politics and society. Bill Bryson also has an entertaining way of writing and his footnotes and asides are almost worth it in and of themselves.
How do you like your books served up best – audio books, graphic novels, used paperbacks, library loaner, e-reader…?
Ooooooh, this gets complicated… It depends on whether I’ve read the book before. If I’ve decided it’s good enough to buy, than paperback or occasionally e-book. If I’ve never read it before, than library loaner or I see if my cousins have it, and ask to steal it for a bit. I read a lot of graphic novels as well, but I consider them a different medium. I read them in collected paperback editions and occasionally hardcover. …READ THE REST OF THIS ENTRY>>>