or anyone who follows this blog pretty religiously, you already know by now that I’m not shy about blogging about my favorite author pretty much of all time J.K.Rowling, so when she came out with a new book earlier this year it was all I could do to get my hands on it. Five long years after the final Harry Potter novel, The Casual Vacancy is J.K.Rowling’s latest book, this time an adult novel about a small town with like most small towns, big secrets. I’m not that far in at the moment, I just bought the book with an iTunes card I got for Christmas, but needless to say I’m beyond excited for her book and I will definitely be writing a review on here once I’m finished.
The second book I’m reading, is called Drift: the Unmooring of American Military Power by Rachel Maddow. As most of my followers may know by now, I’m a big fan of Rachel Maddow and her show on MSNBC which I watch religiously, so when I learned she wrote a book it was one of the first times in a long time that I decided to break my vow to myself never to read a celebrity’s book (more on that later), and downloaded a sample off the iBookstore. Drift is a political nonfiction about, exactly what it says on the tin. I’m sure it’ll be a bit more complicated for me to review and probably more complicated to explain, so if your at all a fan of political nonfiction I definitely recommend picking it up for yourself.
I still have quite a few other books I purchased a while back that I need to get finished. the Da Vinci Code, Son of a Witch, Tales of the City (which is more of a re-read) and Can’t Live Without by our very own Joanne Phillips, who’s blog I follow.
First things first however… the Casual Vacancy, it’s the one that I’ve technically been waiting the longest on, so I plan to make it the first book I finish and review. I can’t say when I’ll finish it or even when I’ll put the review up but I hope that the review won’t come long after the book.
PS: My pact with myself that I mentioned earlier was more towards the celebrity novels (e.g.: Snooki’s novel, the Kardashian novel, etc, etc.) I can’t really resist autobiographies so there are a few I’ll probably be reading and the only ONLY novels I might make the exception for that was written by a celebrity is Land of Stories by Chris Colfer. And Skinnydipping by Bethany Frankel.
P.P.S: Please don’t ask what the Kardashian novel is or how I even found it, I don’t want to talk about it and I don’t even remember how I found it, only that it depressed me, even more (if possible) than the Snooki novel, or should I say, two novels? Cause yes, A Shore Thing, has a sequel.
Also a note to Ms. Jordanna, thank you for the book recommendation on Goodreads, as you can see I have a lot of books I need to get too, but I do want to check it out, because I am curious.