What better way to relax over the summer than to read a good book?
What I Finished:
Half Bad by Sally Green
…every breath has to be precious and worth it and something important.
My general thoughts: I’m still confused and somewhat unsatisfied after finishing it. That’s probably why there’s a sequel. I seem to have read-the-first-book-in-a-series-and-not-the-second-or-third syndrome. So we’ll see if I get around to picking up the other novels.
The Rule of Three by Eric Walters
I just know that it’s better to have something and not need it than to need it and not have it.
My general thoughts: It felt like I was imagining a movie in my mind. A part of me feels like Walters should’ve turned this story into a screenplay instead. Even though I wasn’t the biggest fan of the dialogue, I still
Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott
If you find that you start a number of stories or pieces that you don’t ever bother finishing, that you lose interest or faith in them along the way, it may be that there is nothing at their center about which you care passionately.
My general thoughts: Lamott gives great advice. But it’s one thing to read. It’s another thing entirely to apply that advice to your writing.
What I Want To Read Next Month:
Zeroes by Scott Westerfeld
Why: Because I want to. And I didn’t feel like reading anything else on my shelves.
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