2666

It’s hard to get excited over an 800+ page book like 2666, yet here I am, giddy as a schoolgirl from having just finished the tome. 2666 is a hard novel to describe, let alone analyze, and review.  To describe 2666, the first word that comes to mind is “crazy.”  No, not “crazy,” – “Insane!” 2666,…

My Year in Reading

2011 was a good reading year for me, even though I didn’t reach my goal of reading more than 28 books (my record in 2010).  I read a few books belonging to a series, and also discovered the works of some interesting writers. I read a total of 20 books in 2011; most were pretty…

Buddy Reads: 2666 by Roberto Bolano

I ended 2011 with a book I read with a reading buddy, so I may as well start the year by reading another book with some online friends. My first book for the year is 2666 by Roberto Bolano.  I’ve always wanted to read this book, but its length has always intimidated me. As with Midnight’s Children, I will be reading 2666 with…

Chunkster Reading Challenge, 2012

Because I have a lot of thick books on my “to-read” list for 2012, I thought it would be a good idea to join this new challenge –  the Chunkster Reading Challenge. The rules are pretty simple:  Read adult books (no audio or e-books, though there are some exceptions) that are more than 450 pages long. Visit…