Friday, October 17, 2008


It's been so long since I've posted. It's not because I'm not reading; I'm simply not reading anything new at the moment. Having a new baby makes it difficult to get on the computer, let alone think critically about what I'm reading, so I've been rereading The Lord of the Rings and the Harry Potter series. They're pleasantly familiar for my weary brain while up in the middle of the night with the boy, and both are what I consider appropriate fall reads.

My next purchase will be The Midnight Folk by John Masefield (author of The Box of Delights, which Ickie and I so enjoyed reading out loud last Advent). The New York Review Children's Collection edition of Midnight Folk was scheduled to be released on my birthday but was delayed inexplicably until this week. Ickie wants us to read this one out loud during Advent this year. Hopefully the boy will enjoy it! I was reading to him from The Sorcerer's Stone the other day and he drifted off to sleep for a catnap.