That's why I'm going with Ellis Peters, because I have had Brother Cadfael on the brain for weeks now, and I'm curious enough about him to figure I'll probably read this book relatively quickly. If not, I will end up trying some non-fiction. And if that doesn't work, I might go for something very short. The problem with picking things to read in this state of mind is that I don't want to pick anything I have been very excited about before the slump started, because I run the risk of being frustrated or irritated by it when normally I would love it.
This comes on the verge of NaNoWriMo, too, which may mean that my book/week count may be astonishingly low next month. Just warning.
From One Corpse Too Many by Ellis Peters, p48 ("he" is Brother Cadfael):
"Your lordship will have had orders about us," he said briskly. "We are here to take charge of the dead, and I require clean and adequate space where they may be decently laid until we take them away for burial."
Teaser Tuesdays are hosted by Should Be Reading. It works as follows:
- Grab your current read.
- Open to a random page.
- Share two teaser sentences from somewhere on that page.
- Be careful not to include spoilers!
- Include the title and author.
I am a huge Brother Cadfael fan. Great choice. Mine is here: http://www.rundpinne.com/2009/10/coppola-pediatric-surgeon-in-iraq.html
I love Brother Cadfael!
Gonna check it out!
Teaser Tuesdays: 72 Virgins by Avi Perry
Kill Word Verification
That's a new one for me - good teaser!
My teaser is here.
What an odd thing to find yourself saying, or being told...
Very, very interesting. I like it! Nice teaser.
You can check out mine here.
Thank you everyone for stopping by! I am happy to report that so far Brother Cadfael and his great wisdom and kindness are cozying me through my slump mood quite adequately. The plot just managed to take a twist that has made everything far less predictable...
I'll be looking forward to your thoughts on Brother Cadfael!
Nymeth - hopefully that will be coming sooner rather than later... I have been rather slow reading and reviewing lately, though!
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