Thursday, July 8, 2010

This Week in Our Year

Hello and welcome to This Week in Our Year. 

We had a busy week around here.  The following books were reviewed:
The Gathering Storm
The Kreutzer Sonata
Mrs. Dalloway
The Greatest Thing Since Sliced Bread - nominee for best book read this year

Also, we are participating in the Book Blogger Hop for this week.  Thanks to Crazy for Books for hosting this event.  If you are visiting via the Hop, a double welcome to you.  Feel free to follow us here or on twitter.  This week our host has asked us to list our favorite authors.  Since there are two of us here, you get a two for one deal.  Here are our lists:

1. Jeffrey Archer - great modern bestseller author.  I am not much for the latest books, but I always read his when they come out.
2. Virginia Woolf - only read one of her books, but it was a good one.
3. O. Henry - a favorite of mine from a very young age
4. Wilkie Collins - again only one book read, but it was a good one!
5. Emily Dickenson - gotta include a poet in there.

1. Robert Jordan / Brandon Sanderson - yes, they are grouped together b/c I haven't *found* Brandon outside of The Wheel of Time. It'll happen soon.
2. Glen Cook - great fantasy, great sci-fi
3. Joe Abercrombie - a new-ish author
4. Weis/Hickman/Salvatore - it's smut-fantasy, but you need some of that every now and then.
5. Tad Williams - Otherland followed by Memory,Sorrow, and Thorn

Notable: Stephen King, Robert Louis Stevenson


  1. Hey! I'm visiting from the hop! I love your idea for a blog! It looks like a lot of fun, and it's great that you found something like this you could do together! I look forward to reading more of your blog!

    Books from Bleh to Basically Amazing

  2. Hi! I'm visiting because of the blog hop. Great place!

    I'm a follower.

    I'll be hanging around awhile.

    VampAngel's Dilemma: To Read or Not To Read It? That is The Question

  3. Book Hop guest hopping through.

    Nice Blog!

    Personal Book Blog
    Group Book Blog

  4. I came over from the hop and I am now a follower. Which Wilkie Collins book did you read? Stop by my blog if you can.

  5. Hi, hopping on over! Like your recent buys- I too am either a feast or famine when it comes to buying!
    Happy reading!

  6. Stopping by from the hop. Have a great weekend!

  7. Thanks for stopping by on the Hop!