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“Children, I said to her. For the first little while, they not exactly human, you don't find?”
Nalo Hopkinson

Sunday, April 15, 2012

Once again: Not doing what I am supposed to.

I'm supposed to be reading the classics but...

Last week I saw The Hunger Games and loved it.  When I tried reading the book a few months ago, I cringed and put the book down when the kids starting killing one another.  Everyone kept saying how good the movie was, so I went to see it.  You know what? The movie was excellent and not as violent as the book.  Now I have to read the two other books in the series.  I'm reading Catching Fire instead of The Canterbury Tales.  Then I found Tracey Morgan's autobiography I'm The New Black on the discounted shelf at Barnes and Noble.  While volunteering at the library I found The Great Molasses Flood of 1919 by Deborah Kops.  Instead of reading Hurston's The Complete Stories, I'm reading Snow White Blood Red Edited by Datlow and Windling.  Sometimes I like doing what I'm not supposed to do.







2 comments:

  1. I have 'The Hunger Games' on my TBR list after seeing a trailer for the film version. I hope you enjoy 'Catching Fire' more than 'The Hunger Games'.

    Thanks for the comment you left on my blog!

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  2. Hi Spangle. You're probably going to enjoy The Hunger Games. Right now I'm reading Catching Fire and can't believe what is happening. I'll read Mockingjay immediately because I have to find out what happens to these kids. This is as bad as Harry Potter. Can't wait to see what they do with the second movie.

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