I am very slow with completing books this
semester SUMMER , so I thought that it would be fun to have a progress report of my reading. This is an online reading group where all the participants set aside time to read every Sunday and blog about the experience.
This morning, I continued reading Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi which I started when I returned to Seattle on Thursday night. I was having trouble sleeping and decided to start this novel which is the selection for the Inside Cover. It is my first graphic novel and I really like the format. The story is told from the perspective of a young girl who is learning the purpose of the revolution in Iran. I am not a graphic novel expert, but I am enjoying the style of drawings and the ease with which I am reading. The author captures people's facial expressions and the non-verbals add an additional tool to the story telling.
In addition to reading Persepolis for an online book club discussion, I am also reading the book for the Orbis Teeravm Challenge
This week, I also finished reading White Oleander by Janet Finch. I had talked about it on last week's Sunday Salon. I will write a full review shortly.