The Sunday Salon #44: BlindSight
Sunday, September 20, 2009 at 7:19PM

The Sunday

I am very slow with completing books as I adjusted to married life in the New England area. I thought it would be fun to track my reading progress each week. The Sunday Salon is  an online reading group where all the participants set aside time to read every Sunday and blog about the experience. To learn more or to join, click on the picture above.

Partner was consumed with running some code to finish up a paper that he is presenting at a conference in a few weeks.  As a result, I had a few hours to devote to reading today.  I continued working my way through Blindsightby Robin Cook.  From the moment I started the book, I kept thinking that my mother would enjoy this book.  It is a murder mystery, similar in tone to Agatha Christie novels, but not as strong in my opinion.  The premise of the book is interesting; however, I am not getting as swept up in the plot as I would like.  Also some of the details Cook puts in are mildly racist which I find very irritating and distracting.  When I write my full review, I will go into more detail on that.  Nonetheless, I find the story interesting and I am curious to see what happens next.  Plus, it is fun to get to spend most of your day immersed in a book.

This week I finished reading Once Upon a Day by Lisa Tucker; I wrote up a review.  I am looking forward to attending the book club meeting to discuss the book in a few weeks.

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