The Sunday Salon #65: The Thirteenth Tale and A Thousand Splendid Suns
Sunday, October 24, 2010 at 11:26PM

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Even though I am very slow with completing books,  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.

I am finally caught up on all of my reviews.  Earlier this week, I buckled down and wrote a review of The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield. I had finished the book a few weeks ago, but could not bring myself to write a review. You can read my review here. I feel like a huge weight has been lifted off my shoulders and feel so glad that I can finally just focus on reading.  Do you feel guilty when you have reviews hanging over your head? 

Speaking of reading, I currently have six books checked out of the library and many are started.  I am realizing that I am not going to complete all of my challenges. The year just flew by.  I am taking a deep breath and releasing the need to finish challenges on time.  After I do that a couple times a day, I can relax and get lost in a good story.  I started reading A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini. I am engrossed in the story so far, but find myself feeling really sad at the plight of the two main characters.  I am also worried that I may end up sobbing at the end of the story.

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