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.
For the past six months, I have been overwhelmed with book club commitments to the point where I kind of gave up trying to finish the book in time for the meeting. In an effort to meet people in the Boston area, I joined a lot of groups and was getting something out of each one. However, between job searching, bar studying, and then moving, my ability to finish books by a deadline diminished. When I returned to the DC area, I was excited for the chance to be part of a book club again. I thought that I would have more time to read since I was going to be commuting by train; however, my job has been really overwhelming which has cut into my reading time.
I was super excited to attend a meeting of a book club meeting hosted by my dear friend Sonja's older sister, Karen, blogger of Planet Books. I really enjoyed The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield which was this month's selection. I finished the book on Saturday morning and will write a review, but I thought it was incredible. It was nice to attend a meeting for which I was "prepared" and to be able to participate vigorously in the discussion since I was excited about the book. You can read my initial thoughts on the Thirteenth Tale in my last Sunday Salon post which can be found here.