Friday, October 9, 2009

A feature and a great book

Today I have the honor of being featured by Mrs. Woo! Please do go take a look because she is a wonderful person and has a great blog! She's also an American living in Scotland, so I'm really jealous. :)

Now why have I pictured the above book? Well, Mrs. Woo asked some really great interview questions and one of them was which seven books I'd like to have with me on a deserted island. Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro was one of them. You see, this is not the type of book I'd usually read - most especially not set in a time period I enjoy - yet I consider it one of my all-time favorites. Read more about it here. I suggest picking up a copy and seeing what's so special about it.

P.S. I'd love to hear what seven books you'd choose!

14 comments:

  1. Ohh, awesome Ponder =D congrats. Reading is funnn =does cartwheels=

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  2. Oh no, your trying to mind control me to read again!

    I only have a couple books I can consider my favorite...

    The first one being... The Stinky Cheese Man by Jon Scieszka , and that is really NOT a joke.

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  3. Congratulations on the feature! I can definitely understand it, as I really love your blog. It's so much fun that you update almost every day, and often more than one time per day!

    Hm, can I count a series of books as one? I would definitely bring the Dark Tower books by Stephen King, and there are seven of them...

    But if I can count that as one book, I think I would bring the following:

    1) Stephen King's Dark Tower series
    2) Shogun by James Clavell
    3) World War Z by Max Brooks
    4) Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman
    5) The Talisman by Stephen King and Peter Straub
    6) Let the right one in by Jon Ajvide Lindqvist (a swedish horror writer who is awesome!)
    7) Heart Shaped box by Joe Hill (Stephen King's son)

    Can you tell I like horror? :)

    Or maybe I would just bring yarn and my knitting books :)

    / Jenny

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  4. Hahah, Anoriginaljewelry!

    Jenny- I own Neverwhere but have not read it yet. I do like Coraline!

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  5. It would take me awhile to decide on my top 7...but i know number one would be Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison.

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  6. Oh, man, only 7? I'm going to have to think a bit...

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  7. Oh, seven books...

    1. Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See
    2. Another Bullshit Night in Suck City by Nick Flynn
    3. Uglies by Scott Westerfield
    4. Kushiel's Dart by Jacqueline Carey
    5. Ghost in the Snow by Tamara Siller Jones
    6. The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agathe Christie
    7. The Death of Oyster Boy by Tim Burton

    -Piki

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  8. Pikithins, I LOVE Snow Flower and the Secret Fan! I couldn't put it down during the footbinding chapter- that was heartbreaking! Have you read Memoirs of a Geisha? That one is amazing, too...

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  9. Congrats on the feature. I've got a running list of books to read next as I'm about 20 pages away from finishing. One book at a time I say.

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  10. Congrats on the feature dear Amy! It's been a while since we've written eachother... Hope life is still smiling at you :)

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  11. Congrats on that feature, Amy!! I generally like the books of Kazuo Ishiguro, but haven't the last couple he's written... I've yet to read this one new one. Favorite books... Too hard, I have too many. Pride & Prejudice is always at the top though--I'm a huge Jane Austen fan! Love you book posts. I have one each month. Happy Reading...and Happy Weekend! :o)

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  12. Thanks so much for the comment :)
    Always happy to meet another Amy!
    ...Now I'm jelous of this lady living in Scottland! I want to go!

    Hmmm...Seven Books:

    1.The Complete Works Of Edgar Allan Poe
    2.Fragile Things-Neil Gaiman
    3.Fire And Hemlock-Dianna Wynn Jones
    4.Alice And Wonderland-Lewis Carroll
    5.The Bible
    6.The Complete Works Of H.P. Lovecraft
    7.M Is For Magic-Neil Gaiman

    All good books I'd say...

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  13. i just found your blog and esty shop and love both you are so creative and inspirational, the library below is so cool.
    magpie-girl.blogspot.com xx

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  14. Love to read here are mine :

    Pillars of the Earth - Ken Follet
    World without end - Ken Follet
    Outlanders Serie - Diana Gabaldon
    Three Sisters Island Trilogy - Nora Roberts

    Well that will take me awhile to read ..and all are Super !! , only think that are more then 7 xx Dani

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