Friday, July 24, 2009

Friday Finds





Three things new to the TBR shelf this week:

I got This is Where I Leave You, by Jonathan Tropper, in the mail from the author's publicist; I'm about 3/4 of the way through this quick, bittersweet, raunchy beach book and enjoying it thoroughly.

Sebastian Barry's The Secret Scripture has been on my radar for a while- ever since it was nominated for last year's Booker Prize- but I found a hardcover on the bargain table at one of my haunts this week and picked it up for a song.

The Confessions of Noa Weber, by Gail Hareven, was a surprise from my LibraryThing friend Irene. It's an Israeli novel and I think I'll like it because all but one of the books LT reccomends for readers of this book, are books I've read and enjoyed. But I'll let you know!

Otherwise, this Friday finds me weeding my book collection, putting some things aside for vacation in a couple of weeks, and finding even more books I'd love to read in my local bookstores. You?

You can read more Friday Finds at ShouldbeReading.wordpress.com.

9 comments:

gautami tripathy said...

The third one really interests me!

Here are my Friday Finds

jlshall said...

Those are all great finds. I've been looking at The Secret Scripture for a while now, too, but haven't bought a copy yet. I'll be interested to see what you think about it.

Dar said...

The Secret Scripture is on my wishlist. I may have to do some book shopping this weekend although I've been trying really hard to control myself. lol.

avisannschild said...

The Confessions of Noa Weber sounds intriguing. I'm looking forward to your review!

Nymeth said...

I've heard nothing but good things about The Secret Scripture! I look forward to your thoughrs.

ANovelMenagerie said...

I loved This is Where I Leave You. My review is written and set to post in early August. LOVED it!

iwriteinbooks said...

These all look good. I haven't read any of them and I've only heard of the first two but they look intriguing. Enjoy!

Blodeuedd said...

I tried to start Sebatian Barrys book but couldn't. But The long long way was one of the best books I read last year.
I hope you like it and then I can try again :)

Zibilee said...

I recently bought The Secret Scripture, and really look forward to reading it. It looks really enjoyable though a tad dark. I look forward to seeing what you think of it.