Here is my nightstand:
Starting at the top...
Haphazardly Implausible by Jack Lewis Baillot.
I'm re-reading this in preparation for editing Book the Third and am enjoying it SO. MUCH! Jack, if you're reading this: girl, you are talented! This is such a wonderful book—go find it and read it.
Claude Debussy by Paul Roberts.
One of my goals this year is to read one nonfiction a month. This biography was going to be last months... but then I had to read a nonfiction for school (What Went Wrong? by Bernard Lewis. It was a great book) so I decided that this book would be February's nonfiction.
Claude Debussy was a French composer in the late 1800s-early 1900s. His music was very controversial and inventive for the time.
Here is one of his pieces:
Weirdos from Another Planet by Bill Waterson.
A Calvin and Hobbes comic book. Little known Abbey fact: I love comics. My most-read author is Jim Davis, who writes the Garfield comic. I read all of the Garfield books up through fifty when I was younger.
Twilight by Stephanie Meyer.
I plan on starting this one tonight... It's February's reading challenge book.
Funny story... we went to the library and I was looking in the youth adult section for Twilight. Normally, I stay far, far away from the young adult section because I don't have a very high regard for YA fiction. That, coupled with the secret knowledge that I was there looking for Twilight (of all books) had me rather jumpy and very embarrassed. Who should show up at that very moment? A librarian from my childhood! She did story time at the library when I was little every week and, somehow, she still remembers me. We run into each other every other year or so... Anyway, that added to my embarrassment. In the end, since the library didn't have it, I ended up buying a cheap copy at the used bookstore (that was embarrassing too... ugh, I had to carry it around!). Maybe I can burn it when I'm finished with it. Haha.
My review for Romeo and Juliet, my first reading challenge book, should be up later this week.
The Inventor's Secret by Andrea Cremer.
This is a steampunk book that I have heard a bit about on youtube's book community. I read the synopsis and it looked interesting (alternate USA where the Revolutionary War never happened? Whoa) so I got it out from the library.
The False Prince by Jennifer A. Nielson.
This is a book Jack highly recommended, so when I saw it on the shelf, I couldn't resist getting it out from the library.
What are YOU reading?
Live long and prosper.