Things have been a little quite here at Addicted to Books and for that I appologize. I have been busy with other things and have just not been reading very heavily. Every so often I get so I can’t seem to process the more serious fiction and non-fiction works on my reading list. I will start a book and not finish it or I will restlessly look through my library or the book store hoping for something to “grab me.” I am in this phase now.
So much so that I have stooped to reading kids books! Just kidding, I actually enjoy reading books aimed at a younger audience. Remeber when I posted about being attracted to a book simply because of its aesthetic? This is the case here. The book I picked up was The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket. It is part one in a “A Series of Unfortunate Events.” If you are unfamiliar with series they descibe the rather unpleasant events suurrounding the lives of the Baudelaire children, whose parents die in a horrible fire. In the first book they are adopted by their distant Uncle Boris – a horrible man who treats them horribly.
I thought a bit of light reading would be just the thing for end of August reading. I will let you know how it goes.