For several weeks now I’ve been in a bit of a reading slump—making my way slowly through some fiction and nonfiction, but finding that graphic novels are the majority of my finished titles, and everything in general takes me longer than usual. I’ve been reading Hotel Iris, by Yoko Ogawa, and The Return of the Native, by Thomas Hardy, and for some reason the first half of each book took me several weeks. Then, inexplicably, it’s like I was jumpstarted a couple days ago. I’m done with Hotel Iris, getting through the Hardy pretty quickly, and there’s a lot on my TBR shelf that I’m really excited to pick up next.
The non-graphic novels, in this order:
Interspersed with, as I have time (and in no particular order), these graphic novels/manga/comics:
Afterward, I need to start looking at Girl in a Band by Kim Gordon, An Echo of Heaven by Kenzaburo Oe, and the Bowie biography I took home last night. Then we’ll see what’s left.
Do you ever dream of a day when your TBR shelf is completely empty? I do. I would really love to be able to accomplish that this summer. And then, of course, I will immediately fill it again.