My first job was in a bookstore. I was a shy 16 year-old girl who found solace in the books surrounding me. Mabel, the owner of the store, was my kindred spirit. Once I started making money, I could buy the books I wanted. I certainly had easy access to them. Books were always a safe bet when buying me a gift. (By the way, it still is).
Fast forward to the present. The Internet and Amazon.com have made it much easier for me to feed my
Here are my two latest acquisitions. The box and envelope were a surprise to me. I didn't remember ordering anything. I think that's another sign that I may be out of control. In my defense, I pre-ordered The Center of Everything by Linda Urban a long time ago. You can read Kate Messner's recommendation at Nerdy Book Club.
I'm looking forward to having some down time to read. My pile is growing larger and larger. Good thing spring break is coming soon.
Thanks to Ruth and Stacey at Two Writing Teachers for hosting Slice of Life Challenge.