One of my favorite blogs on the Bookternet, The Broke and The Bookish, hosts a weekly link-up every Tuesday with various topics where participants list 10 of... something. I've wanted to join in for awhile... so let's see how this goes! This Tuesday's topic?: Top Ten Places Books Have Made Us Want to Visit 1. Highgate Cemetery in London This was inspired by my reading (and then subsequent re-reading) of Audrey Niffenegger's Her Fearful Symmetry. With a rich history, Highg
his new site posts two voicemails a week, left by readers who are were touched or changed by a particular book.Give it a call! I would love to see your voicemails featured. And this is so cool, I'll even forgive them for reminding me about Moby Dick. #mobydick #hermanmelville #callmeishmael
It's no secret how I feel about that tubby bitch, Moby Dick. But I truly appreciate the awesome-i-tude of the friendly reminder to WASH YOUR FUCKING HANDS, YOU DIRTY BIRD! #hermanmelville #mobydick #fun
D.H. Lawrence once said:
"Moby Dick commands a stillness in the soul..."
Apparently, my soul is rather fidgety (and my time, rather short).
76% complete (ah, the wonders of the Kindle... knowing the precise percentage you've completed. Although I have NO clue what actual page I'm on)! If I can find just a few hours of uninterrupted reading time, the review will be forthcoming. #dhlawrence #mobydick #hermanmelville
I just wanted to give you all an update on my progress through Moby Dick. My mom came into town from Denver last week so Mr. Melville was thrown to the side for a bit to spend some quality time with the woman who gave me life! I'll be picking Aldeux back up starting tonight and hopefully, I'll have a review for you shortly! Thanks for bearing with me. Send any and all complaints c/o Elizabeth's Mommy, Denver Colorado! ;o) #hermanmelville #mobydick
Moby Dick is a whale of a book... hardy har har! Now that that's out of my system... it's onto the next book in The Black, White & Read Book Challenge...Herman Melville's Moby Dick! So grab your harpoon, climb aboard the Pequod and tally ho to Neptune's kingdom! #hermanmelville #mobydick