Tuesday, November 23, 2010
November Book Club - The Girls
I've been a member of a book club for a couple of years now and we have a fun group of ladies. I really enjoy the evenings out. We talk about everything, from work, to kids, to spouses. Sometimes we even talk about the book!
I like reading, I used to read all the time bk (before knitting). I remember a time when I would spend all day on the couch reading. Day after day spent reading. Now I'm lucky if I finish the book in 3 weeks. I've become a lazy reader. Rarely do I slog through a book hoping it will get better. If it doesn't grab me I just put it down. I wonder how many good stories I've missed out on because of this?
I've found that I have a real love/hate relationship with the books in our book club. Some picks are really great. Some are books that I would never have looked at on my own and I'm glad I got to read them. But some! Some are terrible. I've found that many of the books I don't like, are loved by many of the ladies (makes for some great conversation!). Very few get a universal thumbs down.
Unfortunately this month's book, The Girls, was not a gem for me. I had a hard time getting through it. In fact I didn't. And it doesn't help that I have an all consuming knitting hobby. I'm easily distracted. With the holidays right around the corner, and the temperature dipping, I'd almost rather be knitting.
If I were being truly honest with you, I'd admit that I would almost always rather be knitting!
So what have you been reading?