Thursday, 14 January 2010

Hibernation



The above book arrived (thanks, Steph!) and I'm hibernating today until it's finished. Do you do that too? Count down the days until a book is released and then drop everything else until you have read it? I am often incommunicado for a book and I wouldn't have it any other way.
See you tomorrow.

20 comments:

Eva said...

Enjoy your hibernation! :) I'm 2 books behind now with Thursday Next, but I do intend to catch up!

Paperback Reader said...

Only seventy pages to go and then I can surface :). Hope you enjoy Something Rotten and First Among Sequels!

Kals said...

I love Fforde's Thursday Next series and I'm SO looking forward to your review of Shades of Grey! :D

Paperback Reader said...

Kals, I'm looking forward to writing it! I finished the book last night and should post a review early next week.

savidgereads said...

Enjoy your read of it! I did, but won't say anything in case you havent finished it!

Paperback Reader said...

I finished it last night, Simon. I enjoyed it a LOT!

Jackie (Farm Lane Books) said...

I would love to drop everything and read a book, but unfortunately my two little boys don't allow that to happen! As soon as they're asleep I hide away and can read a great book into the night. I hope that it lived up to expectaions.

Paperback Reader said...

I can only imagine, Jackie. That's one of the reasons that I'm not tempted to have children - the effect it would have on my reading time! Of course, parents would argue that the pay-off is so much more ;).
It did live up to my expectations.

Darlene said...

Something that I dream about but have not managed since becoming a mother and dog owner, sigh. As a child, I would read for hours and then my mother would kick me out of the house for some fresh air. Enjoy this blissful time of peace and quiet with a good book, Claire!

Steph said...

Claire, so glad to hear you enjoyed it - can't wait for your review!

verity said...

Hehe - I'm amused by the comments about children - I think reading and lack of sleep is the only thing that now stands between me and wanting children. Glad you have something so absorbing.

Paperback Reader said...

Darlene, I plan for this blissful time of peace and quiet to continue - I'm going to have cats! My cat Mandoo never disturbs my reading and is always content to sit on my lap, beneath my book, with the occasional nudge for affection!

Steph, I can't wait to discuss it with you! I'm off to read your interview with him now!

Paperback Reader said...

Hello Verity, lovely to see you :P.
Lack of sleep is another reason why I don't think I'm cut out for parenthood - I'm a fiend without enough sleep! It's selfish but realistic; I'd be worried for the child's safety if I was a mother.
I was thoroughly absorbed and desperately needed that after a book slump.

anothercookiecrumbles said...

Enjoy! Hope you enjoyed the time away from the cold....

Paperback Reader said...

anothercookie, I have been bundled and layered up! Today, for instance, I am wearing toe-socks and Uggs to keep my tootsies warm!

Darren @ Bart's Bookshelf said...

I'm so looking forward to getting this one. Jasper's coming to the town next to mine soon, and I'm hoping to get over and grab a signed copy! :D

winstonsdad said...

never sure of fforde only read onr of his will look forward to your review

Paperback Reader said...

Darren, I'm attending a Fforde reading and signing on Monday :). I shall post about it and will review the book early next week too.

Hi winstonsdad, thanks for commenting for the first time. I hope my review persuades you to give Fforde another go!

Carl V. said...

Oh yea, have done that lots of times. Wonderful, isn't it? Hope your hibernation and book reading is all that you want it to be and more.

Paperback Reader said...

Oh Carl, it was! I was then fully immersed in the book that followed it and I love that feeling of complete submission to what I am reading and enjoying.