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Books, walking, and other Summer adventures!

Nothing too exciting to report. I've been... BUSY! *Gasp*

I finished Dean Koontz's Lightening... and was so terribly disappointed in the ending that I don't think I could ever get myself to try another book of his. The last ten pages seemed like an after-thought to him. He had all of these loose ends to take care of, and it was if he had an "Oh shit! I have to resolve ____! Damnit!" and so he just flung down a side-note and left it at that. *Shakes her fist at him*

I'm now reading FOUR books. There for awhile it was two, but I suppose it's just my fate to be reading way too many books at once. Once a college student, always a college student, I guess.

I'm now reading two non-fiction and two fiction books:

- The Shortest Distance Between You and a Published Book: 20 Stops to Success by Susan Page.

- On Writing by Stephen King. (You seeing a pattern in my non-fiction reading?)

- Incubus Dreams by Laurell K. Hamilton. (*Grumbles at LKH and plays with thoughts of writing her nasty letters, but is way too mature to actually write or send them*)

- Sword and Sorceress IX edited by Marion Zimmer Bradley. (I'm usually not into short story books, but since I'm reading all the books I own but have been avoiding, it's getting read. Plus, since I take those books to work with me to read during breaks, I might even welcome the story breaks.)


I went walking with coldfury last night. Poor man, he so didn't want to because it was so cold, but it was dark, and I think he felt obligated. It was nice, though. The freezing breeze in my face, and the complete calm of just walking. Helps clear my head, but always gets me thinking about things. I take the good with the bad.


Here in a bit, I'm going to go to the Library! Summer needs to do quite a bit of research for her book. The main character in my novel is a vampire, so I have to do some history research, as well as various other topics. I shall bring a backpack, and it will likely get stuffed with books that I have no idea when I'll have time to read! Whoo!

I am then going to meet up with an old friend that I haven't seen in AGES. Not sure how it will go, but I'm hoping that my newfound bluntness (well, bluntness for me) won't get me into trouble.

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