Some of my reading got a little messed up this week because my Nook Simple Touch updated its operating system, and suddenly I couldn’t open a lot of my NetGalley books I’d put on there. As a result, I didn’t read much more of The Uninvited. That one has been tough to get through, too, because there’s a weird issue with the letters f and l being missing from words, so it’s harder to read. I have to stop and think about it, which pulls me out of the story. Since it’s getting published now, I might just see if my library has it and read a good copy.
This week, I am doing an hour and a half presentation/show-and-tell at work, called “Weird Science.” It’s for our Independent Activities Period. I’ll be showing some of the cool books we have in special collections, with stuff like a book on traveling to the moon that was published in the 1600s, Sir Isaac Newton’s translation of The Book of Nicholas Flamel (we have part of this, handwritten by Newton himself!), and N-rays, which don’t actually exist but were hugely popular in scientific publishing from 1904-1906. Hopefully lots of people will come and it will be a good time.
Also, ALA Midwinter is just three weeks away! Actually, less than that. Crazy! I’m on two committees, so I’ll be there. Anybody else going?
Continuing to read:
The Passage by Justin Cronin (audiobook) — About 9 hours to go!
The Archived by Victoria Schwab
Restless in Peace by Mariah de la Croix — my “read while walking to the bathroom at work” book
The Uninvited by Liz Jensen
What are you reading this week?