[DWJ] Book lists (Was: Finally got Enchanted Glass!)

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Wed Feb 3 21:39:47 EST 2010


Melissa, you are still a Jinnius. Great list and comments!

Devra










-----Original Message-----
From: Melissa Proffitt <Melissa at Proffitt.com>
To: Diana Wynne Jones discussion <dwj at suberic.net>
Sent: Mon, Feb 1, 2010 7:32 pm
Subject: Re: [DWJ] Book lists (Was: Finally got Enchanted Glass!)


On Mon, 1 Feb 2010 20:32:00 +0000, Hallie O'Donovan wrote:
>Thanks for the nudge, Kylie - I'm still *planning* on doing my list, though
it's ridiculously late at this point.

I missed Melissa's too!  And other people have done whole lists or a
favourite or two as well.

Pinging Meliiiisssssa...
Hi!  Yes, still here!
Um.
So I started this reading blog last November...I was thinking about keeping
y book log, and how I get behind because I write down stuff I think about
hat I read and not just title and author.  I thought it might be nice,
verall, to force myself to do more writing, and that a blog might be more
ffective than a private journal.
Then on the day winter vacation started, my computer died.  Hard.  I ended
p with no computer, forced to borrow Jacob's, for three weeks.  And even
hough I had access to email and everything, it felt uncomfortable working
t his computer.  So I didn't actually do the end-of-year list until
anuary.  And instead of posting it here, I put it on the blog because,
ell, it gets longer every year, and I always feel guilty about how long it
s.  So I posted it in three installments.
The whole time, I was thinking "I need to mention this to the DWJ list so
nyone who's interested will know where to look."  And then I just never
id.  I think the act of posting made it feel as though I was done with it,
ou know?  Or I'm just being my usual flaky self.
Anyway, the list starts at
ttp://www.janessafari.com/post/2010/01/12/The-Best-of-2009-part-1.aspx.  I
now some of you don't have easy web access, so if anyone really wants, I
an post the text version here (but then I will not feel guilty about the
ength, ooh that sounds good).  The most recent stuff I've posted is the
arry Potter reviews I did in 2007, because we are in the middle of buying a
ouse and I don't have much mental energy for writing.  Though I desperately
ant to write about _The Monstrumologist_, which I finished reading the
ight before I found out about the Printz Awards and which was very good.
Melissa Proffitt
not getting _Enchanted Glass_ until April 8; being poor sucks)
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