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my very original book blog *woot*

I'm a slow reader but I love books. I hope to read more every year. 30 Books this year!

Currently reading

The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes
Arthur Conan Doyle
Galatians for You: For Reading, for Feeding, for Leading
Timothy Keller
Life In A West German Town
Robin Sawers
Shepherding a Child's Heart
Tedd Tripp
Concise Theology
J.I. Packer
The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
C.S. Lewis, Pauline Baynes
Proverbs: The Tree of Life
Graeme Goldsworthy, Paul Barnett
Stirrings Of The Soul: Evangelicals And The New Spirituality
Michael Raiter
The Complete Sherlock Holmes Collection
Arthur Conan Doyle

The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, Book 1)

The Hunger Games - Suzanne  Collins For me, this is the kind of book that could get a person into reading. At first I was a little worried about the whole first person-present tense thing but I had to say it added an irresistible element to the spine-tingling action of this book. It's the kind of book you stay up late reading till your eyes are frozen open and it's impossible to get to sleep.
Sure, not every element of the story is an original idea... the main plot of children being forced to battle to the death being one..., but the whole thing is just executed so well. Fast-paced and heartfelt.
This book (and I'm sure the series) goes quickly into the favourites pile and will be re-read by my for years to come.