I just read two awesome books. They're both uber popular, so I'm betting lots of you have already read them.
I'll start with WATER FOR ELEPHANTS by Sara Gruen. (It came out in 2006, so I'm a wee bit late on this.)
As I was reading, I kept getting blown away by the story and the writing. I'm giving an elephant-sized recommendation to read it.
My first read of 2010: CATCHING FIRE by Suzanne Collins.
CATCHING FIRE is the second book of THE HUNGER GAMES, and I think it's just as great as the first. The nearly tragic part: we have to wait until August 24th for the final book in the trilogy! Aah!
My cheery news is I got a camera for Christmas! It's little, orange, and it takes nice pictures. I'm really excited about it! Let's hope my blog photos are more impressive now that I have a camera that isn't dying.
I'll end today's post with something fun that has nothing to do with writing. I'll stretch it by saying it's relevant because of my WATER FOR ELEPHANTS recommendation. It's a YouTube video my daughter saw at school and it shows an elephant who paints. It's a long video, but it's cool! If you don't want to watch the whole thing, slide the little ball to the eight-minute mark.
Hey, do you think that elephant might get an agent before I do? Ack! Feeling insecure...must up caffeine intake...
How about you? What have you been reading?