Mim's Knitting Frenzy

Follow the dark and skeery path into the dank recesses of Miriam's mind. There you will find many a knitting needle and the occasional ominous crochet hook. Sinister looking book presses and towering stacks of paper. Where various handcrafts lurk waiting to pounce on the unsuspecting...

Location: Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

Thursday, March 09, 2006

Starschmucks & Book Meme

I have a beef with Starbucks (don't we all*). I'm not a coffee drinker, so I can't speak to the quality of their goods, but when they take over every campus-run drink dispensing unit so that I have to pay 27 CENTS for a crappy paper cup to use MY OWN TEA BAG and get FREE HOT WATER so I can have tea in the morning I just want to beat them all about the head with stinky dead fish! 27 CENTS for a freaking CUP that's too hot to hold unless you use their crappy carboard wrapper! I am overflowing with Squirrelly Wrath!

I was tagged by Carole. Now... if there were more books about history on here, I'd probably have read a greater portion of them. :)

Meme instructions: Look at the list of books below. Bold the ones you've read, italicize the ones you might read, cross out the ones you won't, underline the ones on your book shelf, and place parentheses around the ones you've never even heard of.

The Da Vinci Code - Dan Brown
The Catcher in the Rye - J.D. Salinger
The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy - Douglas Adams
The Great Gatsby - F.Scott Fitzgerald
To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee
The Time Traveler's Wife - Audrey Niffenegger
His Dark Materials - Philip Pullman
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince - J. K. Rowling
Life of Pi - Yann Martel
Animal Farm: A Fairy Story - George Orwell
Catch-22 - Joseph Heller
The Hobbit - J. R. R. Tolkien
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time - Mark Haddon
Lord of the Flies - William Golding
Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen
1984 - George Orwell
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban - J. K. Rowling
One Hundred Years of Solitude - Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Memoirs of a Geisha - Arthur Golden
(The Kite Runner - Khaled Hosseini)
(The Lovely Bones - Alice Sebold)
Slaughterhouse 5 - Kurt Vonnegut
(The Secret History - Donna Tartt)
Wuthering Heights - Emily Bronte
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe - C. S. Lewis
Middlesex - Jeffrey Eugenides
(Cloud Atlas - David Mitchell)
Jane Eyre - Charlotte Bronte
(Atonement - Ian McEwan)
(The Shadow Of The Wind - Carlos Ruiz Zafon)
The Old Man and the Sea - Ernest Hemingway
The Handmaid's Tale - Margaret Atwood
The Bell Jar - Sylvia Plath
Dune - Frank Herbert

I've seen this meme floating around blogland, and I'm always curious why people would say they would never read a book. I'm interested in reading ANY book. It might not be high on my priority list, but I'd still read it if I had it and didn't have anything else I'd rather read. Oh, and if you want to be tagged, yoink it.


*I highly suggest watching "Squirrel Songs", and the content relevant ones are "Small, Medium, Large" and "Coffee House Propaganda". I can't get them to link individually. Don't click if you don't like curse words and crazy talkative squirrels named Foamy :)