The Martian Chronicles for NaNoReMo

Life sometimes throws you curve balls.

I wrote a blog post awhile back asking my friends and readers to help me pick a book to read for National Novel Reading Month coming up in February.

I had four books to choose from: Don Quixote, by Cervantes; The Island of Doctor Moreau, by H.G. Wells; The Wind in the Willows, by Kenneth Grahame and David Copperfield, by Charles Dickens.

I’d nearly made up my mind (with the help of the advice given by those who read the original post) to go with Wells. Then I found a book I’d lost awhile back. It seems to me that when I find a book after it’s been lost for some time, it’s like that book is begging to be read.

Who am I to argue with fate? Especially since the author recently passed away and I’ve been wanting to get into some of his works that I haven’t read, including this one.

So that settles it.

For my NaNoReM0 2013 read, I’m going to the Red Planet with Mr. Bradbury.

Look for my tweets and Facebook statuses as I go along.

Happy reading, everyone!

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2 thoughts on “The Martian Chronicles for NaNoReMo

    • Thanks for stopping by, John. Yes, there are a couple books of his that are on my to-read list. One book of his, “Something Wicked This Way Comes,” is a book people always ask me if I’ve read and are genuinely shocked when I say I haven’t. Apparently, people seem to think this would be a book I’d like. So one day, that one will get read, as well. Did you ever make up your mind on what you were going to read?

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