Summer Reading List 2010

Just cleaning up the bedroom before life gets incredibly busy and was looking through my "currently reading" book shelf. (It's level with my bed, where I like to sit and do most of my reading.)

This summer, I plucked a bunch of titles to either re-read, rifle through a little, start and get distracted by another interest or get totally absorbed in cover-to-cover:

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man - James Joyce
Goddesses in Everywoman - Jean Shinoda Bolen
Me & Mr Darcy - Alexandra Potter
The Book of the Unknown - Jonathan Keats
Lady Chatterly's Lover - D. H. Lawrence
The New Orleans Review vol. 36.1
Pathways to the Spirit: 100 ways to bring the sacred into daily life - Susan Santucci
Black Life - Dorothea Lasky
Favorite Poems - Emily Dickinson
Selected Poems, Dover Thrift Edition - Emily Dickinson
Selected Poems, Dover Thrift Edition - Walt Whitman
The Diary of Anais Nin
Sense and Sensibility - Jane Austen
30 Days to a Simpler Life - Connie Cox and Cris Evatt
Walden: or, Life in the Woods - Henry David Thoreau
Rachel's Holiday - Marian Keyes
Bridget Jones's Diary - Helen Fielding
Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason - Helen Fielding
Om Yoga: a guide to daily practice - Cyndi Lee
The Gospel of Mary Magdalene - trans Yves St LeLoup
Herb Walker's Happy Traveler Game Book (purchased at Loretta Lynn's Kitchen in Hurricane Mills, TN for the last half of trip to move Mom down South)
If Not Metamorphic - Breda Iijima
Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen
Cultural Affairs in Boston - John Wieners
John Wieners Selected Poems, Black Sparrow edition
A New Book from Rome - John Wieners
Copy Book Entries - Robert Duncan
The Opening of the Field - Robert Duncan
Suspended Imagination - Florine Melnyk
Piece by Piece - Tori Amos with Ann Powers
Harry Potter 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5 - J. K. Rowling

Since summer is almost over, life is about to get insane and I've only got 1 and a half days left, I'm not going to feel guilty about lounging in the sunshine and reading my last peaceful hours away.

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