Ruby Ramblings


Happy 2010 – December Reads
January 3, 2010, 2:35 am
Filed under: Books, Korea, Travel

December was a highly discontent month. Holidays celebrated in drunken Korean fashion, and a stunted, disappointing selection of reading.

BonkBonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex Ironically, this was the most intelligent and engaging book this I read all month. And positively hilarious.
Interview with Mary Roach on Fora TV.

Dork Whore Dork Whore: My Travels Through Asia as a Twenty-Year-Old Pseudo-Virgin Seoul Women’s Bookclub selection of the month. We met at a great coffee shop, but didn’t spend much time talking about the book. How much do you really want to talk about another woman’s sex life, or lack there of, in Asia?

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: Women Writers Explore Their Favorite Fairy Tales

Ancient Wisdom, Modern World: Ethics for the New Millennium

Prince of the Blood

Insecure at last by E. Eisler

My year in reading:

January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November

I was going back over the months because I’m trying to pick the best book I read in the past year for a game I play on bookobsessed. The year definitely started out fantastic when I was unemployed, reading constantly, and waiting to ship out to Korea, since being here my reading time has dwindled, as has my selection. But overall, not so bad.

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Do you still have Bonk? I’d like to read it.
Happy New Year…can’t wait to see you — hopefully next weekend. Val asked about you.

Comment by bybee

I’m jealous that you have time to read so many great books. Thanks for the updates Shanna.

Comment by K. Crane

Shanna, We are reading everything you write in your blog and are learning about Korea. Believe me the books you are reading are not in our small library in St.Paris,OH. Loved the music e-mail of you and Jim and no we are not upset about your breakup. We still like you and love hearing from you. Jim is our one and only grand-son and we love him dearly. Keep up the good work and tell Jim to call. Ha. Love Grandma and
Grandpa.

Comment by JEAN LANDENBURG




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