Meg Rosoff is guest blogging over at Penguin. She's there the entire week and answering questions in the comments. So far the topics have ranged from her cottage on the Suffolk coastline, to poisonous mushrooms, to the moons of Jupiter. Rosoff's most recent novel, What I Was, was on my Best of 2008 list and her upcoming The Bride's Farewell is due out August 6th. Head on over and check it out.
I can't quit Jennifer Echols . Not that I really try that hard, but I read her new ones and often feel as though I'm still searching for that one in possession of that certain something that will make me feel the way Going Too Far did. Like I couldn't put it it down. And definitely like I didn't hate either of the main characters after the fact. Well, I found it with Such a Rush . I read this 300+ pager in a single night, which clears up the question of whether or not I couldn't put it down. And I finished it definitely not hating either of the main characters. I didn't finish it loving them both unreservedly, though. I loved Leah with my whole heart from page one and that never changed. My feelings regarding one of the Hall brothers remain complicated. More to come on this in a bit. On a side note, I'm delighted that Such a Rush is Ms. Echols' hardcover debut. It's a meticulously designed book, a pleasure to hold in my hands as I stayed up way
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