Now, 2013 wasn't really THAT eventful for me in the sense that I haven't been anywhere new or nothing really THAT significant happened. It was an "okay" year. Life revolved mainly and comfortably around friends and family and time was spent shuttling between Gensan and Davao. There were little adventures here and there and in case I need some refreshing of those mini-adventures, there's always the Archive button of this blog.
So I came up instead with this "Book Inventory" post, in which I try to share to you an accurate list of books I've read last year. I must say that 2013 happily got me back to reading.
Anddd, I may be a book lover but firstly, I'm a CHEAPSKATE! So I have to give a big shout out to my friends who lent me their books, free of charge. Haha. God bless awesome friends with awesome books. :)
One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez (borrowed from the university library)
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald (borrowed from Angela)
The Catcher in the Rye by J. D Salinger (borrowed from Melvin)
Persuasion by Jane Austen (Bought at NBS only for Php 99!)
Eat Pray Love by Elizabeth Gilbert (borrowed from Kezia)
Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami (borrowed from Toni)
Looking for Alaska by John Green (borrowed from Toni)
Field Guide to Happiness for Women by Barbara Kipfer (borrowed from Ate Stacy)
How To Be Good by Nick Hornby (a Booksale find)
Can You Keep A Secret by Sophie Kinsella (borrowed from Kezia)
Shopaholic Takes Manhattan by Sophie Kinsella (borrowed form Kezia)
The Carrie Diaries by Candace Bushnell (borrowed both from Pat)
Summer and the City by Candace Bushnell (borrowed both from Pat)
Let It Snow by John Green, Maureen Johnson and Lauren Myracle (Kris Kringle gift from Kent)
That's the full list of books I've really finished reading. There were a lot of attempts to read more, mostly books loaned out from the library, but I hate paying for fines so I return them with only half of them read. Sad.
But anyway, there will be more time for reading this year. At the moment, I've already finished reading Breakfast at Tiffany's by Truman Capote (a present from my highschool BFF). I'm trying to speed-read Man Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus by John Gray (borrowed from Irish) because it will be passed around my blockmates. Plus! I have in my hands Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett which I borrowed from a dear friend. Hopefully, it'll be my first ever Neil Gaiman read (plus a Terry Pratchett at that).
I wish for more awesome books to read.
And I mean not Tax and Law books for school! Haha. Joke. :)