Well, since last week's check in on what I've been reading, I've finished one book, and am still working on another.
Last Friday on my commute home (good timing!) I finished reading the ebook, Heat Wave by Richard Castle. The writing wasn't anything amazing but it really was a lot of fun. On every single page I was picturing the characters from the TV show and there were lots of little comments and bits of dialogue here and there that made me chuckle. Now I can't wait to watch Season 2 of the show, as only Season 1 has aired so far on TV here in Japan. Especially since I hear the book makes an appearance!
I should have already finished The Temple of the Golden Pavilion by Yukio Mishima for the Japanese Literature Book Group discussion which was supposed to start today. But I'm not even half way into it yet. I'd hoped to have a nice reading day yesterday but sadly that didn't work out. If you are looking for the discussion post, I hope you won't mind a slight postponement. I'll have it up in the next couple of days or by Friday at the latest.
Last week I also mentioned Doctor Zhivago and how I hadn't got very far into it. Well, I haven't picked it up at all this past week and I think I'm just going to set it aside for now. I've heard some people are having problems with this new translation of it, but I do still want to give it a go at some point. Perhaps later on this winter when I don't have so much else on my plate and can devote some time to it.
So that's what I'm reading right now. Hopefully I can finish off the Mishima soon so I can dive into my December pile of books to read that also includes several that I didn't get to this month. There really are always too many books, and never enough time in which to read them all!
What are you reading this week?
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