dangermousie: (FY: Tamahome red by jadeicons)
The best way to have lunch? Getting a stuffed pretzel and a juice at neighborhood Borders, spreading the books they allow you to bring into the dining area with you (smart move on their part, I've bought many a book after perusing it this way). There is no giddy feeling to compare with when you first open a new book and realize it's a whole other world for you to fall in love with. And they know it!

Today my haul was very modest. Tanuja Desai Hidier's Born Confused. It was a Desi novel for less than $8 and sounded like Bollywood in book form. Of course, prior to buying it I made sure it ended in the way I liked, as after Vikram Seth's A Suitable Boy, any Indian-themed novel with words "suitable" and "boy" in close proximity makes me nervous (ASB might be a masterpiece of world lit but the ending of it pissed me off enough to want to hunt down Mr. Seth).

On the way out I also saw a thick novel entitled Darcy and Elizabeth: days and nights at Pemberley. By the description on the back (I can't resist a train-wreck), I was delighted to discover that someone published an explicit P&P fanfic. Yay. Indeed.

During the lunch itself I had the best time reading the first volume of Yuu Watase's manga Alice 19th. Why? I loved Fushigi Yuugi anime that was based on a manga of hers. After finding out the plot of Alice I realize it's the 4th manga of Watase that holds to the belief that a teen girl is key to saving the world (FY, Ceres and Genbu are the other 3). Ergo, Yuu Watase and Joss Whedon are an OTP made in heaven. I won't be buying any volumes as the concept is a simplistic metaphor (words can literally hurt or kill, wow, compleeeeeex), and Alice herself is too meek, but I had a great time reading this volume and will eventually read all of them in the bookstore. Why? One word: Kyo. A gorgeous protective guy who is on the archery team and loves to bake. Boy did I go to the wrong school. And I took archery for a semester, too.

Don't believe me on my shallowness (or Kyo's hotness?). Pictorial Evidence )
dangermousie: (FY: Tamahome red by jadeicons)
The best way to have lunch? Getting a stuffed pretzel and a juice at neighborhood Borders, spreading the books they allow you to bring into the dining area with you (smart move on their part, I've bought many a book after perusing it this way). There is no giddy feeling to compare with when you first open a new book and realize it's a whole other world for you to fall in love with. And they know it!

Today my haul was very modest. Tanuja Desai Hidier's Born Confused. It was a Desi novel for less than $8 and sounded like Bollywood in book form. Of course, prior to buying it I made sure it ended in the way I liked, as after Vikram Seth's A Suitable Boy, any Indian-themed novel with words "suitable" and "boy" in close proximity makes me nervous (ASB might be a masterpiece of world lit but the ending of it pissed me off enough to want to hunt down Mr. Seth).

On the way out I also saw a thick novel entitled Darcy and Elizabeth: days and nights at Pemberley. By the description on the back (I can't resist a train-wreck), I was delighted to discover that someone published an explicit P&P fanfic. Yay. Indeed.

During the lunch itself I had the best time reading the first volume of Yuu Watase's manga Alice 19th. Why? I loved Fushigi Yuugi anime that was based on a manga of hers. After finding out the plot of Alice I realize it's the 4th manga of Watase that holds to the belief that a teen girl is key to saving the world (FY, Ceres and Genbu are the other 3). Ergo, Yuu Watase and Joss Whedon are an OTP made in heaven. I won't be buying any volumes as the concept is a simplistic metaphor (words can literally hurt or kill, wow, compleeeeeex), and Alice herself is too meek, but I had a great time reading this volume and will eventually read all of them in the bookstore. Why? One word: Kyo. A gorgeous protective guy who is on the archery team and loves to bake. Boy did I go to the wrong school. And I took archery for a semester, too.

Don't believe me on my shallowness (or Kyo's hotness?). Pictorial Evidence )
dangermousie: (FY: Tamahome red by jadeicons)
The best way to have lunch? Getting a stuffed pretzel and a juice at neighborhood Borders, spreading the books they allow you to bring into the dining area with you (smart move on their part, I've bought many a book after perusing it this way). There is no giddy feeling to compare with when you first open a new book and realize it's a whole other world for you to fall in love with. And they know it!

Today my haul was very modest. Tanuja Desai Hidier's Born Confused. It was a Desi novel for less than $8 and sounded like Bollywood in book form. Of course, prior to buying it I made sure it ended in the way I liked, as after Vikram Seth's A Suitable Boy, any Indian-themed novel with words "suitable" and "boy" in close proximity makes me nervous (ASB might be a masterpiece of world lit but the ending of it pissed me off enough to want to hunt down Mr. Seth).

On the way out I also saw a thick novel entitled Darcy and Elizabeth: days and nights at Pemberley. By the description on the back (I can't resist a train-wreck), I was delighted to discover that someone published an explicit P&P fanfic. Yay. Indeed.

During the lunch itself I had the best time reading the first volume of Yuu Watase's manga Alice 19th. Why? I loved Fushigi Yuugi anime that was based on a manga of hers. After finding out the plot of Alice I realize it's the 4th manga of Watase that holds to the belief that a teen girl is key to saving the world (FY, Ceres and Genbu are the other 3). Ergo, Yuu Watase and Joss Whedon are an OTP made in heaven. I won't be buying any volumes as the concept is a simplistic metaphor (words can literally hurt or kill, wow, compleeeeeex), and Alice herself is too meek, but I had a great time reading this volume and will eventually read all of them in the bookstore. Why? One word: Kyo. A gorgeous protective guy who is on the archery team and loves to bake. Boy did I go to the wrong school. And I took archery for a semester, too.

Don't believe me on my shallowness (or Kyo's hotness?). Pictorial Evidence )

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