I'm still reading this one but felt bad about the lack of posting during the Christmas holiday. I had tons of time off and planned on reading a lot but on my last day before Christmas vacation, a bunch of drama took place at work leaving me in a total funk all through the holiday. When I'm depressed or worried, I just can't concentrate enough to read. I did a lot of shopping and movie watching with my time off.
Before all of this, I started reading The House in Paris and fully intended to finish it. It wasn't what I expected but is surprising me with how lovely the story is even if it doesn't seem to be leading to a happy ending. I love the way Elizabeth Bowen writes not just about Paris but the unusual people who reside in this boarding house.
Things are so much better at work so I think I can go back to my books now.